Created by the Creative Tourism Network®, these prestigious Awards aim to reward companies, projects, and destinations worldwide that foster creative tourism under all its forms and vehiculates its positive values.
The international jury of the Creative Tourism Awards, composed of international experts in tourism marketing and creative economy, took on the heavy task to select the winners among a total of 206 applications, from 26 countries.
The main criteria were the use of creativity to design unique experiences and to create an ecosystem at a local scape.
This level demonstrates how creative tourism has developed in recent years, becoming a model of virtuous tourism, adaptable to the most diverse contexts, businesses, and landscapes.
For Caroline Couret, director of the Creative Tourism Network®, “this high participation demonstrates how creative tourism has developed in recent years, becoming a model of virtuous tourism, adaptable to the most diverse contexts, businesses, and landscapes. Creative tourism was even one of the few tourism segments compatible with COVID-19 restrictions. It is our mission to identify and give our support to these initiatives around the world that are betting on a new and sustainable tourism model”.
The winners will benefit from the international promotion of the Creative Tourism Network®, as well as strategic collaborations and synergies.
Internationally recognized for its action in favor of more innovative and sustainable tourism, the Creative Tourism Network® gathers destinations of all kinds, located around the world, that bet et on creative tourism to meet this new travel demand, as well as to create a value chain for their territories.
The winners of the 8e Edition of the Creative Tourism Awards are:
Best Creative Destination
United States of America
Best Strategy for Creative Tourism Development
Alcaldía de Medellín
Best Creative Tourism Experience
Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Best Creative Hotel
Special Mention of the Creative Tourism Awards
About the Creative Tourism Network®
The Creative Tourism Network® is the official organization for the development and promotion of creative tourism worldwide, collaborating with UNESCO, UNWTO, and Ministries.
• The identification, training, consultancy, mentoring and promotion to destinations willing to position themselves within the creative tourism international market, through the label CreativeFriendly Destination.
• The academic and professional customized training: Creative Tourism Academy.
• Conferences, curation of content, and events organizations on creative tourism.
• Research on Good Practices and Code of Ethics of Creative Tourism.
• Annual organization of the Creative Tourism Awards.