Annual Conferences

During the Final conference of the TOURAGE project several times it was stated that seniors are a diverse group of people with different health conditions, expectations, interests and needs. The tourism market should be well developed to be able to answer all the needs of senior tourists.

 

November 4, 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. We encourage you to introduce yourself with the presentations in case you were not able to participate in the conference.

 

October 9, 2014

 

On the 18th of September 2014, the project’s final conference, entitled “Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions – Experiences and the Way Forward”, will take place at the Committee of the Regions, in Brussels, Belgium. The main objective of the Final Conference is to showcase the results or the project and demonstrate good practice transfers as well as discuss the future trends of senior tourism development in Europe. The Conference will address senior tourism development potentials and provide a platform for networking on European level.More than hundred participants have registered to participate in the conference representing institutions and organizations from all over the Europe. 

 

September 12, 2014

 

TOURage project organized its 3rd Annual Conference on May 13th in Rzeszów (Poland), hosted by the Marshal`s Office of Podkarpackie Region. All the conference participants were welcomed by the host organisation and were introduced with TOURage project by the project manager Ms. Ulla Äänismaa. The conference addressed the theme of senior tourism market and highlighted that seniors are an important target group in the tourism sector, encouraging entrepreneurs and other tourism actors to develop new tourism products and services for the senior segment or improve already existing ones or even involve seniors in the process of creating new tourism offers.

 

May 26, 2014

Third Annual Conference of TOURage project is going to be organized on 13th of May, in Rzeszów, Poland. This time „Aged tourism – challenge or opportunity for the modern tourism market” will be the leading theme of the conference. Everybody is welcomed to get  introduced with the draft program and register for participation.

 

April 7, 2014

Project “Tourage – Developing Senior tourism in remote EU regions” organized its 2nd Annual Conference, which was held on May 21st, hosted by Regional Governor of Burgas, in Bulgaria. All the tourism stakeholders and experts taken part in the conference were greeted by Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism Mr.Ivo Marinov, Governor of Burgas District Mr.Konstantin Grebenarov and Deputy Mayor of Burgas Municipality Ms Yordanka Ananieva. Officials emphasized the importance of experience exchange, combination of tourism services to make offers abundant, pointing out the importance of good infrastructure and transport system to develop tourism successfully.

The conference concluded with an idea that cooperation and collaboration between stakeholders, local institutions and enterprenuers are one of the core methods to develop senior tourism succesfully in regions. 

 

May 31, 2013

"Product Development and Marketing for Senior Tourism in Remote EU Regions”

Project “Tourage – Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Region” organizes its 2nd Annual Conference, which will be held on May 21 in Burgas, Bulgaria and hosted by the Regional Governor of Burgas.

 This time international project leaders and experts will discuss the challenges and possibilities of product development process and marketing strategies for Senior Tourism. The topics raised include new innovations and solutions in tourism industry. Also the results of a survey on the needs and habits of senior travelers in remote regions will be presented. Two thematic sessions “Marketing for Senior Tourism” and “Product Development for Senior Tourism” will be organized where the study cases will be discussed and the regions’ good practices deliberated, resulting in an overall conclusions and recommendations for the development of senior tourism in European regions.

May 15, 2013

Tourage project organizes its second Annual Conference on 21st May 2013 in Bourgas, Bulgaria. Draft program and registration of the conference is now available. The event will be hosted by the Bourgas Regional Tourist Association. The conference offers an opportunity to share project results as well as to introduce good practices on senior tourism that have been identified in the partner regions, Bulgaria at a national level and all over the Europe. In addition, the conference discusses senior tourism’s role in promoting economic development and employment especially in rural areas. 

 

May 10, 2013

Tourage project organizes its second Annual Conference on 21st May 2013 in Bourgas, Bulgaria. The event will be hosted by the Bourgas Regional Tourist Association. The conference offers an opportunity to share project results as well as to introduce good practices on senior tourism that have been identified in the partner regions, Bulgaria at a national level and all over the Europe.  In addition, the conference discusses senior tourism’s role in promoting economic development and employment especially in rural areas. 

March 6, 2013

“Good practices of senior tourism can be an instrument for dealing with depopulation, unemployment and other economical regression issues in Europe Unions remote areas.” With this idea project’s “Tourage” 1st Annual Conference in Granada, Spain, has concluded.

 

October 1, 2012


To seek most reliable and successful solutions for transforming societies ageing to the economical growth and regional development, project “TOURAGE - Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Region” partners from 12 different countries invites all the stakeholders to the project first Annual Conference, which will be held on September 25 in Granada, Spain.

September 11, 2012