The Tourism Working Group is focused on exploring links and opportunities with creative and cultural industries (e.g. via the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation, film industry as a tool to integrate tourism itineraries and products), cultural tourism and heritage, clusters, sharing economy from regional authorities point of view and on providing early information to members on tourism policy future strands, strategic objectives with financial tools, inter-regional joint activities, EU calls. Deployment of research and innovation results in the tourism sector, conducted within EU programmes.

Work Plan

ERRIN Contact

WORKING GROUP LEADER
Gino Cormons
Friuli Venezia Giulia
Gustavo Martinie
Generalitat Valenciana
Francisco Vigalondo
Aragón Exterior
Daniel Wentzlaff
Saxony-Anhalt

Last Working Group Meeting

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Rue du Commerce 49
During this Tourism WG meeting will discuss innovatove business models for smart destinations, and will take place on the morning of June 29, at the FVG Region. The seminar intends to investigate how to increase regional competitiveness by developing common projects having transnational dimension and how digitalization and  innovative business models can create new opportunities for tourism operators and for the entire tourism value chain. You can find the agenda attached above.
Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, rue du Commerce 44
In the framework of the 2nd Industry Day of the European Commission, ERRIN is organising a panel discussion on innovative value chains in tourism.  Tourism does not produce technological innovations. Yet, being innovative and reacting to the changing needs is vital for a resilient European tourism industry. Thanks to innovation, the tourism industry has the capacity to increasingly offer high quality and tailored services, but it leads to innovative business models, with respect to distribution...
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