Successful conference on creative tourism at WTM – London

The conference organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market, last November 8th in London,  gathered hundreds of professionals interested in this new tourist trend. They could learn further through the lecture given by Caroline Couret, director of CTN, as well as from the presentations of three representatives of destinations members of the network: Mr. Vicent Torres Guasch, President of Consell Insular d’Eivissa (Ibiza Island Council), Mr. Alberto Peruzzini, Director of Toscana Promozione Turistica, and Mrs. Carita Santos, Responsible of Loulé Criativo (Portugal). 

The speakers all insisted in the fact that the creative tourism not only offers new opportunities in terms of demand, but represent also a tool of governance for the destinations and the local development.

All the destinations members of the network were also promoted within the conference and the trade fair.

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Creative Tourism Awards 2016:

and the winners are …

Created by the Creative Tourism Network®, the Creative Tourism Awards aim to reward companies, projects and destinations worldwide that foster this new generation of tourism, characterized by the active participation of the tourists in artistic and creative activities.

And the CTA2016 go to ... 

Best Strategy  for Creative Tourism Development: Visit Estonia

Best Creative Destination : Pafos Region – Cyprus

Best Creative Travel Agency : Human Connections (Mexico)

Best Creative Residency : La Tavola Marche (Italy)

Best Creative Experiences: The Place (Cyprus)

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Creative geyser in Ibiza!

Ibiza Creativa, the new creative tourism program fostered by the Consell Insular d‘Eivissa (Ibiza Island Council), organized, last November 23rd, a training for the local entrepreneurs to design and promote creative tourism experiences.

The President of the Consell Insular, D. Vicent Torres Guasch, opened the session, focusing on the immense potential of Ibiza to fit this new demand, thanks to its creative atmosphere, its creative people and the five municipalities’ involvement.

Indeed, the work session highlighted the participants’s inexhaustible source of ideas and their willingness to work together.

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Lucena bets on creativity

The city of Lucena, andalousian member of the Creative Tourism Network®, organized last November 24th, a round-table on creative tourism in which participated Juan Ignacio Pulido, coordinator of Lucena Unesco City Of Music project and professor at University of  Jaen, Caroline Couret, director of the e Creative Tourism Network®, Juan Carlos Ábalos, executive manager of Zerca Hoteles, José Antonio García, coordinator of “Tu Historia Foundation and Manuel Lara Cantizani, councillor and Tourism Delegate of Lucena City Council.

From their different sectors, they all highlighted Lucena’s potential to attract creative tourists and to buid its strategic development on its multicultural heritage and communities’ empowerment. 

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CTN participates at the European Young Chef Award

This prestigious competition, organized by IGCAT (International Institute of Gastronomy Culture, Art and Tourism), and headed by the known Best Chef in the World, Joan Roca, as president of the jury, gathered last November 14th, 10 Young European chefs the Escola Universitària d’Hoteleria i Turisme de Sant Pol de Mar (EUHTStPOL), near Barcelona.

Representing 10 Regions of Gastronomy they were asked to highlight the importance of local food products and cultures. 

After a hard selection process due to the finalists’ high level, the jury composed by Joan Roca, Ramón Serra, president of EUHStPOL, Dr. Jordi Tresserras, professor at the University of Barcelona, Dr. Diane Dodd, president of IGCAT; and Caroline Couret, director of the Creative Tourism Network®awarded the greek chef Stamatios Misomikes.

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Workshop on creative tourism at 

Toulouse Business School

The director of the Creative Tourism Network conducted a workshop on creative tourism within the Master in Management of the Toulouse Business School - Barcelona Campus.

By developping their own projects, the students could demonstrate their strong knowledges as well as their creative mind. Think&Create! 



UNWTO International Congress on World Civilizations & Creative Tourism

Sofia, Bulgaria

The CTN will have the honour to participate in this congress, jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), whose aim is to discuss how cooperation and partnerships between tourism and creative industries can play a significant role in safeguarding and promoting tangible and intangible heritage, as well as in generating socio-economic benefits for all stakeholders. 

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Are you a T.O. or a travel agency?


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, completed by consultancy services.

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Indian MagazineTouriosity Travelmag,

 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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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: