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

EENC: papers published about participatory governance, business models in the CCSs and access to culture News, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Audience Development, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Tourism

16.06.2015 | At the request of the DG EAC the EENC has published comprehensive papers on the topics of "Participatory Governance of Cultural Heritage", "New Business Models in the Cultural and Creative Sectors CCSs" and "Promoting Access to...
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Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe: Report on the impact on economy, culture, society and environment. News, European funding for museums, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Tourism

15.06.2015 | The two-year Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe project has resulted in a nearly 300 page report which presents the powerful impact of cultural heritage on Europe's sustainable development. NEMO supported the report with 70...
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Call for Applications: 2016 Micheletti Award News, Projects & Calls, Learning, Audience Development, Museum Management, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Tourism

04.06.2015 | The Micheletti Award, which honors museums focused on contemporary European history and its scientific, industrial and social heritage just opened the application process for its 21st edition.
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