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CONCERTED INNOVATIVE APPROACHES, STRATEGIES, SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES IMPROVING MOBILITY AND EUROPEAN TOURISM

Objective

"Tourism sector is a key driver of economic growth and employment and has a fundamental role in matching the Lisbon Strategy objectives: making the EU more competitive and dynamic economy.The recent communication ""A renewed European Union Tourism Policy:Towards a stronger partnership for European Tourism"" introduces the strategy to be pursued for better exploit growth and employment potentials of the tourism sector in a sustainable way.It also refers how the stakeholders can be involved in the EC actions.CONCERTOUR is an Horizontal Activity(Support Action)aiming at creating synergies between transport research and tourism services in Europe,improving competitiveness,encouraging co-modality,focusing on the subject regardless of the involved DG Programme.The overall objective is to propose new concepts guiding tourists through ""the stages of whole travel itinerary"" and to support EU policies in improving tourism competitiveness,considering emerging needs and tourism demand by acting on main aspects affecting tourism market (e.g.intermodality,information,ticketing).In CONCERTOUR tourism market and transport supply are considered as integrated environment,starting from the assumption that the local community is key to successful tourism destination as they are guardians of the local resources and provide the service for paying guests. The project will identify policy driven solutions to remove barriers,creating the conditions for value added transport services provision(e.g.institutions/instruments facilitating co-ordination between governmental departments in the planning phase,tourism travel plans,pricing policies and technical standardisation).The project focuses on transport as lever/opportunity and not as barrier to sustainable development and competitiveness,taking in consideration relevant key factors such as:improvement of socio-economic benefits,sites attractiveness,reduction of adverse environmental/social impacts,guarantee fair/equal access to tourism for all"

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/sustainable economy
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/employment
  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport

Call for proposal

FP7-TPT-2007-RTD-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

FIT CONSULTING SRL
Address
Via Acciaresi Primo 8
00157 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 104 057,79
Administrative Contact
Massimo Marciani (Mr.)

Participants (6)

TIS PT, CONSULTORES EM TRANSPORTES, INOVACAO E SISTEMAS, SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 102 692,18
Address
Avenida Marques De Tomar 35-6D
1050-153 Lisbon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniela Carvalho (Ms.)
TRANSPORTOKONOMISK INSTITUTT
Norway
EU contribution
€ 114 597
Address
Gaustadalleen 21
0349 Oslo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Sønneve ølnes (Ms.)
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS - NTUA
Greece
EU contribution
€ 93 625
Address
Heroon Polytechniou 9 Zographou Campus
15780 Athina
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Yannis Polyzos (Prof.)
RAMBOLL MANAGEMENT BRUSSELS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 125 601,95
Address
Av D'auderghem 92
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
François Burhin (Mr.)
IMPACT CONSULTING
Romania
EU contribution
€ 41 195
Address
Str. Odobesti, Nr 17, Bloc V16, Sc.2, Apt.78
032155 Bucharest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ovidiu Romosan (Mr.)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE SUR LES TRANSPORTS ET LEUR SECURITE.
France
EU contribution
€ 70 430,08
Address
Avenue Du General Malleret-joinville 2
94114 Arcueil
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Albertine Loemba (Ms.)