Croatian sustainable tourism experts will receive 1.3 million kuna
June 22, 2021 – Croatian experts in sustainable tourism are expected to receive a large sum of money for the promotion of this type of tourism which has so appealed to Croatia and which could lengthen the season.
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced last week a tender worth over 1.3 million kuna for the development of sustainable tourism projects in Croatia. Within the framework of the EUSAIR Facitiy Point project, a financially attractive budget has been provided for the development of project ideas adopted for the development of sustainable tourism in the Adriatic-Ionian region, up to the stage of preparation for the application and financing from EU funds.
Croatian sustainable tourism experts are expected to make a quality contribution within six months of the contract on topics that have been discussed and deemed important by the professional public for some time. Extend the tourist offer by developing thematic tourist routes and merge it with cycle tourism, greater involvement of cultural heritage, the synergy of creative and cultural industries and the hotel sector, by linking tourism stakeholders to through regional and transnational projects and research these are just some of the requirements for those in charge of this work.
Important elements of the tender dossier set out objectives such as the development of new educational programs for tourism professionals, training and skills development for the unemployed and the development of networks of Croatian companies and clusters. of sustainable tourism. An important part of the task is education and association, as well as the implementation of a sustainable destination management system.
Potential bidders for this call for tenders must provide two key experts for the development of project proposals with experience in EU projects. The procurement is divided into four groups, and each group consists of the development of a project, the project idea of which has already been accepted by the managing authorities of the Adriatic-Ionian strategy.
The CruiseAIR project, whose main objective is to prepare management plans for sustainable cruise tourism destinations. AIR Cultural Routes is a project aimed at developing tools for the integrated sustainable management of cultural routes at the level of the Adriatic-Ionian Strategy and achieving a balanced distribution of tourist flows. The objective of the ProDest AIR project (MIQS) is to develop a strategy and a system for intelligent, sustainable and integrated management of destinations at EUSAIR level and to design systems capable of responding to all the real challenges, needs, constraints. , trends, risks and threats. The Living the Sea 4.0 project aims to expand the tourism offer through the digitization of fisheries and their heritage and to increase the availability of a common fishing history for the whole region.
The documentation for this high-value open procurement process was published in the electronic procurement notice on June 14. The deadline for submitting bids is July 26 at 10:00 a.m. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, together with its Albanian colleagues, coordinates the theme of sustainable tourism for the ten countries of the Adriatic-Ionian strategy, and winning such a position would be another opportunity and recognition for Croatian experts in sustainable tourism.
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