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Co-operation of Nyírbátor and Carei for joint development of cross-border tourist destination (CB DESTINATION)
Start date: Sep 30, 2012, End date: Sep 29, 2014 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Nyírbátor and Carei have a relatively strong tourist function particularly in cultural and active tourism. However, they are not able to gain the optimal available benefit because of the incompleteness of the tourist attractions, infrastructure, services and marketing. The project is able to influence the quality of attractions and of the marketing activities to create a cross-border tourist destination. The general objective of the project is improving the tourist appeal of the border region to enhance cross-border tourism and cohesion as well as to diversify the regional economy. Target groups: 1.The Municipalities of Nyírbátor and Carei can offer diversified tourist attractions, their tourist appeal enhance increasingly, and it results growing number of tourists and tourism nights >> better economic and financial condition of the cities; 2. The Greek Catholic Parish of Nyírbátor can offer better condition for its following and due to its cross-border connections it is able to attract Romanian believer. The church is also an important tourist attraction; 3. Associated partners: the equine associations will operate the Riding Halls, they have better condition to organize the equine tourism of the cross-border tourist destination. The main specific activities of the project are: public procurement; technical supervision; detailed design; creation of joint tourist programme packages; construction of Visitor Centre in Nyírbátor; construction of Riding Hall in Nyírbátor (with equipment supply); reconstruction of Greek Catholic Church in Nyírbátor; reconstruction of Riding Hall in Carei; establishment of Panoptic (silicon sculpture museum) in Károlyi Castle in Carei (only equipment supply). Expected Results: Main results: 5 of improved tourist attractions; 10 thematic tourist packages developed; 2 joint marketing tools developed; 1 joint marketing strategy and marketing plan; 1000 visitors in Nyírbátor and Carei; webpage.
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