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Read DG GROW's guide for funding available for tourism businesses

Are you wondering what EU funding is available for tourism businesses? In 2020, the EU introduced a stimulus package worth €2.018 trillion. It consisted of the EU’s long-term budget for 2021 to 2027 under the multiannual financial framework and NextGenerationEU, a temporary instrument to help the...
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Clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the tourism sector

On 29 June, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus talked about the collaboration between clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the field of tourism. Aija Konisevska Azadi from EEN Sector Group Tourism & Culture Heritage presented the activities of this EEN sector group, which joins 34...
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European Alliance Against Coronavirus Recap - Clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the tourism sector

On 29 June, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus talked about the collaboration between clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the field of tourism. Aija Konisevska Azadi, EEN Sector Group Tourism & Culture Heritage​, presented the activities of this EEN sector group, which has 34...
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EU-South MED call for expression of interest now open!

We are pleased to announce that the call for expression of interest for the EU - South MED Cluster Matchmaking event is now open! The EU – South MED Cluster Matchmaking Event will take place virtually on 12-13 October 2021 in the context of the ‘TechDays – Match Up!’ event by THE NEXT SOCIETY. The...
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Open stakeholder consultation on the transition pathway for tourism

Stakeholders have been invited to take part in a consultation on the transition pathway for tourism. The consultation comes as part of the EU Industrial Strategy’s update, which highlights the need to accelerate the green and digital transition of the EU industry. An open survey has been created for...
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Open Call to participate in the European TouriSME programme

The TouriSME project is holding an Open Call for tourist accommodation and travel professionals to help them win back their market through sustainable tourism. Successful candidates for this Open Call will receive training to share and transfer knowledge, matchmaking events for international...
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European Capitals of Culture as laboratories of innovation

Funded by the European Commission under the COSME programme, the TraCEs – Cultour Is Capital project seeks to create a cultural and sustainable tourism model in European Capitals of Culture that is based on their heritage and creative and cultural industries. Eight partners from Italy, Slovakia...
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Apply to Tourban's Sustainable Urban Tourism Acceleration Programme

Are you interested in improving your tourism business’s sustainability? Tourban is an EU-funded project that supports urban tourism SMEs in becoming more competitive and sustainable. Tourban has launched applications for the Sustainable Urban Tourism Acceleration Programme where you can develop...
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€8m call to boost digitalisation and innovation in tourism sector

The European Commission's Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has launched an €8 million call for proposals to support digitalisation and innovation in Europe's tourism sector. The agency expects to fund between eight and 11 proposals and is offering a maximum grant of...
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Chance to take part in European Tourism Convention

Following nine consecutive years of growth, the European Union (EU) tourism ecosystem is among the hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The European Commission is organising the European Tourism Convention on 12 October 2020 to launch a dialogue on sustainable recovery and the strategic...
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Clusters proposals for Tourism

Summary of the European Alliance Against Coronavirus Daily Webinar on 22 July 2020. The participants in this daily meeting looked at a particular sector in the tourism ecosystem: the events business. Gorazd Čad from Toleranca Marketing and Teodora Jilkova from Veritas Cluster shared insights on how...
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European Commission launches website to support safe resumption of travel and tourism in the EU

The European Commission has launched ‘Re-open EU', a web platform to support a safe resumption of travel and tourism across Europe as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. It will provide real-time information on borders and available means of transport and tourism services in Member States as well as...