Cross-border cooperation within the Mediterranean area– Call for proposal for strategic projects launched

The call for proposal for strategic projects under the multilateral cross-border cooperation programme “ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2007/2013″ is officially open! Project proposals shall refer to one of the following priorities: Priority 1 – Agro-food industry – Sustainable tourism – Integrated coastal zone management Priority 2 – Water management – Waste treatment and recycling – Solar energy Eligible countries … [Read more…]

Eu stresses the importance of tourism in Southern Mediterranean

During the extraordinary European Council of 11 March 2011 the heads of state and government of the EU welcomed the joint communication “Partnership for Democracy and Shared Prosperity with the Southern Mediterranean” . It is a joint Communication of the Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. This policy paper … [Read more…]

Uk Government launches a new tourism strategy

Last 4th March the UK Government launched its New Tourism Policy, an action plan to help the British tourism industry setting out blueprint to grow the sector and creating new jobs. In Great Britain the 200,000 businesses in the tourism industry directly provide £52bn of GDP, 4.4% of British jobs, and have made tourism one of ... [Read more...]

How to open a B&B in Europe

How to open a bed and breakfast in Europe? What are the differences between European Countries, what the main difficulties? To have an idea about this we have chosen to make a comparison between Italy, France and UK legislations’ about the opening of small touristic enterprises.

Pompeii, no more time to wait

Negligence, hydrogeological instability, heavy rain, insufficient funding for the management of a large and important archaeological site such as Pompeii. According to experts these are some of the causes of the collapses that have recently occurred in the ruins of this ancient Vesuvian town. "This leaves us shocked," said Dennis Abbott, spokesman for European Commissioner ... [Read more...]