The partnerships in HERIPRENEURSHIP have been extended at a cross border level by exchange of visits between tour operators and agents, actors and stakeholders, continuing discussions for new business collaborations and reaching the BSB UNESCO destinations. Please follow the events in the partner countries:
The Eastern Black Sea Development Agency hosted 3 North African tour operators. They attended to the event and visit the pilot project area in Trabzon and Gümüşhane. Moreover, a B2B event was also held and Turkish and North African tour operators developed a work environment together. The guests left the city delightedly and said that they would bring tourists from their country to Trabzon.
Telavi State University of Georgia recently hosted an exciting 2-day event HERiPRENEURSHIP for international tour operators – May 30th to June 2nd. These tour operators were specifically invited after successful B2B meetings held at ITB Berlin 2023. The tour operators were highly interested in the Georgian Geolocations and the pilot project, and were even invited to participate in the Heripreneurship project. The international delegation included tour operators from the Netherlands, Türkiye and Armenia, as well as a British-Berliner journalist. They were treated to an unforgettable experience of the Georgian part of the UNESCO corridor.
In order to present the itinerary created within the project and the media deliverables, ANTRIM conducted a familiarization tour for 10 local and international representatives from the tourism industry. Throughout the day, they visited the tourist destinations within the itinerary and project: Muzeul Naţional de Etnografie şi Istorie Naturală, Complexul de Meşteşuguri “Artă Rustică”, Chateau Vartely Winery. Latter on they had B2B sessions with representatives of Rezervația Cultural-Naturală ”Orheiul Vechi” and Primăria Municipiului Chișinău, addressing topics such as promoting destinations through audiovisual materials and aligning businesses to the criteria of sustainability and sustainable development.
Within the Final project event in Tulcea, international representatives from the tourism industry from partner’s countries attended the study visit to all 10 locations in Romania. The two days study visits to 10 mesmerizing locations included in the project provided an opportunity to see the Danube Delta’s heritage, eco-tourism, and adventure-filled landscapes. The breathtaking nature and immerses with a world of endless fauna of the Danube Delta cruising was accompanied by visits to the Aegessyus Fortress and Museum, Halmyris and Enisala Fortress, Orgame Fortress, Mila 23 and Letea Forest around Tulcea.
27-29 June 2023
Within 3 days, UBBSLA team conducted informational meetings (Info Days) in Burgas and Nessebar with local tour operators, entrepreneurs, interested parties and citizens. After the end of each meeting, a tour of the old town of Nessebar and visits of the geolocations from the pilot route was organized with representatives of the tour operator companies, including guests from Romania and Italy, who discussed the possibilities for cooperation, exchange of visits and attracting more tourists to the tourist destinations.