Yearly Archives

  • Why is creative tourism a solution to reactivate tourism in times of pandemic?

    – BECAUSE:  creative tourism’ sustainability is based on its circular economy model that consists of (co-)creating unique experiences, from existing resources, such as know-how. the crisis has raised citizens’ curiosity for Km0 culture and staycation, which means to convert intangible heritage into unique experiences able to attract the most diverse targets (singles, seniors, kids friendly, […]

  • Creative Tourism, awarded in the Medellín Product Show Contest

    The Creative Tourism Network® had the honor of collaborating in the Product Show Contest (Concurso Salón de Producto de Medellín), organized by the Greater Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Medellín City Council. This contest seeks to recognize and reward tourism service providers who, with their proposals, contribute to the economic reactivation […]

  • French media echoing on creative tourism

    Creative tourism appeared as a solution for post-lockdown tourism, focused on proximity, human relationships, and experiences. French destinations and tourist industry showed a growing interest in its virtuous tourism, both able to meet this new demand, as well as to create ecosystem and value chains for the territories.   Thank you so much to French […]

  • Barcelos, COVID-19 Measures

    The city of Barcelos – Portugal, response to COVID – 19,  has defined a set of measures to help the local crafts and folk art community during this very difficult period. ·         The city created a support pack to protect the sustainability of the Creative sector with handicraft purchases. ·         The Municipality of Barcelos has been supporting local crafts […]

  • Interview with Tania Hristova, Mayor of Gabrovo (Bulgaria)

     The city of Gabrovo, certified CreativeFriendlyDestination and CreativeCity of UNESCO, is a very inspiring one and a model for the creative economy.  We had the honor to interview Mrs.Tania Hristova, Mayor of Gabrovo,  who kindly accepted to expose her strategic vision of the city. – CreativeTourismNetwork® (CTN):  What makes Gabrovo so unique? How would you define its DNA?  […]

  • Perpignan-Méditerranée (France), CreativeFriendly Destination

    The Creative Tourism Network®, is very honored to welcome the destination Perpignan-Méditerranée among its CreativeFriendly destinations! The proposal presented by Perpignan-Méditerranée Tourisme has indeed won over the CTN Committee, both for the rich identity of its territory and for the authenticity and relevance of the creative tourism experiences offered, specially designed in collaboration with a […]

  • Experiencing the French and Catalan gastronomy

    Another richness of our double identity is reflected in our cuisine whose recipes are bursting with flavors all Mediterranean but also know-how, to give pride of place to the classics of French gastronomy. Our terroir makes up one of the most generous gardens from which the best fresh products come. The ideal breeding ground for curious chefs! […]

  • Day of survival and discovery of prehistoric heritage

    It is in Tautavel, the cradle of prehistoric man where a 450,000-year-old skull was found, that we offer you a day of survival in a small group. Supervised by an animator from the Prehistoric Museum of Tautavel, you will discover the survival techniques of men from prehistoric times. Come make a tool, learn how to […]

  • Make your own travel book!

    Accompanied by a local artist, you will sketch the landscapes, the alleys and other scenes of life of our destination on a “travel diary”. Convert the memory of your stay into a unique drawing or painting. This activity is open to all levels, as the objective being is to draw your perception of what surrounds […]

  • “Casteller” at the heart of a human pyramid …

    Our “Castells” or literally “Human Castles” are essential. A local association will be pleased to welcome you to a training session. Be passionate about this Catalan tradition combining sports practice, balance, and traditional know-how and vibrate during a unique and privileged experience. Thrills guaranteed! Credit photo: Castells Adifolk ©Ville de Perpignan