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One Cross-Border Region – One European Destination (Support for Cooperation and Promotion of Alternative Tourism in the Cross-Border Area Silistra- Calarasi
(One Cross-Border Region – One European Destination)
Start date: Aug 31, 2010,
End date: Feb 28, 2012
To strengthen cooperation among the main stakeholders in the tourism sector to jointly elaborate a cross-border tourist product, promoting the area Silistra District- Calarasi County as a destination for alternative tourism. Specific objectives: 1) Strengthening cross-border cooperation and networking in the sector of alternative tourism; 2) Developing and marketing of a joint tourist product of the area Silistra-Calarasi; 3) Promoting the image of the region Silistra-Calarasi as a joint destination for alternative tourism, based on the local advantages Achievements: The project One Cross-Border Region – One European Destination (MIS-ETC code 643) with a total eligible value of 269.089 Euro, contributed to strengthen tourism cross-border cooperation, by elaborating a cross-border product, promoting the Silistra - Calarasi area as a destination for alternative tourism. Within the project, tourist sites were studied and mapped, six tourist routs were developed and located with GPS coordinates and a tourism reservation system was created. All of these are presented within the web-portal created, which is available at: http://cbctourist.eu/. In order to promote the project and the regional identity Silistra - Calarasi events/seminars were organized: The Cross-border cycles tour in Silistra-Calarasi, The Cross-border rowing tour in Silistra-Calarasi etc. The activities were completed by developing a marketing strategy, containing guidelines for organisation of promotional tours and guidelines for conducting of cross-border cycling tour along the Danube.
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