LOCAL EFFORT STRENGTHENING: HOW TO ACCUMULATE A NEW TOURISM IN THE VALLEYS AND ALSO AMONG THE MOST IMPORTANT CENTRES OF RURAL VILLAGES
- Short Form: LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF TOWNS
- Complete name: Local Initiative Conditioning: just how to develop a new TOurism in THE Valleys and among the mOst crucial CEntres OF country VILLAGES
- Top priority: Competition.
- Area of Treatment:4.3 Capitalising on Cultural Resources for Even More Appealing Cities as well as Regions.
- Duration: January 2009 – December 2011 (36 months).
Partnership:. Autonomous District of Trento (Provincia Autonoma Trento, IT), College of Trento – Dept. of Computer of Managemente Sciences- eTourism Research study team (Provincia Autonoma Trento, IT), Growth centre Litija (Slovenija, SI), Public Benefit Firm Bohemian Switzerland (Severozapad, CZ), Opolskie Voivodeship (Opolskie, PL), Ústí Area (Severozapad, CZ), La. Mo. Ro. Development Firm (Piemonte, IT), District Office Forchhheim – Division of Economic Advancement (Bayern, DE), University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (Wien, AT).
- Lead partner: Autonomous Province of Trento (Provincia Autonoma Trento, IT).
- Lead companion nation: Italy.
- Call individual: Ms Gabriella Valler.
- Address: by means of Romagnosi n. 9, 38122, Trento, Italia.
LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF TOWN – Summary.
For several years rural areas have actually been suffering from large troubles and difficulties occurred in the competition, the appearance and also the joblessness area. An issue which is common for many Central Europe areas, defined by marginality problems depopulation, demographical changes as a result of a dynamic ageing of regional population along with a deep absence as well as inadequacy of the territorial development plans.
Nonetheless the areas in question remain in ownership of massive all-natural, cultural-historical and local craft riches. These sources, if correctly made use of, can come to be the real „financial engine“ of these areas. The major goal of the job is to consequently enhance the competition and the beauty of these country marginal regions, showing unexpressed tourist capacity, through the settlement as well as the execution of brand-new territorial governance devices and applying new pilot jobs inside the lasting tourist sector.
- LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF TOWN – Objectives.
Enhancing competitiveness and also good looks of limited country villages with unexploited all-natural, social, traditional heritage through new lasting tourist structures is the primary purpose of the project. The job can work as a genuine „economic development engine“ of these villages.
The most important project tasks are grounded on preparing a new governance version concerning these regions, testing this pattern throughout pilot projects and also capitalization of attained results and also outputs. This capitalization will be performed establishing the „Crucial Towns“ Organization, a global organisation, and organising training tasks along with finest methods exchange. Additionally the task is going to set up a strong communication task, organisation of a wide promotion of the territories included and their tourist offer advertised within the task.
The job will certainly to name a few tasks focus on mapping and also recognition of areas of interest, collecting details and searching for ideal methods. A variety of pilot activities will be accomplished after the option of concrete locations. The creation of a network of „Important Towns“ in all partner towns will be developed as well as local trainings, which are dedicated particularly to prone categories, like ladies as well as jobless young people.
- EXPECTED OUTCOMES.
- LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF VILLAGES – Expected Result.
The task targets at a high valorisation of the all-natural, cultural and local craft resources of low rural towns. All these wide range factors are thought about as an extremely valuable essential aspect for tourist advancement, according to a new territorial administration design, grounded on a participative strategy entailing regional stakeholders, for their own advantage, as well as producing an economic base for towns as well as areas.
With the proposed administration model a network of sustainability and also a recurring process is granted.
- LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF VILLAGES – Activities.
Summary of tasks:.
During the initial term College of Trento and University of Boku developed a mapping design made use of after that by all job companions to choose pilot areas where to evaluate brand-new governance designs with pilot jobs.
The companions, making use of the mapping design, chosen and also mapped their pilot areas to recognize their tourism potentialities, stakeholders and also primary actors involved in decision making procedure.
Utilizing the details collected, new governance versions have been recommended thinking about the peculiarities of each areas.
With the help of the Regional Overview Teams as well as pertinent local stakeholders, making use of a bottom-up method, pilot projects have been exercised in order to evaluate the administration designs recommended as well as identify effective and effective tools for sustainable tourism advancement.
The pilot projects have various motifs: some belong with rural setting and uncover of nature (to highlight the all-natural potentialities of some areas), various other are associated with thematic paths based upon sacral design and historic track (to highlight social potentialities) various other involve institutions, kids as well as families in developing „eco-friendly adventures“ as well as renewable resources university (to highlight human potentialities for creating families as well as youngsters tourist).
Implementation of pilot tasks started in April 2010 with deal activities (neighborhood meetings, contact with specialists.) and also is still on going. In June 2011 tourist items released by pilot tasks must be ready and also will be examined throughout 2011 summer period. Each companion will then.
report the outcomes and advantages created by pilot tasks and highlight ultimate problems and constricts incurred. The outcome should be „device kits“ for long-lasting sustainability of tourism growth in the partner territories.
Training courses for local administration, business owners and also member of Regional Guide Team have actually been prepared in order to help them to understand exactly how to put into practice the administration versions suggested for their areas. Research brows through in partner areas have been arranged to trade experiences on pilot project execution. Two multinational workshops occurred: in Trento (IT) on „Sustainable Tourism technique for the advancement of backwoods“ (11/06/2010) as well as in Forchheim (DE) on „Regional products– motorists in sustainable rural tourism?“ (19/10/2010). A 3rd is predicted in Vienna on July 2011.
Extensive interesting (newsletters, sales brochures, press posts, publications) and marketing (regional fairs, website, sales brochures) activities is occurring since the asking of the project.