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La Meduse receives an international distinction for its glass workshop!

La Méduse

Îles de la Madeleine, November 29th, 2019- On November 6, La Méduse, a blown-glass business located in Havre-aux-Maisons, Îles de la Madeleine, received the Best Creative Attraction Award (shared with another activity in Croatia) during the Creative Tourism Awards.

"This award was given out by the Creative Tourism Network®, an international organization promoting creative destinations located all around the world, which the Îles de la Madeleine joined recently.

The Creative Tourism Awards were given out by the Creative Tourism Network® aim to recognize the businesses, projects and destinations all over the world that promote the creative tourism—a new generation of tourism, characterized by active participation in artistic and creative activities.

Internationally recognized for its efforts regarding a more innovative and sustainable tourism industry, the Creative Tourism Network® collaborates with a prestigious panel of experts to elaborate, and ensure compliance with, the best practices in creative tourism.

The judges highlighted the creative approach and business model of La Méduse, which aim to maintain a family artistic tradition of over three decades and create a value chain for the territory while attracting new kinds of travellers on the hunt for authentic experiences in the heart of local communities.

The judges appreciated the simplicity and consistency of the experiences offered, which allow newbies to discover the tradition of art glass, thus diversifying the objectives while creating a new offering for creative holidays on the Islands.

The judges also highlighted how this entrepreneurship on a human scale and its positive impact on the whole territory can inspire other artisanal initiatives, both locally and internationally."

The entire team of La Méduse is extremely proud to have received this award. They opened the doors of their workshop a little over four years ago in the hope of sharing their knowledge and allowing all glass enthusiasts to enjoy a highly creative and authentic experience.

Source :
Catherine Chevrier-Turbide et Sophie Bourgeois
La Méduse

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