Module on Interpretive Hosting (MIH)

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Name: Module on Interpretive Hosting (MIH)


Duration: 16 hours


Designed for: professionals who work in the tourism and hospitality sector as business owners, employees or volunteers. No previous experience in interpretation is required.


Subjects covered: personal interpretation, interpretive writing, sustainability, meaning making.

This special 16-hour training module is designed for people all over Europe who work in the field of tourism and hospitality, close to natural or cultural heritage sites.


The course supports those who want to enhance, diversify or add value to their products and services using tangible and intangible heritage to make first-hand experiences more meaningful for their guests.

It includes elements from other IE courses, offering an introduction to personal interpretation, but also interpretive writing and planning.


Participants work creatively with fellow hosts to hatch ideas to apply to new products, improve existing services and promote their businesses in a new light!


This is not a full certification course. After completion, participants receive a certificate of attendance.