2018 Awards for Cultural Tourism go to 4 Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (9th Annual Advisory Forum, Sibiu, Romania)
On 2 October, at the opening dinner of the 9th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum in Sibiu, Romania, 4 Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe received the 2018 award for their “Best Practices in Cultural Tourism along the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe”.
Austria: meeting with Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs Elisabeth UDOLF-STROBL, President of the “Via Habsburg”
On 15 October, Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the EPA on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and Director of EICR was invited to meet with Mrs. Elisabeth UDOLF-STROBL, Federal Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria and President of the “Via Habsburg” Cultural Route of the Council of Europe in Vienna, Austria.
Georgia: meeting with the National Tourism Administration
On October 17, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia and Vice-Chair of the EPA Governing Board Mr. Levan KHARATISHVILI hosted the Head of the National Tourism Administration of Georgia, Ms. Mariam KVRIVISHVILI with the aim to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two Institutions.
European Routes of Emperor Charles V: meeting of the Spanish partners
On 22 October, the meeting of the Spanish partners of the European Routes of Emperor Charles V took place in Valladolid, Spain. The meeting was the occasion to explore new expansion strategies for the Route network.
News from the European Institute of Cultural Routes:
“Paysage et patrimoine sans frontière” at EICR for a training session on Cultural Routes
From 14 to 18 October 2019, the European Institute of Cultural Routes hosted the association “Paysage et patrimoine sans frontière” for a training session supported by the Erasmus+ programme, around the colour blue as a possible theme for a Cultural Route.
“Historic Passages and Galleries in Europe” Cultural Route project: meeting in Luxembourg
On 28 October, the EPA Secretariat and EICR staff met with Mr. Olivier HAMALl, Mrs. Laure D’OULTREMONT and Mr. Alexandre GROSJEAN, representatives of the European Cultural Route project “Historic Passages and Galleries in Europe” at the EICR Headquarters in Luxembourg.
L’Europa fa un plauso ad ATRIUM: è stata selezionata come migliore buona prassi per la sua attività del 2018 (Europe awards ATRIUM: it was selected as best practice for its activity in 2018) / Il Resto del Carlino (in Italian)
Honores al Consejo de Europa por su apoyo al Camino, que rondará los 350.000 peregrinos (Honors to the Council of Europe for their support of the Camino, which will be around 350,000 pilgrims) / La Voz de Galicia (in Spanish)