Cultour is Capital first Online Meeting

Cultour is Capital prepared its first online meeting last July. The theme was ECoCs and their capacity to raise local economies, promote the tourism sector, and increase the creativity value of a city. There were 6 specialists in tourism, ECoCs, and creativity who leaded the conversation.  The speakers were Jan-Paul Laarmann -Head of Innovation, Cross-Cluster-Corporations, …

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Travel with purpose and social good

Nowadays the world is going through a new era that has never been lived. Society is experiencing a change due to the pandemic and the “post-corona world” is an emerging concept within the tourism sector. Or, as some tourism bloggers have said, “we should rather ask ourselves what to do in a COVID world”. The …

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How international synergies and European network can help to the CCI in a crisis time?

By Paolo Montemurro, Materahub Director  When lockdown started, in almost all EU countries, the first places to be closed were theatres, cultural spaces, cinemas, places where culture is produced and consumed with people gathering together. It is no mystery that, together with tourism, the other sector that suffered the most and immediately from Covid-19 crisis, was …

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With creative people in the city, local tourism can work better

By Ivana Ščuroková, Communication assistant in Creative Industry Košice The second largest city in Slovakia received the title of European Capital of Culture 2013, and besides the new investment projects, the title contributed to a strong creative sector which continues to develop the opportunities for tourism until today. This endless creative potential in Košice is …

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The activities of Rijeka 2020 ECoC in the conditions of Covid-19 Crisis

By Assist. Prof. Maja Grdinic, PhD, Faculty of Economics and Business University of Rijeka In order to protect the population of the Republic of Croatia from Covid-19, in mid-March, restrictive measures were adopted. Accordingly, most of the activities of Rijeka 2020 ECoC were temporarily suspended. At that time, the mayor of Rijeka formed a programme …

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New travelling, new talk, new age

By Nicholas Montemaggi, Chief Marketing Officer at iambassador Up to now travel blogs were, in addition to being a source of inspiration for readers to decide where to undertake the next trip, especially useful to travellers when they looked for information on things to do, see and try even when they were already in the …

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