|Priority axis / Specific objective:||1.2 Cross-Border Touristic Product:|
|Type of project:||Soft|
|Project duration in months:||12|
|Project final contract amount:||185984.61 €|
|Project EU co-financing rate:||85.00 %|
|Project start date:||14.12.2017|
|Project end date:||13.12.2018|
|Project intervention field:||094 - Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets|
Тhe project aims at enhancement of the capacity for sustainable tourism development of the border destination of Stara Planina. Specific objectives of the project are: effective mechanisms for sustainable tourism planning to ensure balanced strategic approach in the multi-stakeholder process of integrating tourism activities; appropriate levels of management and marketing capacity so as to match development with market trends; maximize the percentage ot total trip cost remaining within the local economy by strengthening the cross-border destination supply chain.
The project envisages: Resource inventory and stakeholder identification; Road map for adventure tourism development; Conference on responsible tourism development and adventure travel; Product development seminar; Event management and marketing seminar; Orienteering competition; Competition web-site and mobile application; Purchase of equipment; Adventure tourism catalogue; Film for adventure tourism in Stara Planina/Western Balkans.
The project will help improve the conditions for development of adventure tourism in the cross-border region of Stara Planina, strategic tools will facilitate dialogue between stakeholders and raise the management capacity of the destination. Main outputs are the analysis of resources and a roadmap for the development of adventure tourism, the international conference on sustainable and adventure tourism, the development of specific tourist product - orienteering competition, combining several types of adventure tourism, website and mobile application, as well as a catalogue and film advertising adventure tourism in the project area.
Project website: http://advision.one
Association “Regional partnerships for sustainable development – Vidin” (RPSD - Vidin)
Soul of the Balkans
Association "Authentic Bulgaria"
Tourist Organization of the Municipality of Knjazevac