10th ART&TUR - International Tourism Film Festival
01st - 04th November 2017, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

 

“More than a Tourism Film Festival, ART&TUR is a global competition dedicated to the recognition of excellence
in all audiovisual content related to the promotion of tourism.”
 
ART&TUR - International Tourism Film Festival is a unique event in the national and international scene, organized by APTUR - Portuguese Association Tourismology with the official support of the Municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia and Tourism Regional Entity of Porto and North of Portugal. 
 
ART&TUR Festival emerged the ambition to establish in Portugal a pioneer event that was simultaneously a center of creativity and innovation in the field of the tourism promotion (essential reference for all operators and Tourism entities), a forum for reflection on the new trends in tourism, facilitating dialogue among academic experts and representatives of the business sector, and also a unique event for up to differentiate amid the commonplace events torrent of proliferating from north to south of Portugal.
 
In this intention, it was decided to create a symbiosis of various creative contributions of cinema and audiovisual as well as the various arts, of both erudite nature as popular in order to attract many to the event of the finest producers, directors, creative and recognized experts worldwide in audiovisual production, cinema, tourism and marketing.
 
This is an event that celebrates Portugal across borders, in addition, at the scientific level ART&TUR Festival operates in close liaison with several Portuguese universities and polytechnics, in organizing the "International Conference on Cinema & Tourism", which is also supported by the Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA), and also an important forum for the dissemination of knowledge.

Since 2008, ART&TUR Festival has been a member of CIFFT - International Committee Tourism Film Festivals.