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
European Heritage Label: 25 sites pre-selected for European Commission News, Cultural Tourism, EU Culture Policy
02.05.2017 | 19 Member States of the European Union proposed 25 sites to the European Commission to be awarded the European Heritage Label. The Commission will designate the sites in early 2018.
European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 - funding of 8 million Euro secured News, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities, European funding for museums, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents, Sharing
27.04.2017 | During a vote on 27 April 2017 the European Parliament decided on proper funding for cultural projects as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. The EYCH was initiated as part of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3 -...
World Heritage Day - 18 April News, Museum Management, Cultural Tourism, Intercultural Dialogue, Urban Development
18.04.2017 | This year's World Heritage Day - celebrating international monuments and sites - is under the theme of sustainable tourism.
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