Tourism Change Working Group

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Tourism Working Group.

Tourism WG Leader

Leader

Pieter Jasperse

REWIN West Brabant

Francisco Vigalondo

Leader

Francisco Vigalondo

Aragón Exterior

Martina Hilger

Martina Hilger

Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Anna Grimault

Anna Grimault

Pays de la Loire

Tourism

The Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group focuses on investigating R&I-related measures to mitigate the environmental and social impact of touristic flows and encourage the transition towards sustainable tourism and cultural policies and practices; it supports ERRIN members in the uptake of digitalisation and the development of skills and competences in the Cultural Heritage and Tourism sectors. Finally, the Working Group aims at providing early information to members on cultural heritage and tourism policy future strands, financial tools, inter-regional joint activities, EU calls.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on DG GROW consultation on transition pathway for tourism

Teresa Vio

DG GROW has just launched a targeted consultation inviting stakeholders, industry representatives, national, regional, and local authorities to propose concrete actions, commitments, and investments

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism: Towards zero-pollution tourism (Green Week Partner Event)

Teresa Vio

In the frame of the EU Green Week 2021, the ERRIN Cultural Heritage & Tourism Working Group will host an online Partner Event focused on sustainable practices towards zero-pollution tourism. The

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism coffee meeting with DG RTD

Teresa Vio

The Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG leaders are happy to invite you to a coffee meeting with Harald Hartung, Head of Unit RTD.D.3 (Fair societies and Cultural Heritage).  We will hear about the

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Informal discussion on the Commission's Expert Group on Cultural Heritage

Teresa Vio

[SAVE THE DATE] The next meeting of the Commission's expert group on cultural heritage has been scheduled for April 19-20, 2021. In order to discuss the agenda and gather inputs from our members,

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on DG GROW consultation on transition pathway for tourism

The Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG is working to develop a joint response to the consultation launched by DG GROW on the staff working document: 'Scenarios towards co-creation of transition pathway for tourism for a more resilient, innovative and sustainable ecosystem.'

Horizon Europe brokerage events

Six brokerage events are being organised to following their corresponding cluster at the Horizon Europe Info Days. The events, organised by different partners, will provide opportunities for applicants to meet, discuss their research, ideas and expertise with potential new partners and build consortia for the new Horizon Europe calls. 

Infoday: Cluster 2 - Culture, Creativity & Inclusive Society

This info day aims to inform (potential) applicants about topics included in the Cluster 2 'Culture, Creativity and Innovative Societies'.

The New European Bauhaus - Creating sustainable living environment on local level

ERRIN has become a Bauhaus partner and set up a cross-sectoral task force to shape the New European Bauhaus initiative. As the first activity of the task force, a conversation will be hosted to discuss the objectives of the New European Bauhaus with the European Commission and provide input towards building a joint and multi-disciplinary initiative with regions and cities as its main drivers.

Horizon Europe info-days

The European Commission has announced the first edition of the Horizon Europe info-days, which will take place over 10 days, divided into nine themes. From 28 June to 9 July 2021, the event will give prospective applicants insight into the novelties, main funding instruments and processes of Horizon Europe.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Apply to be the Best European Rail Tourism Campaign of 2021

As part of the European Year of Rail (EYR), the European Travel Commission and Eurail have launched a joint competition for marketing campaigns promoting train travel as a sustainable tourism model in the EU.

Cultural Assets in Rural Development (CARD) Creative Europe

Based on an international exchange of experience the purpose of the proposed project is to gather and disseminate knowledge about Cultural Planning, to test and develop methods of Cultural Planning in rural development and to show how cultural planning can have a better impact in different national planning contexts.

Report on ERRIN - EC dialogue on Mission Starfish

In June 2021, ERRIN's Blue Growth Working Group and the European Commission’s Mission Secretariat co-organised a dialogue on the participation of regional and local actors in the Mission Area: Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. ERRIN has produced a report on the dialogue including examples presented by ERRIN members and key messages on the role of regions in the Mission. 

Successful ERRIN - EC dialogue on Mission Starfish

On 18 June ERRIN’s Blue Growth Working Group organised together with the Mission Starfish Secretariat a dialogue on the role of regions in area-based lighthouses anticipated in the Mission. It was an opportunity for ERRIN members to come together with those working on the Mission and its implementation plan to discuss potential lighthouse activities, their scale and governance.

First Horizon Europe calls launch

The first calls for proposals in the EU's new key funding programme for research and Innovation, Horizon Europe, are now open.

Join voices to reawaken endangered languages in Europe

Afuk, together with local partners De Fryske Akademy and Mercator is looking to join as partners in this Horizon call, or other European projects that focuse on the preservation of endangered languages by enhancing cooperation, empowerement of local communities, involvement of young people and promotion of equality and linguistic diversity.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Apply to be the Best European Rail Tourism Campaign of 2021

As part of the European Year of Rail (EYR), the European Travel Commission and Eurail have launched a joint competition for marketing campaigns promoting train travel as a sustainable tourism model in the EU.

  • By Hilary Webb

Contribute to CHARTER research on occupational profiles in the Cultural Heritage sector

The CHARTER project, in which ERRIN is a partner, is performing a state of the art on Cultural Heritage competences and occupational profiles. As part of this work, organisations are invited to provide information on the existing job profile(s) it has in certain categories of the cultural heritage sector.

  • By Teresa Vio

Contribution to DG GROW consultation - transition pathway for tourism

The Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG is working to develop a joint response to the consultation launched by DG GROW on the staff working document: 'Scenarios towards co-creation of transition pathway for tourism for a more resilient, innovative and sustainable ecosystem.'

  • By Teresa Vio

Smart Tourism Destinations - Call for Independent Experts

The Smart Tourism Destinations project team has launched a first open call for experts aimed at selecting 10 European independent experts in the fields of tourism, digitalisation and data management.

  • By Rasmus Bergander

Cultural Assets in Rural Development (CARD) Creative Europe

Based on an international exchange of experience the purpose of the proposed project is to gather and disseminate knowledge about Cultural Planning, to test and develop methods of Cultural Planning in rural development and to show how cultural planning can have a better impact in different national planning contexts.

  • By Hilary Webb

Report on ERRIN - EC dialogue on Mission Starfish

In June 2021, ERRIN's Blue Growth Working Group and the European Commission’s Mission Secretariat co-organised a dialogue on the participation of regional and local actors in the Mission Area: Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. ERRIN has produced a report on the dialogue including examples presented by ERRIN members and key messages on the role of regions in the Mission.