The winners of the 7th edition of the Creative Tourism Awards have just been revealed.
Created by the World Creative Tourism Network®, these Prizes aim to reward projects and destinations around the world, that are committed to this virtuous tourism.
In the wake of new economies, creative tourism offers a sustainable model of tourism that meet the new demand of travelers in terms of authentic and creative experiences, while generating a value chain on the territories and local communities. In order to foster the Good Practices of Creative Tourism, these awards foster authenticity, innovation and sustainability.
The international jury of the Creative Tourism Awards, composed of international experts in tourism marketing and creative economy, assumed the heavy task to select the winners among a total of 184 applications, from 37 countries. The main criteria were the use of creativity to design unique experiences and to create an ecosystem at a local scape.
A Special Mention on Resilience & Creativity has been created this 2020, to reward the initiative that stood out internationally for its resilience and creativity within the pandemic context.
The director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret, pointed out “the added value of these awardees, in a year in which creative tourism has demonstrated how creativity and human resources are essential.”
The winners will benefit from the international promotion of the Creative Tourism Network®, as well as strategic collaborations and synergies through 2021, declared “International Year of Creative Economy and Sustainable Development” by the United Nations.
A special issue will present the winners
Best Creative Destination
Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia
Best Strategy in Creative Tourism Development
The Tourism Authority of Kiribati (TAK)
Kiribati Tourism Plastic Repurposing Programme
Pafos Regional Board of Tourism, Cyprus
Pafos Old Town, Craft & Creative Hub
Best Creative Experience
Instituto Distrital de Turismo de Bogotá (Colombia)
Ghosts of La Candelaria, a creative experience for the tourist reactivation
Best Creative Experience
Best Creative Travel Agency / Tour Operators
Best Creative Residency / Hostelling
Special Mention on Resilience & Creativity
Please, press HERE to discover the winners of the previous editions
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