Support for promotion of sustainable tourism

Project code:CB005.1.22.063
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:2.2. Increasing the cross-border tourism potential by developing common destinations
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:15
Project final contract amount:101842.46 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.06.2018
Project intervention field:095 Development and promotion of public cultural and heritage services
Project summary:

Overall project objective is promotion of cultural heritage of the cross border region through development of joint tourism destination  Burgas – Edirne.

Project activities include elaboration of a study of the tourists’ demand and needs of information in the field of tourist services and products and research of good practices and tourist packages in the Cross –border region. In the two partnering countries “Ethno Happenings” will be organized. Project activities also include “Travelling Exhibitions” and organization of “Sustainable Tourism FAIR” in Burgas.  A multi-language platform “Cross-border Heritage Center” will be elaborated.

As a result of the project   a destination with significant tourism potential will be developed, aiming to overcome the economic diversification of the cross-border region through the use of innovative, advanced tools and techniques to reach new market segments.

Project status: Finished

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Leading partner
The Association for Promoting Edirne and Tourism of Edirne