Workshop proefuinen

Visit Mechelen, Tourism Kempen and Tourism Meetjesland, pioneers in Travelling to Tomorrow, completed an intensive learning project and trials in 2019 with the aim of realising the Travelling to Tomorrow and flourishing destinations concepts in their regions and cities. They started by expanding the local network around tourism with residents, businesses and policy. A few experimental projects...

Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins is best known as the founder of the Transition Network, a radically hopeful and community-driven approach to creating resilient societies powered by community-based imagination and locally generated energy. Since forming the Transition Town Network in Tones, England in 2005, Rob has witnessed and nourished several thousand initiatives in over 40 countries and has also overseen the...

Summit 19

On 12 and 13 September 2019, the MICE workshop took place during the Travel to Tomorrow summit in Bruges. Together with the organisers of Supernova – Nora Weytens of Flanders DC and Marieke Sopers of Scale-Ups EU – and moderator Samme Allen, Visit Flanders supported this session with the aim of thinking about how international conferences can have a positive impact on our destination.

Michelle Holliday

She made a remarkable ‘sojourn’ in Bruges, where VISITFLANDERS hosted a summit about the future of Tourism, named ‘Travel to Tomorrow, growing forward together.’ In her keynote talk, Michelle Holliday, author of the book ‘The Age of Thrivability’, gently invited the tourism sector to become aware of its influence to help create a world where all life can thrive.

Summit 2019 review

The Travel to Tomorrow summit 2019 is over. With 250 participants, at least as many meaningful encounters, lots of inspiration and plans for the future, it was a great success!

summit 2019-EN

On 12 and 13 September 2019 ‘Travel to Tomorrow – Growing Forward Together’ will take place in Bruges. This summit brings together entrepreneurs, opinion and policy makers and policy supporters around pressing, contemporary questions and challenges in the tourism sector.