Introduction to the Fruit Basket, project Output Library

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) Programme 2007-2013 financed in total 90 transnational cooperation projects covering a wide scope of themes. In order to share the work done with you, the Programme has created this online basket of projects – a Fruit Basket if you will (formally called the Output Library).

The Fruit Basket may be used for diverse purposes. For example, when you have a specific challenge in your area with regard to transport, you may want to find out what has been done previously in that area and you will most likely find useful documents that would increase your knowledge in the specific topic. Take your pick!

You searched for "Tourism". 11 outputs found.

Project:
Title:
Live like locals - brochure in English and Japanese
Date:
Dec 2011
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Description:
Publication of the brochure is related to tourism pilot competition for individual bloggers that was organized during summer 2011 in Japan to win a trip to Baltic Sea Region area and travel under “Live like locals theme”. Three bloggers were selected out of 32 applicants. Live like locals - brochure in English http://baltmetpromo.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Tourist_Broshure_Eng+LOW.pdf
Title:
Baltic Green Belt territorial concept & action plan
Date:
Jan 2012
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Description:
In the development concept for the Baltic Green Belt, the main activities of the project are summarised with respect to the main fields of activity (tourism, eutrophication, conservation, climate change and ICZM). This compilation shall serve as a source of inspiration for similar sustainability initiatives. In the last two chapters, the concept 1) concludes lessons learned and gives suggestions on how to transfer the project results to other regions, and 2) provides an action plan to further develop the Green Belt in the Baltic Sea Region.
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BASTIS - The Baltic Sea Heritage Tourism Information Service
Date:
Oct 2012
Description:
BASTIS is an online tool providing tourism related market data on destinations, source markets and heritage tourists especially for tourism sector SMEs, other tourism institutions and heritage organisations. BASTIS follows the Wiki principle: users from heritage sites can install their own account to publish information and data about their own sites - to be visible especially for tour operators. An online benchmarking tool was also included. An absolutely new service is the availability of figures on BSR level.
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Title:
The Six Baltic Sea Wonders contest
Date:
Nov 2012
Description:
After a pre-selection procedure 65 candidates of natural and cultural heritage from all countries around the Baltic Sea were included in a web based heritage panel showing structured information, pictures, maps and links. During 3 voting rounds to find out the Six Baltic Sea Wonders, nearly 15,000 voters from the entire BSR gave more than 45,000 votes. The six winners were awarded during the final project meeting: - White cliffs of Ruegen and Moen (DE, DK) - Curonian Spit (LT, RU) - Masurian Lake District (PL) - Tallin old town (EE) - Vilnius old town (LT) - Gdansk, town of memory & freedom (PL)
Project:
Title:
Common Identity Profile
Date:
Nov 2012
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Description:
So far, all studies came to the conclusion that there is no common identity in the Baltic Sea Region existing. Nevertheless, AGORA 2.0 project tried to find out "What do we have in common in the whole Baltic Sea region?" and what could be used as assets for a common marketing using a bottom-up approach. The results present what the BSR people recognise as having in common: - Hanseatic league and castles (culture); - Amber, forests and lakes, beaches and dunes (nature); - Education and environmental protection (society & economy.)
Project:
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Series of brochures "Treasures of the Baltic Sea"
Date:
Nov 2013
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Description:
The series "Treasures of the Baltic Sea" consists of five issues, each of them related to one of the pilot project groups castles, red-brick gothic, forests, shifting sand dunes and stones. In a well structured way the brochures show the rich treasures all around the Baltic Sea and give an overview about the rich treasures of the region, as it was never seen before in such a composition. The aim is to attract tourists to the region and to be perceived by tour operators.
Project:
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Geocaching - the modern way of treasure hunting (stones)
Date:
Dec 2012
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Description:
Geocaching is a modern concept of treasure hunting, using GPS devices to find caches which were hidden - in this case close to specific stones both as part of the natural or man-made landscapes, for example near to boulders or old mud-brick churches. The caches in Germany, Poland and Estonia are registered under the name AGORA 2.0 at a geocaching website. It is especially intended to attract more young people to natural and cultural heritage sites. The feedback by geocachers shows that the concept was successful.
Project:
Title:
"Ecovillage road" website
Date:
Feb 2013
Description:
Ecovillage road website is a virtual platform for ecovillages, consultants and related eco-initiatives to showcase and offer their knowledge, services and products to the general public in a variety of thematic groups. Registered objects are marked on a virtual map allowing tourists to travel by this road and visit ecovillages. The website aims at gathering valuable knowledge accumulated through the Ecovillage movement and making it accessible to a broader public. It is intended to facilitate learning for visitors, and income-generation for ecovillagers. www.ecovillageroad.eu
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A collection of new narratives and rural highlights
Date:
Sep 2012
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Description:
The first output created was the "Guidelines for storytelling and new narratives" which resulted in a variety of new narratives and marketing concepts. Some partners produced videos, books, leaflets, corporate logos,signs and events where the new narratives and profiles were communicated to a wider public. Through websites, TV programs, newspapers and the leaflet "Roadmap to rural highlights" the new approach to marketing and ambient branding of the various places have been communicated. Roadmap to rural highlights can be downloaded from our webpage.
Project:
Title:
Amazing Cities of the Baltic Sea Region
Date:
Jan 2014
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Description:
The brocuhure introduces the Baltic Sea Region and some if it's major cities as one attractive destination, highligting both the diversity and the common identity of the area, main touristic attractions, event and connections from one city to another. It is aimed at tour operators and tourists alike.
Project:
Title:
One BSR Market Research: US Tourism Demand for the Baltic Sea Region
Date:
Aug 2014
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Description:
The first of it's kind, this report summarized the results of an extensive survey to map US tourism flows to the Baltic Sea Region, perception of the BSR and its cities in the USA, Tour Operators for the BSR cities and the trends and opprtunities for future tourism promotion of the BSR cities. It gives recommendations for both implementing promotional activities and buildig marketing strategies for BSR cities.