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Leading Culture Destinations is the culture travel NETWORK connecting   the next generation of cultural nomads to the most exciting cultural destinations worldwide.

WE shine A light on those cultural destinations at the forefront of this movement–with insights from our informed community of ambassadors. With them we organise art safaris to selected destinations and provide vital insights and learnings to travel and culture industry professionals via our academy. 

once a year we hold our annual awards ceremony, coined as  'the oscars for museums' by the international press.

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My most emotional moments with culture have happened in immersive moments of art, architecture and nature.
— PRINCESS ALIA AL-SENUSSI, ARTS PATRON, LCD AMBASSADOR

 

LCD AWARDS

The LCD Awards celebrate the vibrancy and vitality of museums around the world, which are changing fast. Today cultural destinations are not only for art experiences and education; they have become social hubs for visitors to spend time, dine, shop, work and even sleep.


The rise of private museums is already having a huge impact on the cultural footprint of cities.
— CLAUS SENDLINGER, CEO DESIGN HOTELS, SELECT JURY 2017

Museums have an abundance of content and the notion of being tied to a physical location to enjoy a museum experience is starting to disappear
— JEREMY JAUNCEY, FOUNDER OF BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, SELECT JURY 2017

LCD ACADEMY

lcd academy is a new 'knowledge sharing' and networking initiative, providing INSIGHTS AND thought-leadership for culture and travel leaders.


London, UK

Charlotte Colbert, Visual Artist

'What are the top cities for young artists to live in?'

London, UK

Lisa Hilton, Writer & Art Historian

'How important are slow places in an increasingly digital age?'

Marrakech, Morocco

Touria El Glaoui, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Founding Director

'How is technological innovation changing the landscape of art ?'

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Ricardo Piquet, President - Museum of Tomorrow

How does the Museum of Tomorrow connect the past and present ?'


LCD ART SAFARI

lcd curates once-in-a-lifetime experiences for brands, destinations and cultural connoisseurs. every journey is unique and all our offers come in editions – just like works of art.


MUSEUMS ARE DESTINED TO BECOME INDISPENSABLE MEDITATION ENVIRONMENTS WITHIN OUR CITIES.
— ANDREA MORGANTE, ARCHITECT, SELECT JURY 2017

 magazine 

The Leading Culture Destinations publication shines a light on the best established and emerging cultural destinations worldwide. The collection of articles offers insights on the impact of artificial intelligence for the travel industry, how cultural nomads plan their journeys and how Malta uses a culinary narrative to shift their destination brand with travellers. it also reveals the best new cultural hotspots from our LCD Awards 2018.