Cross-border Destination Management in the Transcarpathian – Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Country region

Tourism Project

Country/ies: Hungary, Ukraine
Region(s): Észak-Alföld
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for tourism development with only partial contents for sustainability
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 2 - Develop innovative tourism management, fully integrating the needs of local people and economies and other supporting sectors, and respecting he preservation of natural and cultural heritage
Duration of the project: 12/01/2010 - 11/30/2011
Objectives and results of the project:

Objectives of the project:
Create a professional Tourism Destination Management Organisation with relevant competence of for the project area,
Carry out complex tourism projects in the project area in order to increase the competitiveness of the tourism attractions,
Promotion of cross-border tourism co-operation in the region
Improvement of tourism development and activities planning, increase of tourist potential of the region
Raising welfare level of local people involved into tourist services provision
Establishment of permanent cross-border partnership network
Establishment of two pilot TDM regions in SzSzB and Zakarpatska regions,
Improvement of the quality level of tourist services provided in the region
Promotion of TDM regions and tourist services provided, elaboration of joint cross-border tourist products

Implementing organization / institution:

Transcarpathian Regional NGO "Ukranian-Hungarian Regional Development Centre"
Address: Ukraine - 88000 Uzhgorod, Duhnovich street 16/1.

Project partners:

Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Village Tourism Association, Hungary
Address: Hungary - 4400 Nyíregyháza, Hősök square 5.

Total amount of the project: 303 530,00 €
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme