Conference Creating & Managing Experiences in Cultural Tourism

Šibenik, Croatia

The Creative Tourism Network® had the honour and the pleasure to participate at the Conference on Creating & Managing Experiences in Cultural Tourism, held last June 21st-24th in Šibenik, Croatia.

The conference, organized by the International Children’s Festival of Šibenik and the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb, provided theoretical and practical backgrounds on experience economy applied in tourism.

The international panel presented projects and studies related to the cultural heritage, the creative industries and the relevance of emotional branding as attractions for the cultural tourism markets, which confirmed the successful and sustainable conciliation of culture and tourism industry.

We seize this opportunity to congratulate the organizers for having converted a conference into a very unique experience! Hvala!  Read more.


Special collaboration with SAVIA Magazine (Amadeus)

We had the pleasure to collaborate with the prestigious tourist magazine SAVIA, with an article that highlight the relevance of the creative tourism as a lever for the territorial development. 

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Creative Tourism Awards

Call for entries

You are involved in Creative Tourism projects and you consider you deserve an award?

Here are the categories you can apply to: 

Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development

Best Creative Destination

Best Creative Travel Agency

Best Creative Residency

Best Creative Experiences

Info & registrations


Professionals & students from around the world trained in Management of the Creative Tourism

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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Creative Cities, Sustainable Tourism, 

The creative tourism, an ally for your application ...

Whether you are currently applyinig for responsible tourism grants, creative cities programs, or cooperation funds, be sure that the creative tourism can provide sustainable and innovative contents to your projects. 

Please feel free to  contact us for further informations or documents. 


10 Best reasons for Creative Tourists to choose ...

the Empordanet ...

and other Creative Destinations.


 Creative synergies in Loulé (Algarve, Portugal)

LouléCriativo, program fostered by the Municipality of Loulé (Algarve, Portugal) has demonstrated, one more time, how to create synergies and values through the creative tourism. That was during the prestigious Festival MED, within which they proposed a wide array of creative experiences to the attendees in order to invite them to go deeper into the local culture. Successful ! Read more


Saint Jean Port Joli seduces youth creatives 

Saint Jean Port Joli, Village Créatif (Québec) welcomed last June groups of youths who had the opportunity to discover the local culture by participating in a wide array of creative workshops, among wood-carving, photography, contemporary dance, luthery, graphic arts, and more! 

A very successful experience to be repeated soon ! Read more


Medellín new CreativeFriendlyDestination® 

We are proud to announce that the City of Medellin has joined the Creative Tourism Network® as a new Creative Friendly Destination.

The colombian metropolis is a paradigm for the creative tourism thanks to its rich offer of both traditional and innovative experiences.Further details will be revealed soon. Stay tuned!

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The province of Azuay joins the Creative Tourism Network 

On the 1st of June in Cuenca (Ecuador),  Azuay prefect, Paul Carrasco, announced the incorporation of the province of Azuay in the Creative Tourism Network®, within the framework of the internationalization forum organized by the prefecture of Azuay, GPA Tours and Spheramundus.

This project will highlight Azuay's intangible heritage and position this destination within the creative tourism sector.  Read more.




Good news for T.O.,

Travel Agencies and members of CTN

In addition of the guarantee to propose tourist experiences that have been designed by experts in creative tourism, the tour operators and travel agencies that will include offers from our destinations members will benefit special visibility through the Creative Tourism Network®'s channels.

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 Master in Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development:

Open registrations

As every year, we had the pleasure to conduct a workshop on creative tourism within the Master in Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development , a program organized by the University of Barcelona, the University of Torino and the International Formation Center of the OIT, in collaboration with UNESCO’s Center of World Heritage; both organizations are part of the United Nations.

We highly recommend this Master for its quality and practical application. Registrations are opened. + Info  


UOC MA in Sustainable Tourism and ICT

Creative Tourism, Creative Destinations

The Creative Tourism Network® is pleased to collaborate with the UOC MA in Sustainable Tourism and ICT - Creative Tourism, Creative Destinationsinnovative online training through which international students can develop their knowledges in this emerging sector, as well as to work on practical cases.+info


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:



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