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    The 2019 Creative Tourism Catalogue is on the way !

    The Network is growing, and there’s still time to join us! We are currently working on the newest edition of our Creative Tourism Catalogue. It is aimed at tour operators, travel agencies and travel advisers, who want to propose authentic and unique experiences worldwide for their customers, with the guarantee that they’ll visit destinations that […]

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    Creative Tourism taught in La Rochelle (France)

    The director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret, delivered a two-days workshop on creative tourism management for the 32 students of the Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality from La Rochelle Tourism and Hospitality School- Excelia Group (former Sup de Co), in La Rochelle, France. A theoritical and practical approach gave them the opportunity to learn […]

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    Creative Tourism in Scotland

    The director of the Creative Tourism Network® spoke within the International Tay Cities Conference, that took place last March 26th in the Scottish city of Dundee, awarded Creative City of Design by the UNESCO. More than 200 professional and institutional stakeholders attended the event whose aim was to work on a common strategy for the cities […]

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    UNWTO: 2019 Year of Education-Skills and Employment

    Last January 24th, the Secretary General of World Tourism Organization , Zurab Pololikashvili, inaugurated  the “2019: Year of Education-Skills and Employment“, at the UNWTO’s headquarters in Madrid.  This will be an important year for the creative tourism that, besides of being an economic lever for the territories, is also recognized for its hability to create a value chain […]

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    Creative Tourism Awards: the winners revealed!

    The Creative Tourism Awards for “Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development” and “Best Creative Destination” were revealed last January 24th, within the frame of the FITUR, International Tourism Trade in Madrid. The Brazilian creative tourism network “RECRIA“, for the Strategy and “CreativeSwitzerland” for the Destination, convinced the international panel of judges who overcame the challenge […]

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    Creative Tourism in Recife

    The Creative Tourism Network® participated last December 7th -8th at the Seminar on Creative Tourism (Seminario do Turismo Criativo), organized in Recife by the City Council (Prefeitura), with the collaboration of SEBRAE and RECRIA (national creative tourism network), among many other organizations. International experts like the Professor Greg Richards, author of the creative tourism concept, […]

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    The French Ministry of Culture bets on Cultural & Creative Tourism

    The French Ministry of Culture organized the 2nd Meeting of Cultural Tourism, held on 20th November at the Louvre-Lens, with the aim of “strengthening the link between culture and tourism and offering professionals from both sectors a favorable framework of exchange to the development of synergies and sustainable partnerships.” These meetings enable to deepen the objectives of the interministerial […]

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    Creative Tourism Awards 2018 … and the winners are …

    The winners of three categories of the  Creative Tourism Awards 2018 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 179 applications, all accrediting a high level of creativity, authenticity and sustainability. The winners are: Best […]

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    Successful session on creative tourism at WTM London

    Last November 6th, hundreds of professionals attended the conference on creative tourism organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the World Travel Market in London. Three decision-makers of three very different kinds of destinations – namely Medellín, Tuscany, and Ibiza, shared their good practices on how to create a value chain through the creative tourism, […]

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    Les Îles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), new CreativeFriendlyDestination(R)

    Les Îles de la Madeleine, located on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (Canadian province of Quebec), were recognized CreativeFriendlyDestination(R) by the Creative Tourism Network® (CTN) within the Conference on organized last October 24th, by the public body Tourisme des Îles de la Madeleine. The recognition was delivered to M.Michel Bonato, Tourist Board General Manager, and M. Jason […]


    Creative Tourism at the NECSTouR Conference

    The CreativeTourismNetwork® (CTN) participated in the NECSTouR Thematic Conference, organized last October 11th in Brussels by NECSTouR and the Region of Galicia, at the Fundación Galicia Europa, as a side event of the European Week of Regions and Cities. About 70 representatives from NECSTouR Regions and the main EU Institutions and Stakeholders involved in Tourism and Cultural Heritage participated to the […]

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    World Day Tourism in Medellín

    The City of Medellín (Colombia) celebrated the World Tourism Day organizing a conference focused on digital transformation and creative tourism. International speakers shared their experiences with a wide audience composed of local stakeholders actively involved in the tourist industry. The creative tourism was presented by the director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret, who […]