Creative Tourism, October 22, 2020
City of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Southeast Europe has great potential for tourism development. Creative industries, combined with innovative tourism-business ideas, can have an important impact on development of high value-added tourism products. The festival is intended to establish a dialogue between suppliers in tourism, tourism service providers, investors, architects and designers in order to promote the development of the local environment in innovative and sustainable tourism destinations. Creative Tourism Festival is the right meeting place for interdisciplinary meetings of all who see business potential in tourism.
Creative Tourism Conference
The development of high value-added tourism products, supported by the involvement of creative industries, can represent an answer to the question: How to contribute to the development of the South-Eastern European region in such a way that it becomes a creative, sustainable tourist destination, and how to avoid the traps of the mass, low-budget tourism.
Business & Design Forum: Renovation for Creative Tourism
Investors in tourism, architects, designers and other experts on the role and importance of integrating creative industries into the development of commercially successful tourist stories.
Investors, architects, designers and other representatives of creative sector will present, through good practices, how to renovate traditional buildings of cultural heritage through deliberate intervention. Functional transformation gives them a modern identity and tourist role. They will present the challenges they faced in developing a genuine boutique tourism stories as a cornerstone of tourist offerings in rural communities and small towns – from the use of local materials, the incorporation of traditional handicraft skills, to the development of a business-interesting programmes.
Tourism 180 ̊ (Winners Stage)
A series of short presentations of award-winning projects BigSEE intended to exchange information, opinions and reflections on the successful creative tourism projects in the region.
Tourism 180 ̊ (Experts Stage)
Suppliers in tourism informing tourism providers and investors with the latest innovations and solutions of equipment in tourism.
Eat & Drink Design
Big SEE Tourism Design Awards
Big SEE Tourism Design Awards recognise and expose excellence in tourism design from Southeast Europe in categories:
– Creative story and identity as experience
– Architecture and design as experience
Creative Tourism Trade Show
Specialised trade show for creative tourism in the region, aimed at informing professional decision-makers about innovations in the equipment, products and services for the tourism industry, and promoting the original tourism offer from South-East Europe by presenting creative tourist destinations in the region, tourist organisations and agencies.
The exhibition in the national pavilions presents award-winning projects in the category creative tourism design from South-East Europe.
Watch and listen interviews with BigSEE awarded projects owners, investors and authors about their driving force and visions HERE →
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