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    Call for entries for Best Creative Destination 2019

      Is your destination a creative one?  If the answer is “YES”, do not miss the opportunity to receive the Creative Tourism Award within the category Best Creative Destination! You just have to fill the form! It’s easy, fast … and your destination certainly deserves it! Info & application are here Deadline is January 6th […]

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    Creative Tourism Awards 2019…and the winners are…

    The winners of four categories of the  Creative Tourism Awards 2019 were revealed last November 6th, within the event organized by the Creative Tourism Network® at the World Travel Market in London. The international panel of judges overcame the challenge to select the awardees among 160 applications, all accrediting a high level of creativity, authenticity, and sustainability. The winners are:   […]

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    Creative Tourism in Colombia

    The Creative Tourism Network® was honored to participate in the Cultural Tourism Meeting, which was held from November 13 to 15 in the Colombian city of Popayán (Cauca). The world leadership of Colombia in the area of Orange Economy was once again evidenced, both by the relevance of the reflections and examples presented and by […]

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    Valparaíso joins the Creative Tourism Network®

    The Municipality of Valparaíso, through its Tourism Department, has joined the CreativeTourismNetwork® to improve and diversify the arrival of tourists and more specifically out of season. By receiving the CreativeFriendly label, the city is positioning itself internationally in front of new generations of tourists, who are looking for unique experiences. The creative DNA of Valparaíso […]

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    Barcelos, new CreativeFriendlyDestination!

    The CreativeTourismNetwork® is very pleased to welcome the city of Barcelos (Portugal) as new destination certified “CreativeFriendly”. The Committee of the CreativeTourismNetwork® highlighted Barcelos’ rich heritage, know-how, and traditions, especially for what it concerns its crafts, folk art and gastronomy, as well as the engagement of the Municipality to use the creativity as a tool […]

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    Creative Tourism convinces the WTM

    A hundred professionals attended the conference organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market – London last November 5th. For its 5th edition, the topic focused was “Is the creative tourism the new multi-tool of the tourist industry?” … And the answer was … “YES, definitely!” Such a paradigm reflects the fast […]

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    Creative tourism in Argentina

    The director of the Creative Tourism Network® had the honor to share a keynote within the prestigious FIT – International Tourism Fair , held lat October 7th in Buenos Aires. The FIT is a referent for the tourist industry, especially in South America, and for this reason, it made sense to share experiences and good […]

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    Tango and creative tourism in Montevideo

    The Creative Tourism Network® (CTN) had the honor and pleasure of celebrating World Tourism Day on September 27th, in such a paradigmatic city as Montevideo is, for all that concerns synergies between creative industries and tourism. The director of CTN gave a master class on the theme “Tango, creative industries and tourism”, as part of […]

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    Creative Tourism in Portugal

    The Creative Tourism Network® had the honor to speak within the Seminar on “Tourism development at regional and municipal level: how to explore new opportunities” organized last September 19th in Caldas de Rainha (Center Portugal), by  IPDT – Turismo e Consultoria with the support of Turismo de Portugal. Hundreds of delegates from the whole country attended this event […]

  • Awards call for entries

    6th Creative Tourism Awards: call for entries

    The Creative Tourism Network® is pleased to announce the open registration of the 6th Creative Tourism Awards. These trophies aim to reward every year companies, projects and destinations worldwide that bet on the creative tourism to cater this increasing demand of travelers eager to experience the local culture, while creating a value chain for the territory. The applicant can apply for […]

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    Recife, New CreativeFriendlyDestination

    Last August 2d, the Secretary of Tourism, Sports and Leisure of Recife City Council, Mrs. Ana Paula Vilaça, announced officially the recognition of Recife as a CreativeFriendlyDestination, an international label granted by the CreativeTourismNetwork® to distinguish the destinations that bet on creativity to turn the new challenges of tourism into opportunities. Also known as a Capital […]

  • Îles de la Madeleine, tourisme créatif

    The Îles de la Madeleine: from strategy to model to follow

    Last June, the Director of the Creative Tourism Network (R)  visited the Magdalen Islands (Quebec) where she was impressed, not only by the quality and diversity of the creative offers, but also by the excellency of the creative tourism management model, that allows to attract new profiles of travelers, and to create a value chain […]