Event Crossroads of Europe (Fair)
Date 15th – 17th of May 2013
Place Toulouse (France) (Centre de conférence Pierre Baudis 11 esplanade Compans Caffarelli )
EARTH has been invited to participate to the event “Crossroads of Europe” organized by the European Commission from the 15th until the 17th of May in Toulouse, in France. Sara Gutiérrez from our Spanish member Koan Consulting, has represented our network during the Workshop 5 on the 17th of May discussing the following topic: ” European networks active in the field of tourism, a support for sustainable, accessible and innovative tourism, benefiting to local development”.
Presentation of the event:
For the second year, the fair “Crossroads of Europe” will highlight the importance of European Cultural Routes in the development of a new form of tourism, focused on the respect of environment, culture and populations.
The aim of the fair is to promote cooperation and exchange between possible partners in tourism services and to raise awareness of the potential for this new kind of tourism.
Crossroads of Europe 2013 will present:
- European conference, 16 May 2013
This conference will underline how cultural tourism – and especially cultural routes – can, beyond the diversity of European cultures, strengthen the sense of common values and heritage, and reinforce the feeling of European citizenship. 2013 is the European Year for citizenship.
- Workshops 17 May 2013
Workshops will bring together stakeholders of European tourism industry, cultural organisations and public authorities to explore the ways to work together on the promotion of cultural routes, their contribution to the diversification of tourism and to sustainability.
- Fair 15-17 May 2013
Exhibition on European cultural routes, cultural events in relation with the week of Europe in Toulouse.
These events are open to all – cultural and tourism associations, international organisations, national and regional authorities, travel agents and tour operators, specialised journalists …etc.
Program and registration HERE