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Talking with senior civil organisations


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Environmental Management and County Development Agency organized a workshop for the NGO’s of the county. The aim of the meeting was to present the TOURAGE INTERREG IVC project, raise attention on demographic changes in the EU and share the experiences of the project. Nearly 30 organization took part on the workshop and they started a discussion in the field of senior tourism development in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county. Mr. Zoltán Balogh presented the results of the local senior survey. He raised the attention on the special needs of senior tourists, what they are searching for when they plans their holidays. Mr. Attila Deák presented the „Route of medieval churches” as a good practice offered for TOURAGE project and its connection to the civil sector. Mr. Deák stressed that the future developments need a strong support from these organizations. The workshop was a good chance to build a network of NGOs for the future development in the field of senior tourism in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county.