Good Practices

Good Practices

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

Hi Pass Belgium

'Hi Belgium Pass' is a common initiative involving different Belgian organizations offering an advantageous travel formula for European Tourists. Starting on the 21th of April 2017, tourists can buy the 'Hi Belgium Pass' and fly from 50 cities in 18 European countries to Brussels Airport, from where they can take unlimited train rides around the country and visit a wealth of tourist attractions for free.

Accessibility for comemoration of the WWI

Visit Flanders just published two recent publications about the accessibility for every one of the  Great War Centenary.

Tourism integration in Regional Economies by the German Speaking Community of Belgium

 

The German Community Speaking of Belgium is using ERDF to support employment and to promote destinations and itineraries while the EARDF to attract new investments.

Examples of this use are:

  • Digitalisation of tourism information
  • Complete revision of hiking trails network and signing (system with points of intersection) which is an ongoing project

 

Tourism integration in Regional Economies by Tuscany

 

Valencia is an excellent example of integrating tourism in an horizontal approach which facilitates complementarity between the different European Funds mainly:

VisitScotland’s Internationalisation Programme 2015 – 2018

 

Scottish Visitor Economy in S3 is transversal:
•Creative industries
•Energy
•Food and Drink
•Life &Sciences

 

VisitScotland’s Internationalisation Programme  2015 – 2018

 

Aim: Support Scottish SMEs attracting more visitors & income from overseas markets

 

Who: VisitScoltand in partnership with Scottish Development International, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Enterpris
Tourism SMEs at the core: DMOs

 

General Plan for Sustainable Tourism of Andalusia Horizon 2020 co-financed by ERDF & EARDF

 

Andalusian Tourism in S3:

  • Priority 4. Strengthening Andalucía as a tourism destination, culture and leisure.”
  • Other priorities:
  1. Innovative products;
  2. accessibility;
  3. CCI;
  4. Synergies

 

General Plan for Sustainable Tourism of Andalusia Horizon 2020 co-financed by ERDF & EARDF

Tourism integration in Regional Economies by the Region of Valencia

 

The regional strategy of the operational programme using European Funds for Regional Development in the planning period 2014/2020, related to tourism, is based on 3 pillars:

  1. Innovation and competitiveness for the productive ecosystem, with a particular focus on manufacturing industry pillar and relationship between tourism, cities and cultural drivers.
  2. Improvement of competitiveness linked to environmental sustainability and the use of resources.
  3. Enhance the social dimension in the territorial interventions.

 

Andalucia's S3

This plan is part of the General Plan for Sustainable Tourism of Andalusia Horizon 2020, co-financed by ERDF & EARDF. Tourism is one of the 8 priorities of the S3 in Andalusia: “Priority 4. Strengthening Andalucía as a tourism destination, culture and leisure.”

MALICE by Paris Region: Tourism Energy Efficiency to Deal with Climate Change Mitigation

 

Tourism Businesses Initiatives on Energy Efficiency and Management

That good practices has been presented during the workshop, on "Climate Change Mitigation through Tourism Energy Efficiency", held in Brussels on the 23rd of June 2014
 

Paris region facing the climate change challenge: The first climate footprint study for the world’s top tourist destination - A need for concrete tools to enhance sustainability

 

MALICE: Economica and Environmental Performances

Green resorts of Valais: Tourism Energy Efficiency to deal with Climate Change Mitigation

 

Tourism Businesses Initiatives on Energy Efficiency and Management

That good practices has been presented during the workshop, on "Climate Change Mitigation through Tourism Energy Efficiency", held in Brussels on the 23rd of June 2014
Representative of Canton Valais: Sarah Huber, Project Manager, Foundation for sustainable development in mountain regions

 

  • A good practice : Maya Boutique Hotel

In a few words

Balearics regional innovation strategy for smart specialisation in sustainable and technological tourism (s4t2)

 

Growth for Business:

•Business support

– Attracting new markets

– Connecting local businesses, clusters, networks

– Local supply chains

– Development of new products, processes, and services

 

•Skills for growth

– Skills development aligned to labour market

– Skills for growth aligned to S3

 

Conditions for Growth

•Infrastructure improvements

– physical infrastructure

– digital infrastructure

•Carbon management and energy efficiency

Representing Cornwall In Brussels for a Better use of eu funding opportunities for tourism and the visitor economy

 

NECSTouR Seminar with DG Growth on EU Funds for Tourism

Vision: "Consolidating the Balearic islands as a sustainable destination leader in tourism and in turn pioneering design, development and export of new models of sustainable tourism based on innovation, technology and knowledge applied to the entire value chain of the tourism process and related activities"

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