FOST INNO

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FOST INNO – Fostering tourism innovation system in Adriatic-Ionian Region is the largest EU project at FTHM and will be financed under the INTERREG V-B Adrion 2014 – 2020 programme. Common challenges of the programme area as; prolonging tourism season, improving quality in tourism and fostering better tourism employment conditions.  They are going to be tackled in accordance with sustainability principles to reinforce region’s competitive position. The overall objective of the project is to improve and ensure long term competitiveness of the Adriatic-Ionian area by enhancing innovation capacity in sustainable tourism. One of the project results will include the Adriatic-Ionian Tourism Innovation Centre that will gather tourism experts with the task to develop innovative tourist products and services.

Project start date: 01/01/2018

Project duration; 24 months

Project coordinator: Helga Maškarin Ribarić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project manager: Daniela Soldić Frleta (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: Faculty of Applied Social Studies in Nova Gorica (Slovenia), Regional Development Agency of Northern Primorska Ltd Nova Gorica  (Slovenia), Municipality of Perugia (Italy), Molise Region (Italy), Professional Development Service and International Projects of the Zenica-doboj canton (Bosnia i Hercegovina), University of Shkodra "Luigj Gurakuqi" (Albania), Tivat Municipality (Montenegro

TEACHING 2030

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TEACHING 2030 – Future-proof your classroom: teaching skills 2030 is a project financed by the European Union under the Erasmus+ programme, activity KA 2 – Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education. The project aims to improve teaching skills of the professors through the development and implementation of learning modules using online tools. The main result of the project is a developed innovative educational course (module) that includes a web based training in cBook format for teachers, trainers and educators throughout Europe (and worldwide). It’s access will be without limitation and the course will be free of charge. The course will equip educators with the critical competences and skills for successful teaching in the future. The project will meet the needs of educators aged around 40, members of the generation who need additional education in the use of modern technology.

Project start date: 01/09/2017

Project duration: 30 months

Project manager: Dina Lončarić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: University of Applied Sciences Burgenland GMBH (lead partner; Austria), create – media design GmbH (Austria), University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics (Slovenia), Esterhazy Karoly University of Applied Sciences Eger (Hungary), St Kliment of Ohrid University of Bitola (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), University of Perugia (Italy), University of Valencia (Spain), University of Aveiro (Portugal).

RIVIERA4SEASONS2

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Project Riviera4Seasons2 – Common heritage for joint international promotion of 365 days of green tourism on the Riviera of Opatija and Portorož is financed under the INTERREG V-A Slovenia - Croatia 2014 – 2020 programme. The project addresses active protection of cultural and natural heritage through the sustainable development of tourism in the surroundings and hinterland of Opatija and Piran, with the aim of expanding the cultural and touristic offer. The project goal is to create recognizable and attractive destination through the organization of innovative cultural events and the promotion of the existing (traditional) ones, in order for them to become a significant motive for the guests' arrival to the destination. Common results of the project include increased number of visitors to the natural and cultural heritage of the project area, three small infrastructural investments, improvement of the cross-border tourism product “Cultural Tourism of 365 days of Riviera”, development of six new itineraries and education of 250 people for the purpose of improvement of the tourist offer in rural areas.

Project start date: 01/10/2017

Project duration: 24 months

Project manager: Lorena Bašan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: Municipality of Piran (lead partner; Slovenia), the City of Opatija (Croatia), Tourist Board Portorož (Slovenia), University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica (Slovenia), Tourist Board Opatija (Slovenia).

FOODBIZ

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FOODBIZ – University and business learning for new employability paths in food and gastronomy is a project financed by the European Union under the Erasmus+ programme, activity KA 2 – Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education. The project will increase students' employability, learning resources in agri-food and food tourism, joint initiatives for job creation in the addressed sector as well as networking within the sector. The project directly addresses students, agri-tourism and food tourism players such as food producers, small companies and policy makers.

Project start date: 1/11/2017

Project duration: 24 months

FTHM Project Manager: Sandra Janković (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: University of Macerata (lead partner; Italy), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), Poznan University of Economics and Business (Poland), European Cultural Tourism Network AISBL (Belgium), Associacio Igcat – International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (Spain), Piceno Laboratory of the Mediterranean Diet (Italy), Svinesund Committee (Sweden).

ZERO WASTE BLUE

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ZERO WASTE BLUE – Zero Waste Blue sport events for territorial development is a project approved for financing under the programme INTERREG V-A Italy - Croatia 2014 – 2020 (Standard+). The aim of this project is an extension of the tourist season through the implementation of sustainable “green” sport events on the sites of significant cultural and/or natural heritage. Capitalization of the results of the project Zero Waste will intend to create a new common tourist product that will be focused on sustainable sport events in Italy and Croatia.

Project start date: 01/06/2018

Project duration: 18 months

Project manager: Marinela Krstinić Nižić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: the City of Opatija (lead partner, Croatia), Agency for the Development of Zadar County ZADRA NOVA (Croatia), Dubrovačko-neretvanska County (Croatia), ERVET Emilia-Romagna Economic Developement Agency Ltd (Italy), Emilia-Romagna region (Italy), Veneto region (Italy), Veneto Innovazione S.p.a. (Italy), Molise region (Italy), City of Ancona (Italy).

S.T.A.R.

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S.T.A.R .- Statistical Networks in Tourism Sector of Adriatic Regions was a project financed by the European Union under the IPA Adriatic Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013. It was designed in order to exchange knowledge of tourism between the countries of the Adriatic region. The countries involved in the project created a network for the exchange of best practices, integration of information technology, and existing knowledge of tourism. This was the way to help policy-makers in the creation of new touristic strategy and the development of adequate ways of implementing government intervention in tourism. At the same time, the project provided specific tools to companies operating in the tourism industry, to determine their position in the local market, and to determine the characteristics of clients, as well as the direction of their development.

