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European Capital and Green Pioneer of Smart Tourism
News article12 May 2023Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs1 min read

The EU Smart Tourism Podcast: Episode 6

In the sixth episode of the EU Smart Tourism Podcast, we are turning the spotlight on the recently launched European Capital & Green Pioneer of Smart Tourism competitions and the experience of winning cities so far.


Misa Labarile, Policy Officer at the European Commission, DG GROW discusses with  current and past winners how they approached the competition and how the awards opened new opportunities for cities to better establish themselves as pionners in smart and sustainable tourism.


  • Janez Černe: Deputy mayor of the city of Kranj (Slovenia)
  • Nasos Hadjigeorgiou: Executive manager of the Pafos Regional Board of Tourism (Cyprus)
  • Joan-Carles Cambrils: Deputy of the Visit Valencia Foundation (Spain)

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