06.10.2014
Kategorie: CC NEGET, Balticmuseums2.0+, Aktuelles

Project as best-practice at Baltic Sea Tourism Forum


1 and 2 October 2014, the BalticMuseums 2.0 Plus project participated in the Baltic Sea Tourism Forum in Karlskrona. About 120 delegates from tourism organisations, businesses and institutions discussed about the challenges of this important sector in the Baltic Sea Region and how to jointly address these. With an own booth, the project team connected with a lot of tourism stakeholders in the region. The BalticMuseums team was especially proud to be named as a best practice project by Ms Sylvia Bretschneider, President of the Landtag Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and President of the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC): “I welcome the objective to identify innovative approaches and best practices to better link and market tourism offers between our countries. Our common cultural heritage is one example of how this can be done. And cultural tourism is one of the themes this Forum will focus on in the next few years to come. The sector is an important catalyst for innovation in other areas, for instance in tourism. One such example is the EU project “Baltic Museums 2.0 plus”, which was introduced in the European Parliament in March this year. Under the leadership of the University of Applied Sciences Stralsund, project partners from Poland, Lithuania, Russia and Germany have developed multi-lingual electronic museum guides, which allow an interaction with other visitors. These examples show how transnational cooperation can work and how a focus on those elements, that bind us together, can contribute to our economic development, including in the field of tourism. Therefore, I support the Forum’s new orientation towards cultural tourism. This is also in the interest of the BSPC. ”

 

The team will take this feedback as an additional incentive to continue the successful cooperation and the strive for tangible and relevant cross-border results.

Photo: Sylvia Bretschneider during her speech at the 7th Baltic Sea Tourism Forum