Project duration: 01/04/2010 – 28/02/2014

Project manager: Dora Smolčić Jurdana (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: Emilia-Romagna Region (lead partner; Italy), Business Service Center of Zenica-Doboj (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Regional Unit of Corfu (Greece), the Consortium of Apulian Tourism Operators – COTUP (Italy), Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Croatia), Regional Council of Durres (Albania), Rimini Province (Italy), Marche Region - PF Statistical Information System (Italy), Abruzzo Region (Italy), Veneto Region - Directorate of Regional Statistical System (Italy).

 

ZERO WASTE

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Project Zero Waste – Zero Waste Adriatic net for events and festivals was financed under the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013. Events and festivals present important part of touristic offer and an opportunity to increase the flow of tourists. At the same time, however, these large gatherings produce an increase of water and energy consumption, together with a various types of waste, creating that way besides positive, also significant negative impacts. The main goal of the project was to indicate zero amount of produced waste in festivals and events. The Zero Waste project offers the opportunity to create a network of existing events and festivals in the Adriatic area, thanks to the adoption of green solutions through the use of ICT. Zero Waste is also a new cultural approach that, through the use of ICT, may favour the creation of new jobs.

Project duration: 01/10/2012 – 30/06/2015

Project manager: Marko Perić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (lead partner; Croatia), the City of Opatija, Mayor’s Office (Croatia), ERVET – Emilia Romagna Economic Development Agency L.t.d. (Italy), Province of Rimini (Italy), Spazio Eventi SR (Italy), Municipality of Tivat , Mayor’s office (Montenegro), University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies - Turistica (Slovenia), Federal Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Department of Tourism and Hospitality (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Regional Council of Durres, Department of Region Development Policies (Albania).

 

CROSSBENCH

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Project CrossBench - Benchmarking of Croatian and Slovenian Hotel Industry: Instrument for Competitiveness Improvement and Entrepreneurship Development is financed under the Operational Programme Slovenia – Croatia 2007 -2013. The main objective of this project was to create software for tracking business activities of Croatian and Slovenian hotels through the observation and comparison of the financial data (revenues and expenditures), non-financial data (guest and employee satisfaction), and the data from the areas of social responsibility and environmental responsibility. The software gave hotels the possibility to compare the achieved business results with other hotels this way enabling them to better manage costs and maximize revenue but also improve their social responsibility and the responsibility towards the environment. To preserve data confidentiality, the reports show only the highest, the lowest and the average value of the selected samples, and within them each hotel can locate itself.

Project duration: 18/02/2014 – 17/06/2015

Project manager: Sandra Janković (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (lead partner-Croatia), Turistica - the Faculty of Tourism Studies (Slovenia) Tourist Chamber (Slovenia), and the Association of Employers in Croatian Hospitality (Croatia).

Project web page:  https://www.fthm.uniri.hr/crossbench/

 

HISTUR

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HISTUR - Tourism as a common (cultural) heritage of the coastal area of the Istrian Peninsula was financed under the Operational Programme Slovenia – Croatia 2007-2013. The overall goals of the HISTUR project were economic and social development, which is based on the support of entrepreneurship, improving tourism, rural development, and social integration. The overall cross-border goals were to establish the cooperation between cultural institutions that are directly related to the history of tourism in the coastal region of Istria on the Slovenian and Croatian side of the border, to strength and to upgrade the cooperation between higher educational institutions in the tourism sector with emphasis on the field of tourism history and to establish a long-term (international) cooperation between educational and cultural institutions.

Project duration: 17/01/2014- 17/09/2015

Project manager: Helga Maškarin Ribarić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies - Turistica (lead partner; Slovenia), Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Croatia), Institute for revitalization of the Mediterranean culture of Piran (Slovenia) and the Croatian Museum of Tourism (Croatia).

 

HINT-LAB

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The project Promoting entrepreneurship in tourism in rural areas – HINT-LAB was financed under the Operational Programme Slovenia – Croatia 2007-2013. The main objectives of the project included developing entrepreneurship through joint cross-border cooperation and encouraging the growth of small and medium enterprises in order to increase the number of jobs.  The project contributed to development of cross-border cooperation between small and medium-sized enterprises, educational, research and development organizations, and improved business innovation and technology. The project also established new jobs in rural areas, with a focus on rural and sustainable tourism. Within the project, the educational workshops for entrepreneurs were designed and implemented which helped them to acquire new skills necessary for business development and of tackling of market opportunities.

Project duration: 17/01/2014 – 17/06/2015

Project manager: Ines Milohnić (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies (lead partner-Slovenia), Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Croatia), Slovenian Tourist Board (Slovenia), University development center and incubator Primorska d.o.o (Slovenia), Regional Development Agency Porin d.o.o. Rijeka (Croatia).

 

EUquus

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EUquus – Equestrian Tourism Routes in Europe was a European project financed under the Innovation and Competitiveness Framework Programme with the aim of developing the tool for support of the stakeholders in creating quality equestrian routes and products. The project established a web platform to disseminate and promote European equestrian tourism offerings.

Project duration: 01/05/2013 – 28/02/2015

Project manager: Romina Alkier (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Project partners: Diputació de Barcelona - Barcelona Provincial Council (lead partner; Spain), , Fundació DEST Menorca (Spain), the Chambre d'Agriculture de la Dordogne (France), Far and Ride Ltd. (United Kingdom), Only Raid SL (Spain), Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Croatia), Herd Ogierów Sieraków (Poland), Provincia di Salerno (Italy), Hushållningsällskapet Östergötland (Sweden).