Good Practices

Good Practices

We collect, categorise and share Good Practice on Competitive and Sustainable Tourism among our Member Regions, since 2009.

Donegal TIDE project for Developing Historical Maritime Tourism

TIDE project is a €2.4 million Interreg Area Programme 2014-2020 for Historical Maritime Tourism bringing 7 Atlantic Regions together with a common Maritime dimension & rich in Historical Heritages & Cultures.

Regional COVID19 Tourism Risk Assessment Model based on Customer Journey by Lapland

The aim of the model is to create a safe travel corridor/bubble for the holiday charter flights, a safe journey for the tourists from their country of origin to the destination Lapland and back home again.  Lapland has been a very popular winter holiday destination for decades bringing thousands of international tourists mainly from Europe and Asia.

Development Plan for the Danish West Coast

The development plan sets the path for long term, sustainable development of the Danish West Coast.

By gathering 3 DMOS and 11 municipalities the plan aims to support sustainable growth in tourism without harming nature.

Sardinian Sustainable Development and Climate Change Adaptation Regional Strategies within the EU cohesion policy framework

In a moderate scenario, Sardinia foresees this year a 30% drop in tourism while in the worst-case scenario - a drop of 50 %.

Sardinia is convinced that tourism is a key driver in achieving the aims of the UN SDGs and that is why their Sustainable Development Regional Strategy focus on all of them.

Measures for a safety reopening of businesses activities in Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna has made an important commitment in the adoption of the ordinances and measures to mitigate the covid 19 risk for the reopening in safety of the trade activities and the tourism supply chain, in the phase after the lock-down, defining and issuing the safety protocols, shared with trade associations, trade unions and representatives of local authorities.

Geochallenge of Wallonia

A unique competition in Wallonia. The Walloon public administration (of Belgium) organized, with the support of the Digital Agency, a competition, the Geochallenge, aimed at developing innovative services and solutions (web solutions, mobile applications, etc.) based on the use and promotion of the Walloon geographic information contained in the Geoportal of Wallonia, for the benefit of mobility, the environment and natural heritage, the economy and social action.

ASSL Upgrade Programme of Swedish Lapland

ASSL Upgrade is a special adaptation of ‘Arctic Spirit in Swedish Lapland’ (ASSL) which is the destination's own business and product development program. ASSL has been developed and made available through the Structural Funds projects ‘Destination Capacity Building in Swedish Lapland’ and ‘Business Capacity Development in Swedish Lapland’.

Through ASSL Upgrade, 100 tourism companies in Swedish Lapland were offered the chance to develop their operations with compensation for direct salary costs.

Grand Tour of Catalonia

“Grand Tour of Catalonia”  is one of the new tourism products the Catalan Tourist Board and the Directorate General for Tourism of the Catalan Government are developing to enable the implementation of their 4Ds strategy:  deseasonalisation, diversification, distinction and development (economic and sociocultural) and to support the sector’s recovery of the COVID19 pandemic. It also integrates two major transversal axes: sustainability and digitalization.

Rural wealth and social balance of the plain in Vojvodina

Residents of the Vojvodina plain living in villages have been the main force of development for centuries.

Their mentality, attitude and persistence have been patiently moulding the social scenery of the plain. Multiculturalism in Vojvodina is emphasized today as its major trademark.

The Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund

Funding for collaborative projects that reduce the negative impacts of tourism on local communities and the natural environment.

These projects provide better facilities, improve visitor flows, reduce congestion and create a better visitor experience.

Sustainable tourist itineraries in Regione Liguria – INTENSE project Interreg Italy-France Maritime 2014-2020

The INTENSE project envisaged the development of sustainable tourism as a prospect of socio-economic growth for the cross-border area, through the identification and integrated management of a system of sustainable tourist itineraries and the promotion of tourism cycling and hiking trails that enhance the natural-cultural heritage of the partner territories.

Parenzana - The Istrian Route of Health and Friendship

Parenzana or, in abbreviated form, TPC was a 123,1 km long narrow-gauge Railway line, connecting 33 places in Istria between 1902 and 1935, from Trieste to Poreč.

Today it would therefore pass the territories of three countries: Italy (13 km), Slovenia (32 km) and Croatia (78 km).

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