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    BTL Lisboa welcomes a seminar on creative tourism

    Tourism professionals and delegates of local governments participated in the Seminar on Creative Tourism organized by the Creative Tourism Network® within the framework of the BTL – International Tourism Fair of Lisbon. Representatives of the Creative Tourism Network®, as well as of destinations like Loulé (Algarve, Portugal) or Porto Alegre (Brazil) shared their experiences and Best practices with stakeholders willing […]

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    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

    The Creative Tourism Network® is very proud to welcome the city of Recife as a new member labelled CreativeFriendly. Also known as a Capital of Creativity, the brazilian city of Recife is a referent for the creative tourists who can experience the local culture through a wide array of  authentic proposals that go from an […]

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    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 […]

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    Creative Tourism training: open registrations

    The Creative Tourism Network® is conducting classes and workshops on creative tourism management for many academic and professional institutions worldwide (please find details here). Most of the Masters and Bachelors we collaborate with, have opened the registrations. Do not miss it. CISET (Venice) : Master in economia e gestione del Turismo Toulouse Business School (Barcelona): Bachelor […]

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    Saint-Jean-Port-Joli inaugurates Le Vivoir

    The official opening of Le Vivoir is scheduled for June 2019. Located in the heart of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, LE VIVOIR promises an unparalleled place entirely dedicated to the arts and crafts of Quebec. The ground floor will be composed of artists’ studios open to the public, allowing the visitor an immersive experience in front of the […]

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    The Laurentides bet on creativity and innovation in tourism

    The “Laurentides”. The name sounds like an invitation to travel and dream in this beautiful region, just a few minutes away from Montreal. It’s precisely its peculiar and charming character that brought together 50 local stakeholders from various backgrounds last 19th of June. This invitation was sent by Tourisme Laurentides and Créneau ACCORD Tourisme de […]

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    The Îles de la Madeleine: a model of creative tourism

    Since their nomination as a CreativeFriendlyDestination in 2018, the Îles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) have cemented themselves as a model for creative tourism destinations worldwide. Caroline Couret, director of the CreativeTourismNetwork®, tells us more about their evolution. You’re just coming back from the Îles de la Madeleine, can you share your experience with us? […]

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    Upcoming Creative Tourism events in Quebec

    Next June 14th – 21st, the Creative Tourism Network® will participate in a serie of events organized in different creative destinations of Quebec, namely the Magdalen Islands, The Laurentides Region, and Montreal.  It is no coincidence that the Creative Tourism Network® will visit the Îles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) on June 14th to promote its […]

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    How to Spend 1 Day in the Empordanet: a Creative Itinerary

    Halfway between the city of Girona and the coastal towns on the Costa Brava, the beaches seem to have disappeared – here, you will only find monuments made of old stone, and small streets that are hidden behind a thick curtain of lush vegetation. The Empordanet is composed of several villages who are united by […]

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    Loulé Criativo: New headquarters in the Gama Lobo Palace!

    On Saturday, 1 June, the new headquarters of Loulé Criativo was inaugurated, in the renovated Gama Lobo Palace. This splendid eighteenth-century manor house emblazoned with a coat of arms is considered a landmark in terms of Loulé’s civil architecture. The ceremony was attended by Pedro Siza Vieira, Deputy Minister and Economy. The Gama Lobo Palace […]

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    Let’s stop talking about tourism.

    What if we stopped talking about tourism? What if, instead, we started talking about curiosity, empathy, artistic passion, transformative experiences – in other words, going back to the very essence of travel, and get to know the Other as well as ourselves? Then, tourism would merely be the industry in charge of logistical issues and […]

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    The “Tourism is Cultural” MOOC is open for registration!

    The French Ministry of Culture has launched a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on “Tourism is Cultural”, produced in partnership with the CNAM (National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts). This online course aims to promote cultural tourism in the country and prepare professionals for the synergy between both fields. It is the result of a […]