Creativity, tourism and the value of a territory

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Cultour is Capital held its second thematic webinar to address the topic: The role of culture and creativity in supporting tourism recovery in fragile destinations. Four experts from creativity and tourism sector were invited to the session: Emilio Casalini, creative director at Sciacca’s Open Air Museu Paola Galuffo, co-founder and curator at Periferica, Carlo Ferretti, …

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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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TraCEs Co-Creation TLabs give rise to new transformative travel experiences

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Tourism, culture, creation and eagerness to innovate have been the key to the success of TraCEs Co-Creation TLabs. 5 workshops in 5 European cities have welcomed the new initiative of Culture is Capital, a meeting point between professionals in the tourism sector and the Creative and Cultural Industries (CCIs) of each city to generate new …

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Matera TLab, 7th February 2020

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The city of Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019, was one of the five cities to held TraCEs Co-Creation Tlab with a great success of participation and results, last 7th of February. As Raffaele Vitulli, Materahub co-founder and project manager, explained: “Matera has become an international tourist destination in the past 30 years, thanks to …

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Burgos TLab, 4th February 2020

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The city of Burgos in Spain is currently working on its candidacy to be the European Capital of Culture by 2031, with it, the city has shown a strong will to project city’s cultural and tourism values, and even more in the field of transformative tourism. Thus, the idea of a TLab in which public …

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Gelsenkirchen TLab, 29th January 2020

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The city of Gelsenkirchen, in Ruhr area, welcomed the second TraCEs Co-Creation TLab gathering a mix of specialists from the fields of culture, creative industries, media, city representatives and travel companies in a worth mentioning venue, the “Daig” a coworking space on the Halfmannshof area, the network of creative quarters of national and international art …

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Rijeka TLab, 24th January 2020

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The city of Rijeka, European Capital of Culture 2020, was the starting point for TraCEs Co-Creation TLabs. On the 24th of January, the Faculty of Economics and Business University of Rijeka called a very eclectic group of participants from tourist operators and tour guides, digital agencies, national parks and cities representatives, representatives of Croatian Commerce …

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Cultour is Capital, presented in FITUR

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Inmedia Solutions, partner in Cultour is Capital, assisted to the last edition of FITUR (Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair) to present Cultour is Capital project. From 22-26 of January 2020, Livia Paretti and Josep Maria Palau, co-founders of Inmedia, did their labor of introducing Cultour is Capital to a variety of cultural foundations, tourism offices, …

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Matera debates on the role of ECoC in local development

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Last 25th October, the city of Matera became centre of international debate. Members of the ECoC-SME Interreg Europe and Cultour is Capital project, together with representatives of the cultural and creative industries, and tourism sector, discussed the role of European Capitals of Culture as a driving force for local development. The event was organized by …

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