Carpathian Tourism Road-2

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Carpathian Tourism Road-2

Country/ies: Slovakia, Ukraine
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for tourism development with only partial contents for sustainability
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: 01.07.2012–  31.12.2014
Objectives and results of the project:

Overall objective of the project is to strengthen the position of Carpathian region in tourism sector within Europe
Specific objectives:
Harmonize tourism development process on local/regional and cross border level.
Increase the competitiveness of Carpathian tourist industry on EU market
Main Outputs:
6 training workshops for tourist operators and interested institutions
1 Cross border tourism festival
1 Association of Carpathian Road
1900 publications, leaflets
infokiosks and audioguids systems
Results:
Improved cooperation of tourism stakeholders in cross border level
Association of Carpathian Road facilitating and promoting networking and meaningful cross border cooperation

The project facilitated development of new tourism products that highlighted on the joint cross-border festival of presentation of cultural and historical heritage of the area.
Also increased the level of quality of existing tourism products by adding a value of cross-border dimension.
Improved the image of Carpathian tourism products inside/ outside of the region

Implementing organization / institution:

Communal enterprise “Agency of Regional Development and Cross-Border Co-operation “Transcarpathia” of Zakarpattya Oblast Council”

Legal address: 4, Narodna square, 88000 Uzhhorod, Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine
Tel./fax: (+380-312) 42-99-94
Email: office@arr.com.ua

Project partners:

1.Agency for the Support of Regional Development Košice, Slovakia
2. East Slovak Museum Kosice, Slovakia

Total amount of the project: 408 754.00 EUR
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI CBC Programme 2007-2013