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ETIS

Event

ETIS and Accessible Tourism Conference organised by the European Commission DG GROWTH

At this event sustainability and accessibility were presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations.

The purpose of the event was to:

  1. present the results of the second ETIS pilot testing phase, including recommendations and the revised toolkit of ETIS
  2. identify policy priorities for accessible tourism in destinations, in particular focusing on accommodation, transport, attractions and customer satisfaction
  3. present a promotion strategy for Europe as a 'Sustainable Tourism Destination for All'

 

European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) workshop

 

4th July in Brussels organised by the European Commission DG ENTR - Tourism Unit

The European Commission organized  the European Tourism Indicators System workshop to present the outcomes of its first testing phase.

The selected pilot destinations, among which two NECSTouR members  Alqueva Dark Sky and A.T.L. del Cuneese - Cuneo Alps and Cities of Art, presented their positive experiences and the difficulties encountered as well as the future steps to develop and to improve ETIS.

News

ETIS and Accessible Tourism Conference organised by the European Commission DG GROWTH

Jan 27, 2016

28 January 2016, Brussels

At this event sustainability and accessibility were presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations.

The purpose of the event was to:

1. present the results of the second ETIS pilot testing phase, including recommendations and the revised toolkit of ETIS

2. identify policy priorities for accessible tourism in destinations, in particular focusing on accommodation, transport, attractions and customer satisfaction

News

Good Practice

 

The tourism-destination App is called “Bestiarium Skaraborg” (based on gaming, augmented reality)

They are in Skaraborg (University of Skövde) developing a mobile phone App similar to the coming reality "Pokemon go" that will be used for the tourism destination Skaraborg. They will in the narration use fairy tale creatures to attract young people.

 

A tradition of transnational cooperation for tourism promotion among the Regions Limburg (NL), Eifel and Aachen Region (GE), Provinces of Liege and Limburg and the German Speaking Community in Belgium (BE) has resulted into joint marketing efforts, including facebook page and trilingual joint promotional website, and is evolving now to the creation of a transnational tourism board.

 

 

VisitCornwall is finalising a programme of overseas marketing for the Region of Cornwall to The Netherlands, Belgium, Scandinavia, Ireland and German Speaking markets plus USA, Australia and New Zealand. This marketing plan is supported by an integrated programme of business development and training.

 

 

The SCOTS (Specialist Counsellor on Travel to Scotland) programme is a specially designed destination training programme for travel agents who sell Scotland to their clients.  It was launched by VisitScotland in 1986 and was originally open to agents in the US and Canada.  In the summer of 2007, the programme was adapted to make it global and there are now qualified agents in China, India, Korea and the Middle East.  In addition to adapting the training programme to make it more global, both a Chinese language and a Japanese language version of the programme have been launched.

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