Cultural Tourism

With the remarkable variety of cultural heritage across Europe, the onset of globalisation offers significant opportunities for economic growth. A large part of that heritage is represented in the collections of European museums, which draw tourists from across Europe and around the world. The huge influx of tourists that museums attract is one of their most important contributions to local economies, and is becoming a growing industry in Europe at large.

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Recent News in Cultural Tourism

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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