Governance for Achieving Local Strategies for Tourism - GOALS

Partner: ENPI CBCMED and European Union

GOALS will focus on sustainability of tourism policies that entails not only institutional cooperation between public administrations but also coordination with economic sectors, social involvement and skilled technical backing: it requires a very structured governance, matching territorial, economic, cultural, social planning.

Expected Results

  • An enhanced governance built on the participation of civil society, local communities and local institutions in processes setting up tourism strategies
  • A "Total Quality Management" established to implement cooperative sustainable strategies in tourism offer
  • Integrated thematic itineraries based on high quality offer of tourism products, services, facilities in each partner country
  • Improved SMEs cooperation capacity; better integration of activities more competitive products, a stronger incidence of natural/cultural tourism in the economy of less known regions
  • A transferable governance model based on each national/regional legislations

Activities

  1. Local Focus Groups with Tourism Sectors
  2. Production of 4 Integrated Itineraries and Tourism Packages
  3. Training Workshops for Total Quality Management
  4. Capitalization
  5. Sharing of Experiences with 6 partners from 6 different Mediterranean Countries

Partners

  • IRVAT, Institute for the Promotion and Protection of Regional Products – ITALY
  • Qeiadat Association – PALESTINE
  • DPNA, Development for People and Nature Association – LEBANON
  • Camara Oficial de Comercio, Industria y Navegacion de Sevilla – SPAIN
  • Institute of Technology and Sciences in Jordan – JORDAN
  • German – Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce – EGYPT
  • HCL, Management – GREECE

Area: South Lebanon, Jezzine