20 selected projects

AcTour – Active Tourism for Sustainable Development

Tourism has the potential to contribute towards employment and economic growth of rural areas as it represents the third largest socioeconomic activity in the European Union and is estimated to provide approximately 12% of all jobs. Considering this the AcTourmore…

COOL Bricks – Climate Change, Cultural Heritage & Energy Efficient Monuments

Financed by the European Union through the INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013, the Co2olBricks project started its work at the beginning of 2011, and by the end of 2013 it has compiled the results in the main work groups:more…

CORE-VET – Promoting Core VET skills and competences for unskilled and semi-skilled employees in the tourism sector

CORE-VET tackles the need to develop skilled labor in the tourism sector and strives to provide vocational education and training possibilities – and better employment opportunities – for unskilled and/or semi-skilled people who are either unemployed, but wish to entermore…

CultTrips – Experience people & culture in Europe

The project was intended to meet increasing demand for individual fulfilment through an authentic experience, particularly in the fields of culture and tourism. The planned project thus sought to develop a differing cultural tourism approach, as opposed to traditional culturalmore…

ECOTOUR – Ecotourism: New Knowledge by Innovation, New Jobs by Knowledge Transfer

The project aimed to improve the skills and competences of people in the tourism sector by introducing an ecotourism training programme in Cyprus, Estonia, Lithuania and Spain, while at the same time encouraging ecotourism development in project countries in particularmore…

eCuisine – A model for interactive e-learning to enhance vocational conversation and to arouse intercultural awareness in the hospitality sector

Cooking is in vogue, primarily aiming for culinary delights. Cooking courses are booming, business with recipe books is prospering, the web is full of (partly excellent) websites with recipes. Most available apps dealing with cuisine/cooking are like traditional recipe booksmore…

ECVET – Health Tourism

The EHT project is an ECVET (European Credit for Vocational Education and Training) process to put in transparency and recognise across Europe the learning outcomes and the qualifications of the professional figures in the health tourism sector. The main aimmore…

EuroScreen – European Screen Destinations

Screen tourism demonstrates the power of film, TV and commercials, as well as games, mobile and internet-based content in attracting tourists to visit destinations seen on screen. It is evidenced through countless productions shot and set in locations all overmore…

Forte Cultura – Capitalising of fortified cultural heritage for sustainable development and competitiveness of cities and regions

General objective of the project is the mobilisation of cultural heritage as a source for sustainable economic growth of cities and regions in Central Europe, to enhance their competitiveness, attractiveness and identity. Additionally it contributes to the balance of economic,more…

Go & Learn – An international catalogue of study visits in SMEs

The aim is to create an international catalogue of visits and seminars in smes, creating an international enterprises net in which developing work experiences abroad. G&L Project has a partnership with 13 partners, in which training partners, chambers of commercemore…

Green Mountain – A Sustainable Development Model for Mountain Areas

GREEN MOUNTAIN is a European project, financed under the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme, with the aim to help local, regional and national authorities and national/nature parks to better promote, manage and preserve natural assets and resources of mountainmore…

HENGE – Heritage, Natural Resources for Green Entrepreneurship

The HENGE E-Learning Programme provides training in how to assess natural resources and heritage, detect sustainable rural enterprise opportunities and create or diversify a business by utilizing natural and heritage resources. HENGE encourages participants to consider self-employment as a viablemore…

I-NEW – new job opportunities for inactive women in tourism sector

Project I-NEW supports the field of action “equal economic independence” which should be achieved in particular by combating discrimination, educational stereotypes, labour market segregation, precarious employment conditions, involuntary part-time work and the unbalanced sharing of care responsibilities with men. Projectmore…

Innoguide – Innovation in LLL Tourist Guide Training. Tourist guides as partners for a sustainable, diverse and exciting Europe!

The European project Innoguide has focused on the role tourist guides play in today’s society. In an ever evolving and globalizing world tourist guides have to keep up. They are faced with challenges in terms of intercultural encounters, requests formore…

Manage+ – New solutions for the sustainable MANAGEment and operation of major regenerated sites developed into attractive destinations

The cooperation embraces operational, financial, social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable area management. It includes concept development, implementation, evaluation, sustained knowledge transfer and initiation of further after-project refinement of concepts. Operational: (a) Innovative institutional-organisational-contractual structures to enable a professionalmore…

Parks&Benefits – Generating socio-economical effects by a sustainable management of protected areas for the benefit of their regions

Parks&Benefits is a network of protected areas, regional authorities, stakeholders in tourism and environment plus academic institutions in the BSR backed by Europarc Federation as an European umbrella organization with 500 member parks in 368 countries aiming to: implement themore…

PLAYHOST – The Hospitality Entrepeneurs Game

The general aim of the PLAYHOST project is the transference of a general entrepreneur’s game to the specific sector of hospitality and restaurant management. The main result has generated a European online tool which makes future young entrepreneurs think andmore…

ROUTE 2.0

The rapid growth in social media – including social networks such as Face book, LinkedIn, and Twitter, blogging, podcasts and wikis – combined with the decline in influence of traditional media, presents major challenges and opportunities for tourist sector professionalsmore…

TOURAGE – Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions

The project has grown out from the idea that although demographic change brings many challenges it can also bring opportunities to the regions. Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in Europe and relatively remote regions have both amore…

TransCSR – Transparency of CSR skills through ECVET in European tourism

The overall goal of this project is to foster the acknowledgment and transparency of CSR skills for the European labour market in order to provide companies with skilled employees and on the other hand to increase employability for workers/ job-seekersmore…