An innovation ecosystem is an interconnected network of quadruple helix stakeholders, including academia, industry and different levels of the public sector and civil society. This multi-level approach applies a systemic and bottom-up approach to creating research, innovation and knowledge.
Pilot Innovation Ecosystem is the ecosystem of actors active in BeCULTOUR “Pilot” Heritage Sites. It includes local stakeholders in the cultural tourism value chain, as well as residents and visitors of the site.
Mirror Innovation Ecosystem is the ecosystem of actors active in BeCULTOUR “Mirror” Heritage Sites. It includes local stakeholders in the cultural tourism value chain, as well as residents and visitors of the site.
Pilot/Mirror Innovation Ecosystem thus defines the whole ecosystem of actors in a BeCULTOUR pilot / mirror heritage site, including every stakeholder and innovator in the cultural tourism value chain even if not participating directly in project activities.
Be.CULTOUR presents an exciting calendar of cultural and tourism activities in Larnaca, Cyprus, this summer
Sustainable cultural tourism has long focused on minimizing the negative impacts of tourism on cultural sites and promoting responsible travel. However, the "beyond tourism" approach recognizes that not only sustainability, but also circularity encompasses more than environmental conservation and economic benefits. It strives to create authentic and immersive experiences that foster mutual understanding. One of the fundamental aspects of "beyond tourism" is the emphasis on cultural immersion and engagement.
What is ‘circular cultural tourism’ and how can it contribute to sustainable regional development in Europe? The next edition of ICLEI’s flagship Breakfast at Sustainability’s series will bring together representatives of EU institutions, cultural experts, regional officers, and tourism stakeholders to discuss the unexplored potential of cultural heritage as a driver of circular tourism.
On 20 October, the Community Cooperative "Identity and Beauty" - Sciacca 5 Senses Open-air Museum participated, together with 13 European finalists, in the award ceremony of the "European Cultural Tourism Network Awards 2022 - Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism" held in Krk, Croatia.
Meet Destination Makers - Harnessing the potential of circular cultural tourism through targeted branding strategies
Destination Makers is a boutique consulting company active since 2014 with the aim to enhance, promote and motivate destinations through shared paths with local communities and according to the latest market trends, with the aim of generating a real impact on territories.