Sites & Cités and Bordeaux Marie Métropole have organized a study tour for an international delegation from June 19 to 21, 2023.

The delegation was welcomed by Céline PAPIN, Deputy Mayor in charge of territorial, European and international cooperation, higher education and research, and Brigitte Bloch, local councillor in charge of tourism and the wine economy for Nadia Saadi.

Our partners were also able to discuss topics related to sustainable tourism in historic centers, the rehabilitation of traditional neighborhoods and the signage of heritage sites with :

  • Anne-Laure MONIOT, World Heritage Project Manager,
  • Magali da Silva, International Cooperation Coordinator
  • Sylvain SCHOONBAERT, Architect and historian
  • Julie Benisty OVIEDO, Sustainable Tourism Manager, Bordeaux Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Cécile GARCIA, Responsible Tourism Project Manager, Tourism Department
  • Mélanie TAMMEVESKI, Editorial and local tourism manager
  • Chantal BECOT, Local economy manager,
  • Aude CHATENET, Urban Renewal Project Manager
  • Dominique BUSNEL, Project Manager for Facilities of Metropolitan Interest.

Here is the international delegation:

  • Juan Sebastian HERNANDEZ, Sustainable Tourism Strategy Leader, Corpo turismo Cartagena – Colombia
  • Paulina ARBOLEDA Tourism Operations Manager, Quito Turismo – Ecuador
  • Bérénice VIDAL, General Manager of the Historic Center and Cultural Heritage of Puebla – Mexico
  • Andrea DIAZ, Head of the Urban Image Department of the Directorate of the Historic Center and Cultural Heritage of Puebla – Mexico.

The aim of these stays is to promote French experience in tourism and heritage abroad, to exchange practices between countries and to promote networking between partner cities.

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