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 - Horizon Europe calls

Teresa Vio

With the opening of the first round of Horizon Europe calls approaching, we invite you to the upcoming working group meeting on strategic calls for members working on Cultural Heritage & Tourism

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism Planning meeting #2

Teresa Vio

The Cultural Heritage and Tourism WG leaders are happy to invite members to discuss priorities and actions for the working group in the next year. the inputs received will feed into the creation of

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism Planning meeting #1

Teresa Vio

The Cultural Heritage and Tourism WG leaders are happy to invite members to discuss priorities and actions for the working group in the next year. the inputs received will feed into the creation of

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Joint WG webinar: Digitising Cultural Heritage

Teresa Vio

We are happy to invite you to a joint online meeting organised by ICT and Tourism & Cultural Heritage Working Groups. This meeting will focus on digitisation of European Cultural Heritage and

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.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

Cultural Heritage&Tourism - Horizon Europe calls

Cultural Heritage & Tourism working group meeting aimed at presenting and discussing a selection of calls under cluster 2 (Culture, Creativity and Inclusive society) in Horizon Europe.

JPI on Cultural Heritage: SRIA 2020 launch

This March, the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage will launch its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda 2020 in a virtual event.

EC Workshop on complementary funding for cultural heritage

On January 25-26, the EC will host a Workshop on complementary funding for cultural heritage. The Workshop can be followed in streaming via the links available.

Tourism and COVID-19 Recovery - The role of data and innovation in driving a sustainable recovery

Scotland House Brussels is delighted to invite you to our upcoming event on the role of data and innovation in the responsible recovery of the European tourism sector.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe

The Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies in Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Policies has published a study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe: crisis effects and policy recommendations.

ERRIN as a part of a blueprint alliance – the CHARTER project

ERRIN is part of the successful CHARTER consortium led by the University of Barcelona to develop sectoral skills, funded by the Erasmus+ programme. As part of the consortium, ERRIN also involves five members of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to take part in the project’s regional activities.

Now available: ERRIN priorities 2021 and Working Groups annual plans

Every year ERRIN defines workstreams to guide its work throughout the coming 12 months, closely linking to its core missions and indicating the crucial interests towards the EU R&I agenda. 

Publication of brochure on EU funding for culture for 2021-2027

The German Creative Europe Desk published an extensive guide mapping the funding Opportunities for the Cultural and Creative Sectors under 13 EU programmes for 2021-2027.

2021 kicks off with new R&I opportunities and the 20th anniversary of ERRIN

2021 marks a start of the new EU financial period that comes with new programmes, instruments and actions. Taking full advantage of those new opportunities for regions and regional innovation ecosystems is one of our key priorities this year.

Share a message to celebrate 20 years of ERRIN

The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of ERRIN! As we prepare to celebrate this milestone moment for the network we invite members, partners and friends of ERRIN to share a celebration message about the occasion. 

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Join a peer learning session on regional policies for culture and cultural heritage

Central Scotland, a pioneer region in the field of audience engagement via cultural heritage, will host a peer learning session focusing on regional policies for culture and cultural heritage. The peer learning sessions are part of the Cultural Heritage in Action project, in which ERRIN is a partner.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe

The Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies in Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Policies has published a study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe: crisis effects and policy recommendations.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN as a part of a blueprint alliance – the CHARTER project

ERRIN is part of the successful CHARTER consortium led by the University of Barcelona to develop sectoral skills, funded by the Erasmus+ programme. As part of the consortium, ERRIN also involves five members of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to take part in the project’s regional activities.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Now available: ERRIN priorities 2021 and Working Groups annual plans

Every year ERRIN defines workstreams to guide its work throughout the coming 12 months, closely linking to its core missions and indicating the crucial interests towards the EU R&I agenda. 

  • By Teresa Vio

Publication of brochure on EU funding for culture for 2021-2027

The German Creative Europe Desk published an extensive guide mapping the funding Opportunities for the Cultural and Creative Sectors under 13 EU programmes for 2021-2027.

  • By Teresa Vio

EC Survey on tourism regions in Europe

DG REGIO have contracted a study on “Regional impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the tourist sector”, the report should be ready end of October. As part of the study, a survey has been launched by the contractor, Spacial Foresight, to collect information on COVID-19 impact, experiences in policy initiatives, and the future needs and opportunities in the tourism sector.