8 trainings for tourism entrepreneurs have been held in Latvia
04 January 13
Autumn training cycle that included all together 8 different trainings about Latvian cultural heritage issues has been concluded. These trainings offered a wide range of possibilities for tourism entrepreneurs to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge about such issues as Latvian cuisine, traditional architecture, inner design and regional co-operation, event organization.
First video roll "Autumn in the Rural Latvia" is ready
04 January 13
In order to promote Latvian Rural tourism and Latvian heritage, 10 video rolls will be produced in the framework of project "Heritage Tourism". The idea of these rolls is to show traditions, lifestyle and values that can be experienced and tasted by local and foreign tourists in Latvia.
Consultants are selected for Heritage Tourism consultation programme
07 June 12
The Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce and Latvian Country Tourism Association "Lauku Celotajs" arranged in April 2012 tenders for selecting experts, who will support 15 rural tourism businesses from Estonia and 15 from Latvia during consultation programme. The experts will compose in close co-operation with businesses an action plan and support the implementation of these action plans with their professional expertise.
Four training sessions were held in April 2012 for rural tourism businesses
24 April 12
In the framework of project “Heritage Tourism” two trainings in Estonia and two in Latvia were arranged for rural tourism businesses about service design.
Estonian and Latvian rural tourism organizations are updating the rural tourism classification and quality systems
23 April 12
NGO Estonian Rural Tourism and Latvian country tourism association „Lauku Celotajs“ have started to update the rural tourism classification and quality systems in order to bring the requirements into line with changed customer expectations. Also new criterias will be created dealing with cultural heritage in services of rural tourism businesses.
30 participants for Consultation programme selected!
23 April 12
Project “Heritage Tourism” Steering Group approved in its meeting in 30.03.2012 the list of 30 rural tourism farms who’s applications received the highest score from evaluation committee. The main consultation needs of these businesses are: preparation and serving of national food (14 businesses), using cultural heritage in architecture (6 businesses) and inner decoration (10 businesses) of premises, arrangement of traditional events and composing heritage related programmes for visitors (11 businesses).
Registration to consultation programme for rural tourism businesses is closed!
07 March 12
Rural tourism businesses participated actively in the project "Heritage Tourism" informational events
27 February 12
Informational events of project “Heritage Tourism”
26 January 12
Project “Heritage Tourism” informational events will be arranged in: 1 February 2012, 11.00-14.00 in Veski tavern, Kuressaare, Pärna str.19; 2 February 2012, 11.00-14.00 in Tartu City Museum, caffee ”Katariina”, Tartu, Narva str. 23; 17 February 2012, in Tallinn during tourism fair ”Tourest” at 12.30-13.00 in room B-2, Estonian Fair Center. During informational events project aims, activities and opportunities for rural tourism businesses to participate in trainings and consultation programme will be introduced.
Project "Heritage Tourism" informational events in Latvia
26 January 12
Project "Heritage Tourism" informational events in Latvia will be arranged in: 24 January 2012, 10.00-12.00 in Saulkrasti City Council hall; 30 January 2012, 10.00-12.00 in Mezotnes Palace, Bauska; 31 January 2012, 10.00-12.00 in Guest House "Lacu miga", Ligatne 2 February 2012, 10.00-12.00 in Exhibition and Conference centre of Kuldiga.
Kick-off meeting of the project “Heritage Tourism”
25 January 12