May 17th 2022

Awards 2022 Edition Overall Theme: Relaunching European Tourism ​ through Cultural Heritage and Digitalisation

The 2022 Awards address the following heritage-related aspects of sustainable cultural tourism development and promotion:

  1. Cooperation between Museums and Cultural Heritage Sites (including European Heritage Label sites), in relation to the ‘ReInHerit’ Horizon2020 CSA
  2. Medieval Heritage and Archaeology (supported by EAA – European Association of Archaeologists)
  3. Digitalisation in Sustainable Cultural Tourism, towards Smart Destinations
  4. Transnational Thematic Tourism Products, including European Cultural Routes (involving at least two countries)
  5. Promoting European Heritage to Young Visitors and Travellers (in the framework of the ‘European Year of Youth 2022’).

The applicants must address one of the above themes and present projects/initiatives that have been completed during the past 3 years. Award winners will be recognised as examples of excellence inspiring other tourist destinations and stimulating further development of sustainable cultural tourism initiatives.
Award winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony to be held during the 15th International Conference for Cultural Tourism on the theme of Relaunching European tourism through Cultural Heritage and Digitalisation, organised by ETCN on 19-22 October 2022 in Krk, Croatia.Application deadline: 1 June 2022 – 17:00 CET 

Find all the information and application procedures here.