Creative Tourism Awards – Presentation and application

Creative Tourism Awards

Created by
the Creative Tourism Network®,
the Creative Tourism Awards
aim to reward companies,

projects and destinations worldwide that foster
this new generation of tourism,
characterized by the active participation of the tourists
in artistic and creative activities.

Internationally recognized for its action in favor of a more innovative and sustainable tourism, the Creative Tourism Network® works with a panel of prestigious experts headed by Professor Greg Richards, co-inventor of the creative tourism concept, in order to determine and guarantee the respect of the Best Practices of the Creative Tourism.

Thus, the international jury of the Creative Tourism Awards selects every year five winners among hundreds of initiatives and destinations that highlight for their commitment to this emerging sector.

Are particularly appreciated the authenticity and creativityof the proposals, as well as the promoters’ interest in involving locals and tourists in the co-creation of their experiences.

Besides the recognition, the winners are offered tools and services in terms of promotion.

The categories are:

Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development  

(New: open to previous studies as well as projects carried out or in the process)

Best Creative Destination

Best Creative Travel Agency / Tour Operators

Best Creative Lodging

Best Creative Experiences



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1 – All applicants must have been in operation for at least 6 months, except those in the “Strategy” category which can also address projects not yet implemented.
2 – Applications must be submitted in English.
3 – The registration period is on January, 17th  2022.
4 – Only complete registrations will be considered.
5 – Registrations must be registered through the electronic form. Support materials (photos, videos, others) must be sent via wetransfer, dropbox, etc., the link of which must be included at the end of the form.
6 – The Committee of Experts will use the information and data provided in the electronic form. for the selection process and, in part, for the promotion of the winners.


Winners of previous edition

Interview of winners