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

ERRIN Contact

WORKING GROUP LEADER
Gino Cormons
Friuli Venezia Giulia
Gustavo Martinie
Generalitat Valenciana
Francisco Vigalondo
Aragón Exterior
Daniel Wentzlaff
Saxony-Anhalt

Next Working Group

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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.     Please notice that we are still looking for a venue (around 20-25 people). If...

Last Working Group Meeting

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...
Joint Representation of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the State of Schleswig-Holstein to the EU, Avenue Palmerston 20, B - 1000 Brussels
How can we increase the tourism potential of our cultural heritage sites through innovation? How can we achieve that they evoke emotions and offer a personal experience to visitors? How can we ensure that the experience economy, involving the local communities, will offer affordable, inclusive and sustainable services in the medium/long run? Are you interested to brainstorm with us about these questions? Then come along and be part of the discussion that the Tourism Working Group of ERRIN is...
latest presentation & Posts

SAVE THE DATE - Showcase Conference on Tourism

The European Commission is organising a Showcase Conference on Tourism that will take place in
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage

Are you curious to know how innovation in cultural heritage is promoted across borders and
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Towards sustainable maritime and coastal tourism communities

Although maritime and coastal (M&C) tourism in the Mediterranean basin, which is the world’s
Thursday, November 08, 2018

Collaborative Economy: Opportunities, Challenges, policies

The Commission is organising a high-level conference on the collaborative economy on 11 October in
Thursday, October 11, 2018

European Tourism Day

This year’s programme will evolve around the topic of “The Renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy:
Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Foster resilience of the tourism industry through innovative value chain

In the framework of the 2nd Industry Day of the European Commission, ERRIN is organising a panel
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Dark Side of Mass Tourism: what should the industry do with the impact of mass tourism?

On Wednesday 11th October, the event The Dark Side of Mass Tourism: what should the industry do
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry, a key driver for job creation - High level Conference

The event will be opened by European Parliament President Tajani, European Commission President
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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