The Tourism Working Group is focused on exploring links and opportunities with creative and cultural industries (e.g. via the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation, film industry as a tool to integrate tourism itineraries and products), cultural tourism and heritage, clusters, sharing economy from regional authorities point of view and on providing early information to members on tourism policy future strands, strategic objectives with financial tools, inter-regional joint activities, EU calls. Deployment of research and innovation results in the tourism sector, conducted within EU programmes.

Work Plan
WORKING GROUP LEADER
Gino Cormons
Friuli Venezia Giulia
Pieter Jasperse
REWIN West Brabant
Gustavo Martinie
Generalitat Valenciana
Francisco Vigalondo
Aragón Exterior
Daniel Wentzlaff
Saxony-Anhalt

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Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, Rue du Commerce 44, 1000 Bruxelles
Tourism is the fourth largest economic activity globally and it is among the fastest-growing economic sectors. But tourism growth comes at a cost. It is the fifth largest polluting industry. There is a need for a paradigm change from mass to environmentally conscious and sustainable tourism in natural and protected areas. At the heart of this transition lie: policy, technological and non-technological innovation, and measures bringing about behavioural change in tourists. The interactive...

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Neth-ER, Rue d'Arlon 22, 1050 Bruxelles
The main theme for 2019 will be Smart Tourism Destinations; within that, the WG meeting will be devoted to Regional and Local Assets, Cultural Tourism and Experience Economy. We would like to inspire you for your various regional and/or interregional collaboration proposals. For this reason, we encourage you at each meeting to pitch-present your related project ideas, in order to exchange views and find partners.  

Cultural Heritage: project and cooperation opportunities

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 -
10:00 to 13:00
Free Hanseatic City of Bremen Representation to the European Union, Avenue Palmerston 22, 1000 Brussels
This meeting will be a follow-up of the cultural heritage event “The Road from War to Peace, More Democracy and European Integration. War Architecture, Sites and Memories as Part of European Heritage and History” that the Opening Science Working Group organised on 3rd July at the House of European History. The aim of this meeting is to wrap up the input and the ideas obtained during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and look into the future. The intention is to explore opportunities...
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Understanding the economic and territorial impact of cultural heritage: better investments through improved evidence collection

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tourism WG Meeting | Exploiting regional and local assets: cultural tourism and experience economy

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Cultural Heritage: project and cooperation opportunities

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Experience economy: a personalised and sustainable approach towards cultural heritage

How can we increase the tourism potential of our cultural heritage sites through innovation? How
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tourism WG Meeting: Innovative business models for smart destinations

During this Tourism WG meeting will discuss innovatove business models for smart destinations, and
Friday, June 29, 2018

REVAB Final Conference

REVAB (REuse and Valorisation of Agricultural Buildings through training based on real experiences
Monday, April 23, 2018

Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit - Workshop in Barcelona

NECSTouR and ERRIN member Catalonia Region is inviting you to the international Workshop “Better
Thursday, April 19, 2018

EU-China Tourism Year Parliamentary Day

This an event related to the EU - China Tourism Year (ECTY) in the European Parliament and is an
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

‘Addis Ababa’ Entreps Awards and #5Gcitizens 2018

Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and
Monday, June 18, 2018

The European Industry Day´s Local Event on Tourism: "Investing in the European Tourism of Tomorrow"

The Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism partnership organises the workshop "Investing in the
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tourism WG Meeting

We are happy to invite you to the first Tourism WG meeting of 2018. During this meeting we will
Friday, January 26, 2018

Tourism WG Meeting

During this high-level and interactive discussion we will learn more about the Iron Curtain Trail,
Tuesday, December 05, 2017

European Tourism Day

This year’s programme will evolve around the topic of “The future of EU Tourism”. The objective of
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tourism Working Group meeting

In the light of the new COSME call (“Supporting the promotion and development of transnational
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Promoting European Sustainable Tourism for All

Event hosted by MEP Isabella De Monte, at the Europena Parliament, Room ASP 3H1 The Regional
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tourism WG meeting: High-level discussion about institutional priorities

The meeting will be dedicated to mapping the institutional priorities in Tourism. Ms. Iuliana
Monday, June 19, 2017

WG Leaders meeting

ERRIN is pleased to invite you to the half yearly ERRIN WG leaders meeting.   Agenda At the meeting
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Belt and Road China-EU Forum on Regional Promotion

The Belt and Road China-EU Forum on Regional Promotion, official preparatory event to the upcoming
Monday, July 10, 2017

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