Newsletter 2

Cultour+ Newsletter 02

  08/06/2017  Advancing in all fronts! All Cultour+ teams continue their work slowly but firmly, building up a network, connecting ideas and people, involving in joint actions, researching and diagnosing, fostering governance in cultural routes, designing educational tools, coaching entrepreneurs, disseminating the project and the regional cultural routes in congresses. This is what Cultour+ is[…]

Incub Training

Incub Training

Project description The present global situation, with economic crises affecting many countries and regions, has had a negative impact on the availability of employment opportunities for qualified people. This has led a growing number of people to consider entrepreneurship as an avenue towards employment seeking out agencies and organisations to help them realise their business[…]

Project Cultour+: Building Professional Skills on Religious and Thermal Tourism

Pilgrims going on a pilgrimage tour or tourists seeking healing and relaxation at thermal springs and spas are special categories of travelers, involving a certain level of spirituality, interest in the cultural ambience and, sometimes, special needs. They constitute, thus, special clientele and need quite a good support on the information and services’ level. The[…]

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Cultural Management and Tourism in European Cultural Routes: from theory to practice

Proceedings from an International Cultour+ Summer School carried out between the 13th and the 15th of July 2016 hosted by the University of Extremadura in Cáceres. Under the medieval citadel, a World Heritage Site, participants let deploy their knowledge and ideas on how to transform pilgrimage routes and thermal spas into pillars for the sustainable[…]

България – Кръстова гора

Cross Forest is one out of six cultural pilgrim routes analysed within the framework of the project Cultour+. Project Cultour+ No. 2015-1-ES01-KA203-016142 “Innovation and Capacity Building in Higher Education for Cultural Management, Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism in European Cultural Routes” is an Erasmus Strategic Partnership of universities, local governments, SMEs and NGOs, that, following the[…]

Between digital and physical identities: Uses of ICT by Greek spa establishments as points for analysing perceptions of cultural heritage and economic development

The paper deals with some examples of ICT use by spa establishments in northern Greece in comparison to the spas’ actual situation and development potential. Particular emphasis is put on how thermalism and cultural heritage are perceived, represented and promoted in the spas’ websites, and on how the comparison between the spas’ digital and physical[…]