PRJ – TAKE IT SLOW(local)
/ SO 3.1
Smart and Slow Tourism Supporting Adriatic Heritage for Tomorrow
3.1 - Make natural and cultural heritage a leverage for sustainable and more
balanced territorial development
TAKE IT SLOW - DUBROVNIK NERETVA REGION
- General public
- Local, regional and national public authorities
- Cultural and natural heritage management bodies
- Regional and local development agencies, enterprises (in particular SMEs within the cultural and creative industry as well as the environmental and tourism sector)
- Associations, regional innovation agencies
- Education and training organisations as well as universities and research institutes
TAKE IT SLOW is designed to establish, manage & promote Adriatic Region as smart, integrated, sustainable, accessible, year-round, green & slow tourist destination of the Mediterranean based on accessible, protected, valorised & promoted tangible & intangible joint natural & cultural heritage of its islands, coastal, inland & rural Adriatic. With realization of project activities within 36 months, DNC & 11 project partners & 1 AP will trigger high-quality level of services and products of tourism value chain through smart specialization concepts stimulating innovation, knowledge, competitiveness, networking and CB partnership processes.
TAKE IT SLOW will develop CB partnership platform of scientific, private & public sector with 120 actors, strategic framework, methodology, monitoring system, marketing & promotion of CB tourism destination focused on 10 cultural & natural heritage, 10 ecolabel/green certification obtained and promotion of sustainable tourism realized and 7 natural and/or cultural heritage sites with improved accessibility put in place. Project will contribute to more balanced seasonality of tourism activities on natural & cultural heritage sites in Project area & make natural & cultural heritage a leverage for sustainable & more balanced territorial development.
KEY PROJECT NUMBERS
DUBROVNIK NERETVA REGION
PRED DVOROM 1
DUBROVNIK - Croatia
Dubrovnik Neretva Region (DNR) is TAKE IT SLOW project's lead partner. With the Dubrovnik as centre, 1.024,63 km of Adriatic coastline, over 200 islands and numerous UNESCO heritage sites, the region is focused on high quality tourism experience. Through TAKE IT SLOW, DNR and Regional agency DUNEA will capitalize on the natural and cultural heritage of the Peljesac peninsula and create new slow CB tourism offer through sustainable smart green, innovative and creative concepts
Contact person: Nikolina Kraljević
PUBLIC INSTITUTION RERA SD FOR COORDINATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPLIT-DALMATIA COUNTY
Public Institution RERA SD for development and coordination Split Dalmatia County (PI RERA SD) is established with the aim of creating an operational unit responsible for the development of the SDC region. Participation in TAKE IT SLOW project for PI RERA S.D. will result in improving capacities for the sustainable development in tourism sector in region through the creation of cross-border networks that will involve tourism stakeholders, producers, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders.
Contact person: Marjan Dumanić
The Territorial Cooperation Service of the Molise Region, with the involvement of the other regional structures competent for matter, is engaged in various managing EU-funded projects; in particular, in development program to promote tourism as a driving force for the growth of the local economy. This project will help to focus on slow and sustainable tourism, in order to reach high standards of touristic quality.
Contact person: Michele Petracca
APULIAN PUBLIC THEATRE - REGIONAL CONSORTIUM FOR ARTS AND CULTURE
TPP is a Regional Multi-disciplinary Network with the aim of the promotion and education of the audience, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities. In Take it Slow, TPP makes available its expertise in managing complex EU funded projects in the Cultural field. Working closely with Local communities and Puglia Region, through research and restoration activities will enhance cultural and natural attractors of Puglia as a sustainable and slow CB tourist destination.
Contact person: Lino Manosperta
PUBLIC INSTITUTION DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF ŠIBENIK-KNIN COUNTY
Public Institution Development Agency of Šibenik-Knin County funded and owned by the Regional Authority of the Šibenik-Knin County operates as regional coordinator of towns and municipalities in the region. Through, TAKE IT SLOW project, it will contribute to more sustainable and balanced economic and tourist development in the whole area of Šibenik-Knin County, both coastal and inland areas.
