Tourism Change Working Group

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Tourism Working Group.

Tourism WG Leader

Leader

Pieter Jasperse

REWIN West Brabant

Francisco Vigalondo

Leader

Francisco Vigalondo

Aragón Exterior

Martina Hilger

Martina Hilger

Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Anna Grimault

Anna Grimault

Pays de la Loire

Tourism

The Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group focuses on investigating R&I-related measures to mitigate the environmental and social impact of touristic flows and encourage the transition towards sustainable tourism and cultural policies and practices; it supports ERRIN members in the uptake of digitalisation and the development of skills and competences in the Cultural Heritage and Tourism sectors. Finally, the Working Group aims at providing early information to members on cultural heritage and tourism policy future strands, financial tools, inter-regional joint activities, EU calls.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on DG GROW consultation on transition pathway for tourism

Teresa Vio

DG GROW has just launched a targeted consultation inviting stakeholders, industry representatives, national, regional, and local authorities to propose concrete actions, commitments, and investments

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism: Towards zero-pollution tourism (Green Week Partner Event)

Teresa Vio

In the frame of the EU Green Week 2021, the ERRIN Cultural Heritage & Tourism Working Group will host an online Partner Event focused on sustainable practices towards zero-pollution tourism. The

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism coffee meeting with DG RTD

Teresa Vio

The Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG leaders are happy to invite you to a coffee meeting with Harald Hartung, Head of Unit RTD.D.3 (Fair societies and Cultural Heritage).  We will hear about the

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe

On 25-29 October, FEUGA, Galician Ministry of Education (Xunta de Galicia) and Galician University System (SUG) will organise an international online matchmaking event "Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe".

"Towards a large-scale skills partnership for the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) ecosystem” - Kick-off meeting

The Commission services (DG GROW, DG EAC, DG CNCT, in cooperation with DG EMPL) are organising an online kick-off meeting on the Pact for Skills for the Cultural and Creative Industries ecosystem. Stakeholders active in Cultural and Creative Industries, interested and committed in upskilling and reskilling of the workforce are invited to participate.

EWRC 2021: Sustainable development of mountain destinations and territories - inspiration from Alpine regions

In the framework of French Presidency of European Macroregional strategy for the Alpine region, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region organises with 3 other alpine regions Lombardy, Salzburg and Valle d’Aosta a workshop on “sustainable development of mountain tourism destinations and territories”.

EWRC 2021: The New European Bauhaus and its relevance for citizens

A digital panel at the European Week of Regions and Cities will discuss the New European Bauhaus and its relevance for citizens.

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.'

Webinar on Call for EU Smart Destinations

Are you a European Smart Destination? Save the date!

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

CHARTER Alliance publishes its first result & presents a new model for the cultural heritage sector

ERRIN’s Erasmus+ funded project CHARTER has published its first public deliverable: ‘A new landscape for heritage professions – preliminary findings’. The report summarises the work and preliminary findings that WP2 has developed over the past six months.

Be.CULTOUR: Engaging with regional ecosystems on Circular Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR project, in which ERRIN is a partner, has built a community of regional ecosystem representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory.

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

Apply to be the Best European Rail Tourism Campaign of 2021

As part of the European Year of Rail (EYR), the European Travel Commission and Eurail have launched a joint competition for marketing campaigns promoting train travel as a sustainable tourism model in the EU.

Cultural Assets in Rural Development (CARD) Creative Europe

Based on an international exchange of experience the purpose of the proposed project is to gather and disseminate knowledge about Cultural Planning, to test and develop methods of Cultural Planning in rural development and to show how cultural planning can have a better impact in different national planning contexts.

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN annual survey: Provide input on ERRIN’s 2022 priorities and share feedback on activities!

To start planning Working Group activities for 2022, the Working Group leaders will take part in the annual strategy workshops at the end of November. To inform these workshops, ERRIN members are invited to take part in an annual survey – an opportunity to provide input on the network’s future priorities and reflect on past activities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Be.CULTOUR: Engaging with regional ecosystems on Circular Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR project, in which ERRIN is a partner, has built a community of regional ecosystem representatives committed to shaping the future of cultural tourism in their territory.

  • By Hilary Webb

CHARTER Alliance publishes its first result & presents a new model for the cultural heritage sector

ERRIN’s Erasmus+ funded project CHARTER has published its first public deliverable: ‘A new landscape for heritage professions – preliminary findings’. The report summarises the work and preliminary findings that WP2 has developed over the past six months.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

  • By Teresa Vio

[New deadline: 30 September 2021] Smart Tourism Destinations - Call for Independent Experts

The Smart Tourism Destinations project team has launched a first open call for experts aimed at selecting 10 European independent experts in the fields of tourism, digitalisation and data management.