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.

To access publications and other documents that regard Cultural Tourism, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Cultural Tourism

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 of the same name held in November 2016. The articles introduce and discuss spill-over effects, innovative business models and cooperation...
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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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