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

The Best in Heritage: Projects of Influence Publication News, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management

02.10.2015 | The 14th Edition of Best in Heritage's Projects of Influence took place at the end of September, as in previous years a publication was also made available.
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Europeana White Paper: Transforming the World with Culture News, EU Culture Policy, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity, Learning, Cultural Tourism

26.09.2015 | The paper outlines the next steps to be taken to advance the use of digital cultural heritage in research, education, tourism and the creative industries.
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Registration now open for European Culture Forum 2015 News, Cultural Creativity, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents

16.09.2015 | The European Commission's forum will take place in Brussels, Belgium from 26-27 November 2015.
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