CENET / Center for Education and Networking in Tourism

Acronym: CENET
Project title: Center for Education and Networking in Tourism
Priority axis: 1. Enhancement of cross-border economic development
Measure: 1.2 Enhance Human Resources
Overall Lead Partner &
Financial Lead Partner 1:
Municipality of Demir Kapija
Financial Lead Partner 2: Chamber of Commerce of Florina
Budget: 332.366,00 €

This project aims at the renovation of an old building in Demir Kapija to develop a Center for Education and research in tourism, as well as the creation of a network of stakeholders in tourism and winemaking. The establishment and operation of the Center for Education will create links between stakeholders in tourism and increase possibilities for joint development of various tourist products. With the scope to better understand and promote tourism potential on both sides of the border, a familiarization trip is organized for journalists and tour operators.

The target group of the project includes professionals in tourism sector, local institutions, members Chambers, NGOs and other institutions in tourism, long term unemployed and young unemployed with limited working experience.

During the implementation phase of the project, ten seminars on sustainable tourism are organized in both countries and ninety-five people are trained. Additionally, the project partners develop a Manual for the Development of Sustainable Tourism with a focus on wine tourism. An Elaborate and Systematic 5-year Plan of Action will also be delivered. Dissemination activities include a website, a final Conference, printed and electronic promotional material.

Project details:
Call No: F1
Protocol No: 4346
Signature date of the Overall Contract:
Signature date of the Grant Contract: 23/03/2012
Signature date of the subsidy contract:
Subsidy Code: P015-2012
Project website: http://ceneteu.com/