Tourage Final Conference - presentations of plenary session and discussion pannel

Thursday, October 9, 2014

On 18th of September, 2014 the Final Conference "„Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions – Experiences and the Way Forward” was organized at the Committee of the Regions, in Brussels. The primary goal of this conference was to inform about the successful results of the project "Tourage" and introduce the audience with the best good practices` transfers.The research on the needs of local and foreign senior tourists is done and 55 good practices have been collected to offer good ideas how to improve senior tourism model in the Europe. 

  • Please download all presentations of Final Conference here:

 - Welcoming words, Mr. Edvīns Bartkevičs, Alternate Member, Latvian delegation to the CoR

- "Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions", Mr.Pentti Hyttinen, Region Mayor, Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland

- “Seniors‘ Point of View“, Mrs. Julia Wadoux, AFE-INNOVNET coordinator, AGE Platform Europe 

- “INTERREG IVC – State of Play and Perspectives”, Mr. Akos Szabo, Project Officer, INTERREG IVC Joint Technical Secretariat

- “Experiences and the Way Forward”, Ms. Ulla Äänismaa, Project Manager, Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland

- “Good Practice Transfer to Motivate Sports Activity of Elderly Generation”, Mr. István Hegedűs, Head of international cooperation unit, Lake Balaton Development Coordination Agency, Hungary

- “Project Experiences in Podkarpackie Region”, Mr. Jarosław Reczek, Project Coordinator, Podkarpackie Region, Poland

- “Sustainable Senior Tourism Development as the Result of Implementation of TOURAGE Project”, Ms. Aija Ruse, Project Manager, Vidzeme Planning Region, Latvia

- “TOURAGE Project in Warmia Mazury Region – Results”, Ms. Małgorzata Samusjew, Head of Programmes, Association of Polish Communes of Euroregion Baltic, Poland

- “Joint Policy Recommendations”, Mr. Dávid Bartók, Project manager, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Regional Development and Environmental Management Agency Nonprofit Ltd., Hungary