BTL Lisboa welcomes a seminar on creative tourism

Tourism professionals and delegates of local governments participated in the Seminar on Creative Tourism organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the framework of the International Tourism Fair of Lisbon -BTL.

Representatives of the Creative Tourism Network®, as well as from destinations like Loulé (Algarve, Portugal) or Porto Alegre (Brazil) shared their experiences and Best practices with stakeholders willing to develop this new tourist trend. 

Loulé Criativo was also presented on the booth of Algarve Tourism, as a pionneering program aimed to foster the creative tourism as well as to create a branding using the creative tourism as a motor for the local dynamization.

New creative tourism destinations in Portugal and Brazil will be announced soon.

 We finally would like to congratulate and to thank again the organization of BTL for welcoming this event. It is an honor to participate in such important Fair and to collaborate with a so kind and efficient team.  Obrigada! 

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Madagascar joins the Creative Tourism Network®

It's an honor and a pleasure for us to welcome Madagascar Explorer among our members!

This inbound tour operator has more than 25 years of experience offering highest quality products and services and designing  tailormade holidays that guarantee an authentic travel experience.

Their creative tourism experiences - to be presented soon -  will introduce you to the uniqueness of Madagascar, its pristine coastal area, cultural diversity, unique biodiversity, and wonderful people! 

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Special issue on creative tourism in

Canadian Travel Press!

We have the pleasure to share this report on Creative Tourism, written by Ann Ruppenstein for the Canadian Travel Press, thjat higlhight the creative tourism as the new generation of tourism. though destinations like Saint-Jean-Port-Joli (Quebec) or Cerdeira (Portugal).

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Creative Tourism workshop within the

Master in World Heritage & Cultural Projects for Development


Our pleasure to collaborate, once again with the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development, organized by the University of Barcelona, the Turin School of Development and the UNESCO. Our congratulations to the students who demonstrate their competences and crerativity within the workshop on creative trourism!

 The Programme provides a solid foundation in a variety of cultural economics topics and explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse UNESCO Conventions (World Heritage, Intangible, Diversity of Cultural Expressions). 


Portuguese Minister of Economy and 

Secretary of State for Tourism visit Loulé Criativo

Portuguese Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, and Secretary of State for TourismAna Mendes Godinho, visited the city of Loulé (Algarve, South Portugal) in order to learn further about Loulé Criativo, the program through which Loulé joined the Creative Tourism Network®.   Source: Algarve Primeiro

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See you at the DITEX Tourist Fair (France)

We will participate at the DITEX, tourist fair to be held in Avignon (France), in order to network and promote the creative tourism destinations within the French market.

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Professionals from around the world

trained in Creative Tourism Management

With the growing international demand for training in creative tourism management, the Creative Tourism Network® has created the International Institute of Creative Tourism – a pioneering program which aims to develop training adapted to this emerging sector, complemented by consultancy and monitoring services.

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Good news for the PERFORMING TOURS!

Whether you are a choir, an orchestra, a band or a tour operator organizing performing tours, you will certainly be happy to learn that the Creative Tourism Network®’s members perfectly know your needs and will help you with the venue research, as well as logistic issues, licences and the promotion of the concerts!

Your audience is already waiting for you in Ibiza, Barcelona, Porto Alegre (Brazil), Tuscany (Italy), Algarve (South Portugal), Galicia, Provence, Austria, Canada, Japan, among others!

You will had the priviledge to perform in singular venues as well as a wide array of spaces, from churches to theater hall, passing through open air squares and parks.

Moreover, the network is collaborating with transport companies in order to offer you discounts to connect each destination!

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Indian Magazine

Touriosity Travelmag becomes Media Partner of CTN!

After a first report on Loulé Criativo, published in the edition of november of Touriosity Travelmag, we are proud to announce the continuity of our collaboration with this presitigious Indian magazine.

As Media Partner, Touriosity Travelmag will be associated to CTN's events.

On the other side, a section of Touriosity will be devoted each month to the creative tourism, in order to offer the Indian lectors (and travellers) a selection of creative activities and destinations worldwide.

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Creative tourism or the future of cultural tourism

Creative tourism

 ... or the future of cultural tourism

Article published by ACCOR.  

French version available here.

Travel trends' What if travel was also a great opportunity to develop your creative potential? This month, our "Travel Trends" column takes a look at creative tourism, a concept that is attracting a growing number of enthusiasts...  Read more.


Why being member of the Creative Tourism Network®?

For many - and good - reasons, among them:

• To launch or foster your creative tourism program thanks to the assessment, communication and press services of the Network.

• To belong to a Network whose common denominator is the excellence to promote a new kind of tourism based on quality and authenticity...

We have created new membership categories to fit your needs. Please, find further details here, or feel free to contact us: