The state of Minas Gerais (Brazil) has  initiated a serie of discussions related to the creative tourism. To inaugurate this new cycle, Sistema Fecomércio MG, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports,  invited the director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret to participate in a program of debates and presentations about this topic, held in Belo Horizonte.

She  presented the creative tourism to tourist managers of diverse areas of Minas Gerais. A webinar organized by SENAC and meetings with experts of  SETES-MG were  held as well, to promote the development of the creative tourism through the state.

The cycle of debates closed with a serie of conferences scheduled within the week Semana do Turismo do Sistema Fecomércio MG,  in which took part experts such as Marina Simião, Superintendent of Gastronomy of SETES, Luiz Fernando Moraes,  Minister of Tourism of Porto Alegre, and Director of Porto Alegre Creative Tourism Ana Carla Fonseca, creative economy expert, and Enrique Avogadro, Creative Economy Sub Secretary of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Hans Aichinger, responsible for Senac gastronomy area; Bernardo Roca Rey, president of Apega; and Ivo Faria, expert gastronomy chef, among others.

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 Credit Photos:  FÉCOMERCIO MG and SETES MG.