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Time for DMOcracy

The Time for DMOcracy project was conceptualized, initiated, and launched by Group NAO in Dec 2021, in search of new, more inclusive, and participatory approaches in the governance and development of tourism. With a collaborative approach, the project explores different ways of citizen engagement in destination governance and the role of DMOs as part of that.  

The first edition of DMOcracy was concluded in January 2023 with the publication of a white paper….

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2024-02-13

NAO ASKS: HOW CAN CULTURAL PROGRAMMING BE DEMOCRATISED?

IN CONVERSATION WITH CSABA FAIX, CEO OF BUDAPEST BRAND In Budapest, local communities are taking cultural city programming into their…
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2024-01-31

NAO ASKS: HOW CAN AI HELP BUILD MORE PEOPLE-CENTRED CITIES?

IN CONVERSATION WITH DAMIANO CERRONE, URBANISTAI CO-FOUNDER In the cosmos of city planning, where the landscape can often seem more…
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2024-01-23

NAO ASKS: HOW CAN DMOS FORM UNEXPECTED PARTNERSHIPS TO ADDRESS INEQUALITY?

IN CONVERSATION WITH JULIE BENISTY OVIEDO, BORDEAUX TOURISM & CONVENTIONS, ON THE PROGRAMME BORDEAUX SOLID’AIR In the heart of Bordeaux,…