Thematic Workshops

During the workshops, the knowledge will be transferred and shared among partners and it will be a spreading of the benefits achieved among the consortium to external organisations, by addressing all the relevant stakeholders in Europe, from the policy and decision makers to the tourism operators and the mountain and rural associations.

Good Practices are classified as follows:

Good practices for the promotion of local tourism using tradicional tecnologies in an innovative way

Smart village: e-ARCHANES Direct access of citizens and visitors to e-Municipality services Familiarization, ICT, networking, 
Destination Marketing & Communication Strategy: The case of Olympia, Greece OLYMPIA Destination Marketing Strategy social networks, tourism
i-SPEED Information Society Policies for European Economic Development. Integration of Information society Growth, competitiveness, sustainability, public/private
Advanced information technologies for promoting tourism in municipalities Development of a system including: web 2,0 services por information sharing, SMS-3G services, GIS applications, data "digitalisation" ICT,tourism promotion, interactivity
Enabling Technologies Enabling technologies of strategic importance to the development of rural areas and in particular to the development of tourism services: Broadband infrastructure services and Cloud computing.  Broadband, cloud computing, B2B, B2C

Greek Academy of Taste

Incorporation of the Cretan Cuisine in the touristic product. Gastronomy, Cretan cuisine

The "Psiloritis Naturtal Park"

Promotion of the Geoparks Network and establishment of common standards and quality guidelines in order to ensure a uniform quality and sustainable tourism product.  Geopark geotourism

Policy Initiatives and Action Plans relevant to ICT Applications

Clustering = possibility for policy makers to choose the best available technology and services and to launch calls for funding. Clustering, policy makers


Good practices in which the actions of the customer are involved with innovative methodology (development of new softwares)

E-Commerce Analytics: Methodologies and Applications Application which converts user activity data into information e-commerce infrastructure, web 2.0
“Super Taxi”: a vehicle for bringing regions to the new digital era Offer added value services to taxi drivers, passengers and taxi companies taxi, tablets, tourism,
Integrated (online/offline) Marketing Strategies for Reputation Management Feedback from visitors and locals and use of online channels for promoting and distributing positively charged content. integration, marketing, advertising, reputation

Promoting regions as tourism destinations

Organize, rebrand and successfully promote of rural tourism ICT applications. ICT application, webpage, 

ICT and Tourism 

Creation of an official-single web portal and construction of technical touristic resources web portal, touristic resources,

An innovative marketing tool for medium-sized hosts in rural areas online marketing, synergies, 

Auvergne Market Places: Open System

Software solutions that allow a global management of commercial relationships in tourism regions. software, emarketplaces, 

VeryConocer (

This project mixes the possibilities of social networks with the value of the pictures in order to see, know and share the Region of Extremadura. pictures, social network, tourism, 

Business Intelligence: ORAQUO

Oraquo allows an active listening, gathering and analyzing the experiences of the users of tourist sector. Tourism 2.0, customer, marketing

ICT Management WebPlatform: Disfruta Extremadura

Technological Tools for Tourism Companies E-commerce, web platform, backoffice, package tour

Regional Social Network: Social Tourism, Geolocalization, Positioning, etc.

Regional Social Network social cohesion, global communication, city 3.0

Extremadura Rural (Smartphone application)

Smartphones application with all tourist information related to Extremadura. phone, application, tourism

Fiber optics infrastructure as a location factor in rural/mountain areas

Study about Fiber optic initiative of South Tyrol broadband, fiber optic,  ADSL connection, 

The Heart of Slovenia: Tourism Web Portal

The brand ‘The heart of Slovenia’ is a project for creating brand in 16 municipalities in Slovenia enterpreneurship, tourism, 

A practical approach to Social Media: STB Experience

Social media marketing at Slovenian Tourist Board (SPIRIT Slovenia, public agency) social media, marketing, Slovenia brand, 


Good practices to improve the capacities of the tourism operators

Crete Tourism: From e-brochures to Web 3.0 Integration of IT infraestructures to develop an internet based server for tourism related SMEs IT infrastructure, SMEs, Tourism
Enhanced Tourist Experience Best Practices and R&D orientation A complete system to connect customers, communities and Goverment, no just a reservation web. Trip planner, package, Agencies
Tourisma’ICT Supporting to companies to take greater advantage of ICTs in their activities E-tourism, tourism provider, wifi connection
e-tourism from A to Z Aspects of e-tourism from the e-reputation to websites or e-marketing tools. E-reputation, E-marketing, social network, custimization
Cybersudoe Cybersudoe to develop SMB and VSB competitiveness with ICTs in the Southwestern Europe E-reputation, E-marketing, social network, custimization


More Experiences

Hersonissos: Recreating our tourism identity Renegotiation of the tourism identity of the municipality sustainable develoment, tourism identity, 
Mountain University Link between University and the rural society. 4working groups: Medical care, culture, economy-environment and education. medical care, economy, University, 
Bohinj Park Eko Hotel Example of a EcoHotel oil, ECO, 
Determining factors of rural and mountain destination innovativeness Results of a survey related to innovative factors in Tourism Sector sustainability, proactiveness,