6th Training Academy on Cultural Routes
Alba Iulia, Romania, 30 May - 1 June 2017
Development of sustainable tourism products along the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe
The 6th edition of the Training Academy on Cultural Routes, organised by the European Institute of Cultural Routes, the TRANSROMANICA Cultural Route of the Council of Europe and the Municipality of Alba Iulia in partnership with the National Museum of Unification and the 1 Decembrie 1918 University, took place from the 31 May to 1 June in Alba Iulia, Romania.
As the Cultural Routes are a source for the local communities’ cultural, social and economic development, the training seminars explored their role as tools for promoting cultural tourism that fits with sustainable development. Tourism product were developed during the three days, with the view to be presented during the 2017 Annual Advisory Forum - 30th Anniversary of the Cultural Routes Programme (27-29 September 2017, Lucca, Italy), where the certified Cultural Routes had the opportunity to meet with tourism professionals during a B2B event.
The 2017 Training Academy was also the opportunity to experience Alba Iulia as a crossroads of two Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: TRANSROMANICA – The Romanesque Routes of European Heritage and the Roman Emperors and Danube Wine Route.