Urban Science – Integrated Learning for Smart Cities

Over two-thirds of the European population live in cities. Enabling those cities to deliver services effectively, efficiently, and sustainably while keeping their citizens safe, healthy, prosperous, and well-informed is amongst the most important challenges in this century. Improving the attractiveness of cities is one of the priorities targeted by the Lisbon Strategy and the EU’s… More

MODERN MOUNTAIN GUIDE OCCUPATION AND TRAINING FOR ENHANCING COMPETITIVENESS OF EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN TOURISM AND INCREASE WORKFORCE MOBILITY OF THE SECTOR

Globally, the International Union of Associations of mountain guides (IFMGA) is the only professional organization recognized as a regulatory factor and as regards the European Union is the organization imposed IFGMA professional standards in countries where such activity is regulated under Directive 36 / 2005 CE.

In these conditions all organizations accredited by IFGMA must… More

Transfer of innovations in corporate and social responsibility from German tour operators to tourist companies in the countries along Danube River

The aim is to promote sustainable product offers in all the countries of the Danube region. The project encourages a sustainable tourism development contributing to environmental protection along the value chain, while considering local and national characteristics. At least 80 companies improve their resource efficiency (water, energy, waste, etc.) for at least 20%.  By means… More

GIFT – Green Ideas for Tourism in Europe

Environmental responsibility has been recognized as a key factor for the competitiveness of the European tourism industry, as cultural and natural resources are the main assets of the tourism. The introduction of sustainable environmental practices requires not only a good understanding of the need for a better management, but also practical tools needed to make… More

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