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

AirBnB launches 5 million Euro funding News, Cultural Tourism, Projects & Calls, Sharing

25.07.2017 | The company launched the "Community Tourism Programme" to "help preserve and promote what makes each community unique for everyone". It aims at supporting sustainable, community-based tourism projects across Europe through 2020.
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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, Sharing

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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