Participatory approaches and good governance to improve rural areas and develop tourist destinations.

OUR SERVICES

Tourism destination management

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Perfect if you are interested in…
Destination Management Organisations (DMOs), destination start-up, start-up’s plan, destination strategic plans, sustainable tourism, ecotourism, bicycle touring .

Strategies for the development of an innovative tourism offer
We develop start-up plans for Touristic Destination Management, with particular attention to destination management systems and consistent marketing actions, while ensuring sustainability performances through international standards (e.g. GSTC).

 

Stakeholders facilitation and governance

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Perfect if you are interested in…
Participatory planning, organised discussions, cooperative design, active involvement of stakeholders, innovative brainstorming, bottom-up approaches, territorial facilitation.

Facilitation of planning processes
Rural development and destination management require a playful, structured and strategic approach , able to smoothly involve key stakeholders, and make participation enjoyable and inclusive, to listen and translate local needs into sustainable solutions. For this reason, we use gaming, animation and participatory methods in all our projects. These methods are proven to deliver better locally centered sustainable solutions while increasing better social capital and trust.

 

Sustainable tourism certification

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Perfect if you are interested in…
Destination management, destination marketing, destination start-ups, innovative tourist products, green hospitality

Promotion and certification of sustainable tourism
We are members of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC): the independent organization pertaining to the UN World Tourism Organization that has developed the first sustainability standard for tourism. We are qualified consultants to provide tailored support to tourist destinations interested in taking this sustainable certification path to boost their brand and international competitiveness. Discover GSTC certification.

 

Strategic rural development

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Perfect if you are interested in…
Marginal areas, protected areas, mountain areas, countryside, rural development plans, local action groups, territorial marketing, competitiveness, innovation, participation

Techniques, strategies and paths for local development
We value rural and natural areas through participatory design strategies and techniques, we strengthen competitiveness through territorial marketing tools, we transfer innovation to improve the economic, social and environmental conditions of rural areas. We improve land management by providing monitoring, evaluation and financing services for development processes, with particular attention on governance and local specificities.

 

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