Information Society is characterised by its transversal nature: ICT has indeed a direct or indirect impact on several regional and local policies, such as the one dealing with the tourism sector which represents the third largest socioeconomic activity in Europe.

DANTE overall objective is therefore to ensure a better integration of the ICT into the tourism policies dealing with mountain and rural areas or Europe, in order to improve the effectiveness of regional and local policies. The main focus of the project deals with the Innovation priority of INTERREG IV C, as DANTE aims to:

 In order to achieve its main objectives, DANTE plans to achieve the following objectives:

1 To build a veritable and effective European network able to demonstrate the benefit of Information Society in the tourism sector of rural and mountain areas at EU level;
2 To spread the DANTE knowledge to external stakeholders and governments in Europe that are both dealing with tourism policy and with the Digital agenda of their remote territories;
3 To create a veritable learning framework, capable of transferring the existing partners' knowledge to less advanced regions of the consortium, through dedicated thematic workshops and study visits;
4 To optimise the knowledge gained by DANTE partners with sustainable and long lasting measures, in particular with the development of a coordinated Digital Agenda aiming at supporting the delivery of eight local implementation plans dealing with rural and mountain tourism.
5 To prove the sustainability and transferability of the projects shared among the partners through a light pilot action able to demonstrate the effectiveness of the selected measures to be reported in the final implementation plans of the partners.