Cultural Tourism

STEPS Pilot Project on Cultural Heritage and Diverse Societies implemented by Lisbon and Rijeka News, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents

26.06.2017 | The co-joint project of the EU and the Council of Europe "STEPS" will be piloted in Lisbon, Portugal and Rijeka, Croatia to feed into the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture.
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BalticMuseums: Love IT! - Gamification included News, European funding for museums, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Tourism, Learning

16.06.2017 | Nine museums, research and tourism institutions launched the three year project "BalticMuseums: Love IT!" to develop new IT-supported offers for visitors for museums, science centres and other cultural institutions.
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European Heritage Label: 25 sites pre-selected for European Commission News, Cultural Tourism, EU Culture Policy

02.05.2017 | 19 Member States of the European Union proposed 25 sites to the European Commission to be awarded the European Heritage Label. The Commission will designate the sites in early 2018.
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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 - funding of 8 million Euro secured News, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities, European funding for museums, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents

27.04.2017 | During a vote on 27 April 2017 the European Parliament decided on proper funding for cultural projects as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. The EYCH was initiated as part of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3 -...
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World Heritage Day - 18 April News, Museum Management, Cultural Tourism, Intercultural Dialogue, Urban Development

18.04.2017 | This year's World Heritage Day - celebrating international monuments and sites - is under the theme of sustainable tourism.
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NEMO Publication: Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development

10.03.2017 | With "Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums" NEMO follows up on its conference from November 2016. The articles introduce and discuss spill-over effects, innovative business models and cooperation strategies for museums...
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International #MuseumDay launched! News, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development, Cultural Creativity

13.12.2016 | On Monday, 12 December 2016, ICOM officially launched the International Museum Day set to take place on and around 18 May 2017.
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Audience Development study to be presented at ENCATC Annual Conference News, Audience Development, Cultural Tourism, Learning

15.09.2016 | The study on "Audience Development: how to put audiences at the centre of cultural organisations" will be presented by Alessandro Bollo on 7 October.
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Study from Spain shows long-term effects of science museums News, Audience Development, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development, Learning

01.08.2016 | A study conducted in six Spanish cities with nine scientific cultural initiatives found that they have positive long-term effects for the visitors and the cities hosting them.
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Rising visitor numbers at Italian museums News, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents, Audience Development

29.07.2016 | The number of museum visits in the first four months of 2016 increased by 1 million compared to the same period of the previous year.
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