Contact person: Anita Štrkalj
UNIVERSITY OF ZADAR
University of Zadar provides exchange of scientific experience within the partnership, which allows the conservation, protection, management and promotion of joint natural and cultural heritage through smart specialization and improved quality in tourism. Its responsible for preparing thematic research of the natural and cultural heritage to improve the heritage site area under the project management and testing measures of protected natural and cultural heritage sites.
Contact person: Borna Buljan
REGION OF ISTRA
Region of Istria as a unit of regional self-government that coordinates balanced economic, educational, natural, cultural and social development, will contribute to all project activities. In the frame of pilot action Region of Istria will establish Visitor interpretive centre House of Istrian Castles with the main goal of presenting, promoting and improving accessibility to natural and cultural heritage of fortified cities and castles, typical products and enogastronomy of inland Istria.
Contact person: Sandra Ilić
PromoTurismoFVG is a Destination Management Organization that has the task of developing the regional tourist system by supplying the guidelines and collaborating with individuals, to give consistency to the promotion and increase the resources. Our tools are territorial design and quality plans, advertising, trade fairs, media, web, research and market analysis, training, a wide range of editorial products and a coordinated reception, thanks to which promo-marketing assumes practical relevance.
Contact person: Alessia Del Bianco Rizzardo
VENETO REGION - TOURISM DEPARTMENT
The Tourism Department of Veneto Region is a public body, which deals with policies, strategic planning, and financial opportunities. It has an ECT projects Unit which supports the development of innovative approaches. Take It Slow will help to focus on slow and sustainable tourism, giving value to the travel experience, to social relationships, choosing different ways of visiting, slowing down the pace. This aims at promoting the differentiation of tourism products and to increase the quality.
Contact person: Nadia Giaretta
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION - Directorate General for Knowledge, Labour and Enterprise Economy - Tourism Trade Sport Unit
RER elaborates and manages actions to increase the competitiveness and economic growth of the enterprises, territories, products and tourist services. It has a wide experience in definition of sustainable tourism models, testing new forms of tourism, developing innovative tools for the competitiveness of the tourism sector. Take It Slow will help to promote and implement innovative processes and make natural and cultural heritage a lever for sustainable and more balanced territorial development.
Contact person: Maura Mignozzi
SVILUPPO MARCHE SRL - SVIM SRL REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Sviluppo Marche srl, Regional Development Agency owned by Marche Region, since 1999 acts as a centre of competences in EU policies and projects. It coordinates the design of CB Platform for quality Management of Adriatic Region as an integrated and sustainable tourist destination, through networking, knowledge-practices transferring and local communities’ involvement. It encourages a sustainable regional tourist destination, based on sustainable mobility, common natural and cultural heritage.
Contact person: Lucia Catalani
The Abruzzo Region is highly qualified in managing EU-funded projects, and covered the role of MA of the IPA Adriatic CBC Programme 2007-2013 throughout until March 2018, with 108 projects financed, in line with the EUSAIR objectives. Its contribution to the project focuses on improving the road signs of the 88Km long cycle path along the abandoned railroad in the Costa dei trabocchi - which is about to be completed - being this the best slow tourism solution to apply across the territory.
Contact person: Camillo Marracino
APULIA REGION - Department of Tourism, Culture and Valorisation of Territory
The Department is responsible for all policies and activities in the field of Tourism and Culture. In Take It Slow project, Puglia Region will support TPP by providing its planning and administrative skills as a public body. The long experience gained as a partner of numerous European Cooperation projects will be an instrument to guarantee TPP the development of winning actions to enhance the Apulian heritage and territory, according to a slow and sustainable tourism model.
Contact person: Anna Introna
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PUBLISHED ON 10/03/2021
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The first out of three workshops on the subject of smart specialization in green, slow and sustainable tourism, which are to be organized within the European TAKE IT SLOW project, was held on May 26th, 2021. The workshop was organized by the University of Zadar and the goal was the dissemination of knowledge and best practices in smart specialization in green, slow and sustainable tourism.