PROmotion of TOUrism through Flexible Business Support - PRO TOUR

Promotion of tourism through flexible business support - PRO TOUR

Duration: August 5, 2011 – February 4, 2013

Overall objective: Introduction of innovative solutions and developing models for long-term sustainable economic development.

Specific objectives:

  • to improve the social and economic status of the local population and strengthen the comparative advantages of the region;
  • to identify the training needs and to adapt them to the supply of such services.

Target groups:

Operators in tourism disadvantaged groups to engage in the labor market in tourism.

Expected results:

Study of the tourism sector, improved competences of local operators and disadvantaged groups, web-based database of tour operators; Improved business contacts, increased popularity of the region, enhanced attractiveness of the local tourism sector.

Lead Partner: Association for Economic Development - Svishtov, Bulgaria.

Partners: Constanta Maritime University - Romania, Ruse Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Bulgaria, Center of Consultancy and Project Management - EUROPROJECT, Romania; Pleven Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Bulgaria.

Location: cross-border region

Financing: Bulgaria Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013

Project duration: 16 months