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Applications now open for the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019

Applications now open for the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019

Following the success of last year’s awards ETC has again partnered up with the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN), Europa Nostra and the Network of European Regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism (NECSTouR) to contribute to the legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and to encourage the development of sustainable tourism destinations around Europe.

The theme of this year’s edition of Awards is ‘Culture and Heritage for Responsible, Innovative and Sustainable Tourism”. The Awards contest is open to tourist destinations across Europe, to showcase their results and outputs in sustainable cultural tourism under seven selected categories.

  1. Intangible Cultural Heritage
  2. Heritage Interpretation Facilities
  3. Innovation and Digitisation in Cultural Tourism Development and Promotion
  4. Transnational Thematic Tourism Products, including Cultural Routes
  5. Culinary Heritage, Wine, Food and Gastronomy Tourism (in partnership with IterVitis for wine tourism and FOODBIZ Erasmus+ project led by University of Macerata)
  6. Contributions by Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) to Cultural and Creative Tourism
  7. Actions during the ‘European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018’, initiative on ‘Tourism and heritage’

Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony to be held during the 12th International Conference for Cultural Tourism on 24-26 October 2019 in Granada, Spain. 

Apply by July 1st

 

Download Call for Entries 

Download Application Form 

Download Declaration Form