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Completed projects

ACCENT Gastronomy

ACCENT Gastronomy, european project for accessible food tourism, participated by the Catalan Tourism Board

The project ACCENTGASTRONOMY focuses on offering food tourism experiences to people with disabilities or special access needs. The main purpose of this project is to provide tourism SMEs, entrepreneurs, tourism professionals and managers with the tools and skills that will help them when creating and developing accessible food tourism products.

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APP TOUR YOU, european project for accessible tourism training participated by the the Government of Catalonia's Directorate-General of Tourism

Funded by the Erasmus plus programme, strategic partnerships for Vocational and Educational Training (VET), APP TOUR YOU aims to test new models of training in accessible tourism and information targeted to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and entrepreneurs in the field of tourism.

Calypso, EC iniciative for the social tourism

Calypso, an European Commission initiative, aims to allow people who cannot usually do so to travel to Europe's holiday spots, while at the same time helping local economies beat the offseason blues.

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ERNEST, European Research Network on Sustainable Tourism

The ERNEST project (an ERA-NET initiative established under the 7th Framework Program of the European Commission) articulates a network of european regions with the aim to strengthen the research on tourism sustainability and innovation. Project duration: 1 Sept 2008 - 31 Dec 2012

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HikingEurope, project leaded by the Catalan Tourism Board and funded under COSME programme to develop a transnational network of hiking trails in Europe. The aim is to discover cultural and natural heritage of the project involved territories through rural tourism routes. Catalonia, Emilia-Romagna (Italy), Dubrovnik-Neretva (Croatia) and Donegal (Ireland) are the regional partners of the project. Pirineu Emoció is the business partner and Girona University is the academic partner. Other partners are NIT (German Research Institute) and NFI (Nature Friends International), an austrian NGO especialised on nature and sustainability.

INNOGUIDE, European Tourist Guiding Project

A European tourist guiding project with support and financing from the European Union as part of a Leonardo project. Intercultural skills, sustainability and creation of experience are the three focal points of Innoguide. Project duration: 1 Oct 2010 - 30 Sept 2013

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SOWELL (EU), low season thermalism for seniors and youngs

Sowell: projecte cofinançat per la Comissió Europea en el marc de la iniciativa Calypso que compta amb Catalunya com a soci coordinador i la regió de Migdia-Pirineus (França), la regió d'Emília-Romanya (Itàlia) i la Universitat d'Economia de Praga (República Txeca) com a socis cooperadors amb l'objectiu de fomentar el termalisme entre el públic més jove (menors de 30 anys) i el públic més gran (jubilats) durant la temporada baixa. Durada del projecte: 01.05.2011 - 31.01.2012


“Wellness and wellbeing experience across the European Routes of the Olive Tree”, projecte europeu en el qual participa la Direcció General de Turisme. El finança el Programa COSME 2014-2020 i té com a objectiu diversificar l’oferta turística de la Unió Europea i promoure els productes transnacionals, així com millorar la competitivitat de les PIME i els emprenedors.

Concretament, el projecte preveu la creació d’una ruta turística transnacional que inclogui experiències de wellness, gastronòmiques i d’estil de vida en destinacions rurals a partir dels productes de les oliveres.

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WILDSEA Europe, projecte europeu de l’àmbit marí i les destinacions costaneres en el que hi participa l’Agència Catalana de Turisme

Finançat pel programa COSME, l’objectiu és connectar en una ruta turística sostenible transnacional destinacions europees costaneres amb una rica biodiversitat marina per oferir, a través d’activitats a l’aire lliure i d’esports d’aigua, experiències de vida marina salvatge.


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Update:  26.11.2018