Breaking News: 6 new transferring projects in the Sustainable Tourism Community

We welcome 6 new transferring projects in the Sustainable Tourism Community!

The Sustainable Tourism Community welcomes 6 new transferring projects! On June 1st, 2021, the Steering and Monitoring Committees of the Interreg MED Programme approved the following modular projects: ALTER ECO PLUS, BlueMed PLUS, COASTING PLUS, ConsumeLess Plus, EMbleMatic Plus, TOURISMED PLUS.

These news projets will be transferring the results of 6 other projets: 

  • ALTER ECO: aimed at enhancing the local sustainable development of tourism by promoting Mediterranean Identity through the implementation of alternative tourist strategies in 6 pilots co-designed and implemented by public and private stakeholders.
  • BlueMed: aimed at supporting competent government authorities develop strategies, plans and policies for local coastal and island economies of the Mediterranean region in adopting a sustainable and responsible model for tourism development.
  • COASTING: capitalisation project based on the ICZM principles application, aiming at enhancing the effectiveness of a multilevel governance tool like Coast Contract (Contrat de Baie), transferring a shared methodology mostly centred on the stakeholders’ involvement, and focusing tools and actions more deeply on the tourism sector sustainability and qualification.
  • ConsumeLess: project aimed at developing integrated sustainable energy, water and waste management strategies and promoting sustainable tourism models in Mediterranean cities.
  • EMbleMatic: project aimed at creating and testing a new form and offer of sustainable tourism, located in the hinterland coastal area, based on the identarian singularities of 9 mountains from the Emblematic Mediterranean Mountains (EMM) network.
  • TOURISMED: project aimed at testing and transferring a fishing tourism business model in the coastal territories of Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, France and Spain as a way to promote a sustainable approach to tourism, while fostering the preservation of the marine ecosystem and the traditional fishing culture of the MED region.

The full list of approved projects is available here.

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