Implementation of the project “Tourism and Futurism”, Varshets-Sokobanja, No CB007.2.12.068

                                                 

The Tourism Organization of Sokobanja and the cross-border partner Local Initiative for Varshets are implementing the project “Tourism and Futurism”, co-funded by the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme.

The project “Tourism and Futurism” refers to the creation of the Strategy od sustainable tourism development of Sokobanja, the Marketing strategy of the cross-border region Sokobanja-Varshets and the development of a mobile application that will present the entire tourism offer of Sokobanja and Varshets.

The total value of the project is EUR 190.746,78, of which the European Union contributes 85% i.e. EUR 162.134,76, and the partner’s own participation contribution is EUR 28.612,02.

Implementation of project activities related to the creation of the Strategy of sustainable tourism development of Sokobanja, the Marketing strategy of the cross-border region Sokobanja-Varshets is ongoing. Working groups have been formed consisting of representatives of the local tourism industry, representatives of local authorities, members of the project team and other experts in the field of tourism, who will monitor the development of strategies, provide expert advice and collect the necessary data. The deadline for development of the strategies is May 6, 2020. The first phase of development of the mobile application of the Sokobanja-Varshets cross-border tourist region is underway, which relates to the collection of necessary data on tourist sites, accommodation and catering facilities, cultural institutions, tourist infrastructure, etc. The deadline for the development of mobile application is May 2020.

The project is co-funded by the European Union through

the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme

The contents of this publication are the sole resposibility of Tourism Organization of Sokobanja and can in no way be taken to reflect the the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.

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