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* International SUVOT Conference on Sustainable and Vocational Tourism, 23-24 November 2007, Rimini, Italy

The programme of the final project conference gathering stakeholders, public bodies, tourism operators, hotels, tourism experts addressed results achieved and new challenges of sustainable tourism in the mass destinations.


To download the Conference Programme, click here.

Outlook: To view presentation on climate change as next challenge to sustainable tourism, click here.


* 9 Summer Events 2007 for visitors and citizens of the SUVOT cities raise awareness of their high quality local environments, cultural history and diversity. For more information and the full programme, click here.  

* SuVot - Shaping tomorrow´s tourism in a more sustainable way. Please click here to read the article on the SuVot project published on the ICLEI European Circular.


* The final version of the KRG is now available to download! Click here to read more and download the document in PDF format.


* The SuVot Workshop and IV Transnational Meeting took place in Östersund, Sweden on 16 - 17 February 2006. Please follow the links to read the relevant articles published on local newspapers (in Swedish):

1) Östersundsposten

2) Länstidningen

All the relevant documents are now available in the partners´s area.


* The CoPraNet & DestiLink & SuVoT Joint meeting took place on 25 November 2005 in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Please click here to download the programme.


* The SuVoT Workshop and III Transnational Meeting took place in Rimini from the 20 to the 22 of October 2005.  This meeting follows a first meeting held in Rimini on 31 January 2005 (please click on the link to download the relevant press release: Press Release February 2005) and a second meeting held in Granada on 6 - 7 June 2005 (please click on the link to download the relevant press release: Press Release June 2005)


Please click here to download a complete report of the meeting


The SuVot partners can access all the relevant documents in the partners´ area of this website.


Other relevant news

*The final report of the Tourism Sustainability Group (TSG) has been published.  A pulic consultation is now open. Its purpose is to collect the reactions regarding the proposals and recommendations contained in the TSG report and to gather views on possible new initiatives at EU level which could usefully complement Member States’ initiatives.
The consultation is open until the 14th June 2007. More info here.


*Pilot Project "European Destinations of Excellence"
New Call for Proposals currently open at the European Commission Tourism Unit. Destinations which have developed a new tourism offer based on the appreciation of their specific local intangible heritage will have the possibility to compete at national level and be selected as 2007 destination of excellence.  Deadline is the 16th of July 2007.


* Terrafutura, the most important Italian fair on sustainable practices will take place in Florence from 31 March to 2 April. The Province of Rimini is attending and is responsible for the organinsation of a workshop on sustainable tourim. Please click here to read more about Terrafutura.


* ITB Berlin is taking place from 8 to 12 March. Please click here to read more about it. The municipality of Lloret de Mar, SuVoT partner, will be attending this event.


* Please click here to read more about the Municipality of Kalithea and its involvement in the most recent tourism fairs.


* BIT 2006 will host a section on green tourism. The Province of Rimini and the Municipality of Bologna and the municipality of Lloret de Mar will attended this international event from 18 to 21 February 2006 in Milan, Italy. Please click here to read more.


* Reisepavillion 2006 took place in Hannover, Germany on 3-5 February. ICLEI and the Municipality of Lloret de Mar attended this important event on sustainable tourism. Please click here to find out more about the Reisepavillion 2006.


*FITUR 2006 took place in Madrid, Spain on 25-29 January. Among the SuVot partners, the Municipality of Bologna and the Municipality of Lloret de Mar attended this international tourism fair. Please click here to read more about FITUR 2006.


* 30 - 31 January 2006, Vienna, Austria: European Specialist Conference and European Contest "Ecologically Sound Travel in Europe. Challenges and Innovations Facing Environment, Transport and Tourism" organised by ECOTRANS. Please click here to find out more.


* The 4th Tourism Forum was held in Valletta, Malta on 20 - 21 October 2005. Please click here for more information.


* The World Tourism Organisation has changed its acronym to UNWTO on 1 December 2005. Please click here to find out more.

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