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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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    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 […]

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    New Horizons – Loulé, when nature and culture come together

    In the South of Portugal, the region of the Algarve has everything a tourist might look for: beautiful beaches, luxury balneary stations, immense golf courses… However, coiled in the region, in between the verdant coasts and the picturesque villages, lies a hidden treasure-trove: the municipality of Loulé prides itself in its heritage and its multicultural […]

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    New Horizons: Ibiza, a perfect blend of modernity and tradition

    We all know Ibiza for its beautiful beaches, its vibrant summer music scene and its party community. Rarely, if ever, do we hear about its daily life, its culture, or its heritage. And yet, this beautiful city has everything a creative tourist might look for: imagination, a real connection to nature, and a rediscovery of […]

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    New Horizons: Gabrovo, between magic and traditions

    In the centre of Bulgaria, near the Balkan Mountains, lies the Gabrovo Province. The name might sound familiar – perhaps you’ve heard of it during the International Humour Festival. Their inhabitants will tell you, their eyes sparkling with pride, that Gabrovo was not always this lively. Not so long ago, times were hard, food was […]

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    Creative Tourism in Veneto

    It is always a pleasure to conduct a workshop on Creative Tourism within the Master in Economics and Tourism Management of the CISET (International Centre for Studies on Tourism Economics, Ca’Foscari University of Venice), based in Treviso (Italy). The director of the Creative Tourism Network® conducted a session with students who had the opportunity to design […]

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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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    Lobster trap fabrication at Musée de l’Île d’Entrée

    At the Musée de l’Île d’Entrée, watch and learn how a typical Entry Island lobster trap is made. This fun demonstration is suitable for all ages to enjoy! At the end of the demonstration, you will be given the opportunity to paint your very own buoy! More information…

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    Limaçon – Stone-cutting workshop

    Go on a stone hunt on the beaches of the Island to make your own masterpiece! Polish and make your stone pendant under the supervision of a professional. During this workshop, visitors will learn to cut and polish their own stone pendant, with insightful and professional advice from craftsman-jeweller Martin Fournier. Choose from several gemstones, […]