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    The Creative Tourism Network® will dedicate the World Tourism Day, to Creative Tourism and Staycation

    Tourism is certainly one of the sectors most affected by the pandemic. However, beyond the disparities, international destinations and experts agree on the fact that, despite the uncertainties, its reactivation will operate in all parts of the world in the form of local tourism, also known as staycation. To (Re)discover your region can be exciting […]

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    Barcelos supporting handicrafts through creative tourism during the pandemic

    The Municipality of Barcelos has been supporting the handicraft – one of the identity factors that most contribute to the international recognition and distinction in the field of pop art and creative tourism (Creative City of UNESCO, Creative Friendly Destination and Sustainable Tourism European Award). Handicraft and its creative community are, to Barcelos, a differential […]

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    Creative news from Gabrovo (Bulgaria)

    Please, discover the recent creative activities led in Gabrovo (Bulgaria) as well as,  the details of their certification as #CreativeFriendlyDestination  Press HERE SUCCESSFUL FIFTH EDITION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM “IN THE WORLD OF OLD MOUNTAIN ARCHITECTURE” (AUGUST 7-9, 2020) “Excellent organization, useful training with a practical focus and a well-chosen theoretical part. ” This is the assessment […]

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    100 scholars participate in the School of Creative Tourism of Lake Llanquihue

    100 scholarships, connected from Puerto Varas, Frutillar, Puerto Octay, and Llanquihue, participated in the opening day of the School of Entrepreneurship in Creative Tourism. Rodrigo Carrasco, director of Corfo Los Lagos, stated that “a concrete way to make the economy more sustainable is to incorporate creativity. This integrated territorial program seeks to promote the Llanquihue […]

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    Why is creative tourism a solution to reactivate tourism in times of pandemic?

    – BECAUSE:  creative tourism’ sustainability is based on its circular economy model that consists of (co-)creating unique experiences, from existing resources, such as know-how. the crisis has raised citizens’ curiosity for Km0 culture and staycation, which means to convert intangible heritage into unique experiences able to attract the most diverse targets (singles, seniors, kids friendly, […]

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    Creative Tourism, awarded in the Medellín Product Show Contest

    The Creative Tourism Network® had the honor of collaborating in the Product Show Contest (Concurso Salón de Producto de Medellín), organized by the Greater Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Medellín City Council. This contest seeks to recognize and reward tourism service providers who, with their proposals, contribute to the economic reactivation […]

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    French media echoing on creative tourism

    Creative tourism appeared as a solution for post-lockdown tourism, focused on proximity, human relationships, and experiences. French destinations and tourist industry showed a growing interest in its virtuous tourism, both able to meet this new demand, as well as to create ecosystem and value chains for the territories.   Thank you so much to French […]

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    Barcelos, COVID-19 Measures

    The city of Barcelos – Portugal, response to COVID – 19,  has defined a set of measures to help the local crafts and folk art community during this very difficult period. ·         The city created a support pack to protect the sustainability of the Creative sector with handicraft purchases. ·         The Municipality of Barcelos has been supporting local crafts […]