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[…]

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[…]

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Cultural Management and Tourism in European Cultural Routes: Cultour+ Summer School. Book of Abstracts

The International Summer School hold in Cáceres in different scenarios, was the first multiplier event of Cultour+ project, an Erasmus+ Strategic Action involving 9 partners from 6 different European Countries (Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain). This course gathered together experts, researchers and entrepreneurs from seven European countries to share diagnosis and think about[…]

Managing cross-cultural online communication in multicultural project teams: the case of Cultour+ project

The paper aims to present the process and partnership building in multicultural project teams through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) taking into account the Cultour+ communication project management plan to build virtual teams. CULTOUR+  is a Strategic Partnership (SP) of universities, local governments, SMEs and NGOs, that following the mainlines of the[…]