EcoVeloTour Fostering enhanced ecotourism planning along the Eurovelo cycle route network in the Danube region

  • EcoVeloTour - EcoVeloTour among the top 5 of the VCÖ Mobility Award 2020!
    - 16-07-2020
    EcoVeloTour among the top 5 of the VCÖ Mobility Award 2020!

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic the Austrian sustainable mobility lobby organisation VCÖ – Verkehrsclub Österreich organises its annual mobility award VCÖ-Mobilitätspreis also in the year 2020. This year, the competition is held under the...

  • EcoVeloTour - Do we want “Sustainable and barrier-free cycle tourism offers in urban and rural regions”?
    - 13-07-2020
    Do we want “Sustainable and barrier-free cycle tourism offers in urban and rural regions”?

    A group of four students selected the EcoVeloTour related topic “Sustainable and barrier-free cycle tourism offers in urban and rural regions” for their interdisciplinary project of the bachelor programme “Environment and Bio-Resources...

  • EcoVeloTour - the importance of urban cycling infrastructure in dealing with the virus situation
    - 09-06-2020
    the importance of urban cycling infrastructure in dealing with the virus situation

    We are happy to share the research of Dr. Paul Pfaffenbichler, from our partner, BOKU. In the research, he confirms the previous statements of the project: the development of urban cycling infrastructure contributes significantly to the...

  • EcoVeloTour - Recommended by Kosice Region Tourism, our partner in EcoVeloTour project: safe outdoor activities - cycling inspirations
    - 13-05-2020
    Recommended by Kosice Region Tourism, our partner in EcoVeloTour project: safe outdoor activities - cycling inspirations

    The spring is here and it is time to take out your bike as well. Do you need inspiration?  As destination management organization, Kosice Region Tourism is a partner this year in a cycling challenge in the historic region of Abov, it is...

  • EcoVeloTour - Submitting for mobility award
    - 06-05-2020
    Submitting for mobility award

    Our Austrian partner in EcoVeloTour, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Department for Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences, Institute for Transport Studies, who developed the Guidelines for sustainable...

  • EcoVeloTour - Ostbayern Tourismusmarketing GmbH workshops: Directions of cycling tourism developments - cycling day tours
    - 27-04-2020
    Ostbayern Tourismusmarketing GmbH workshops: Directions of cycling tourism developments - cycling day tours

    The first workshop, which took place in the framework of the strategy elaboration, served to gain an overview of the market developments in bicycle tourism and the offers in Eastern Bavaria. Subsequently, the need for action for the sustainable...

  • EcoVeloTour - Qualitative social research from Greece supports EcoVeloTour findings
    - 26-03-2020
    Qualitative social research from Greece supports EcoVeloTour findings

    Recently published results from qualitative social research support the findings summarised in the EcoVeloTour Guidelines for Sustainable Bicycle Tourism. Researchers of the Technical University of Athens have used a combination of...

  • EcoVeloTour - Košice Region supports ecotourism development projects by call for proposals - the supports is 120 000€
    - 20-03-2020
    Košice Region supports ecotourism development projects by call for proposals - the supports is 120 000€

    Košice Region Tourism perceives the ecotourism as an important topic and product line for the development of regional tourism. To achieve synergic effects, we wanted to support the development of ecotourism products by the grant scheme of the...

  • EcoVeloTour - CANCELLATION - Workshop in Ruse is postponed
    - 12-03-2020
    CANCELLATION - Workshop in Ruse is postponed

    Dear Partners, Stakeholders, Attendees,  Due to the COVID-19 spread in Europe, the 3rd EcoVeloTour workshop on cyclist ecotourism development in Ruse on 1-2 April is cancelled.  The event will be organized on a later date.  As soon as...

  • EcoVeloTour - Invitation to EcoVeloTour workshop in Ruse
    - 05-03-2020
    Invitation to EcoVeloTour workshop in Ruse

    We kindly invite all interested stakeholders to the 3rd EcoVeloTour workshop on cyclist ecotourism development to Ruse, Bulgaria 1-2 April 2020. The event is part of EcoVeloTour project activities on research and development of regional...

  • EcoVeloTour - EcoVeloTour - Košice Region involving the local community in ecotourism development
    - 03-03-2020
    EcoVeloTour - Košice Region involving the local community in ecotourism development

    When developing ecotourism, it is crucial to consider the opinion of the local community. During the elaboration of the Ecotourism strategy for Košice Region, we had decided that the best option to address it was by a survey. We had identified 4...

  • EcoVeloTour - Strategic goal - to become attractive cycling destination
    - 25-02-2020
    Strategic goal - to become attractive cycling destination

    The Romanian partner of EcoVeloTour project, Danube Delta National Institute (DDNI) will release an Ecotourism Strategy in late April 2020 to support the cycle tourism development in the Northern Dobruja region. This strategy aims to provide...

  • EcoVeloTour - Cross-sector co-operation in cross-border topics - Bulgaria is on the way of strategic planning
    - 20-02-2020
    Cross-sector co-operation in cross-border topics - Bulgaria is on the way of strategic planning

    In Bulgaria, the EcoVeloTour project contributed to public planning process regarding a consultation for the Ministry of Regional development and public works regarding the new Cross-border cooperation program Romania-Bulgaria. BAAT the...

  • EcoVeloTour - Peoples opinion counts - online survey on Rákos creek
    - 13-02-2020
    Peoples opinion counts - online survey on Rákos creek

    If you want to collect a lot of information from the local people, an online survey is the perfect tool to reach your target group and make them act. This was the reason behind the decision of the Budapest Zugló team to set up a questionnaire...

  • EcoVeloTour - Subotica-Palić Region Focusing on Tourist Information
    - 10-02-2020
    Subotica-Palić Region Focusing on Tourist Information

    Collecting ideas: planning starts here Fund for micro regional tourism cluster Subotica-Palić, the Serbian partner of EcoVeloTour organized a meeting with stakeholders in order to present strategy to be developed in the...

  • EcoVeloTour - The key factor: accurate stakeholder map
    - 03-02-2020
    The key factor: accurate stakeholder map

    Who are the users of banks of Rákos creek? How will an ecofriendly development change the mobility in the area? Whan can learn and implement a public body from the regional ecotourism startegy of the area? The Hungarian partner in regional...

  • EcoVeloTour - Strengthening cycle tourism in East Bavaria
    - 23-01-2020
    Strengthening cycle tourism in East Bavaria

    Development of regional strategies in ecotourism and cycling is in progress in EcoVeloTour project. Involvement of local stakeholders is a crucial element of the process. The German partner, Ostbayern Tourismusmarketing GmbH organize a session of...

  • EcoVeloTour - Active Hungary conference - focus on ecotourism
    - 04-12-2019
    Active Hungary conference - focus on ecotourism

    The Zugló team took part on the first ever ’Active Hungary’ conference, marking the foundation of the Active and Ecotourism Development Centre by the Hungarian government. The conference, numbering ca. 250 people,  was highly popular among those...

  • EcoVeloTour - Is your region ready to ecotourism? Interactive checklist will give the answer
    - 08-10-2019
    Is your region ready to ecotourism? Interactive checklist will give the answer

      Is your region ready to ecotourism? Interactive checklist will give the...

  • EcoVeloTour - Guidelines for sustainable bicycle tourism: now available
    - 05-09-2019
    Guidelines for sustainable bicycle tourism: now available

    ’In the following chapters of the guidelines you will find all necessary tools and recommendations to design and improve facilities and services for bicycle tourism.’ say the authors of the Guidelines for sustainable bicycle tourism, which is now...

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