Exchange visit to Sweden for the project “Garden Pearls II”

From May 13th to 15th this year, the partners of the project “Garden Pearls II” traveled to Gothenburg, Sweden, to participate in an exchange visit exploring the gardens of Gothenburg. Upon arrival in Gothenburg, the first stop was the Gothenburg Garden Association, which features a wonderful children’s playground, a Palm House, a rose garden, and

Recording of the webinar “”Creating an Experience of Light in Darkness””

Project No. C034 The first online seminar of the Light in the Darkness project “Creating the Light in the Darkness Experience” took place on 10th of April this year and is now available to watch on! Several tourism professionals shared their experiences and thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for sustainable tourism development and

Implementation of the „Garden Pearls II“ project

The realization of the project “Garden Pearl II” in Kurzeme region has started. Reports for the first reporting period have been submitted and validated. Several procurements have bee­­­­n carried out and are being prepared in order to carry out improvement work and other planned activities during this year. A procurement has been carried out for

“Access Routes” project hosts Estonian partners in Vidzeme

On 18 and 19 April 2024 together with colleagues from the Vidzeme Planning Region we hosted our project partners from Estonia. The Estonian colleagues spent 2 educational study visit days in Vidzeme. The Estonian tourism services’ providers (local municipalities, entrepreneurs and others), as well as organisations representing the rights of people with disabilities, specialists got

“Access Routes” project starts accessibility inspections in Kurzeme

Kurzeme Planning Region together with NGO Apeirons have started accessibility inspections in Kurzeme. During whole summer we shall visit and inspect various nature sites, museums, guest houses, cafes and other tourism objects to assess the existing status and provide simple and practical recommendations for improvements. The accessible and most interesting objects and srvices shall be

“Access Routes” project experience exchange visit in Sweden

On 5-8 March 2024 project partners from Kurzeme, Vidzeme and Estonia went for an experience exchange visit to Sweden to see accessibility solutions at museums, expositions, science centres and the city environment in two cities which have received the European “Access City Award” – Gothenburg (2014) and Jonkoping (2021). On the first day of the

Webinar “Creating “Light in the Dark” experiences” on 10th of April

Project No. C034 Join us on our first Light in the Dark webinar where we will offer inspiring examples of companies and destinations innovatively developing their region throughout the year. What is the potential in the regional and European markets? How can I attract tour operators to my region? An invited panel of destinations and

WaterWays project description

Title: Development of the water routes network in Latvia and Lithuania by further expanding the cross-border tourism product Project acronym: WaterWays (LL-00011) Project objective: Project objective is to develop the waterways network in Latvia and Lithuania by further expanding existing cross-border tourism product through designing of a network of lakes for recreational activities and

“The Light in the Dark” project is creating exciting season-extending experiences

Project No. C034 Light in the Dark is an Interreg Baltic Sea Region project aimed at developing innovative experiences to extend and create new seasons beyond the traditional summer season. The Challenge Inventory survey is conducted in all participating countries: Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It is aimed at SME’s in the Northern Baltic

“Access Routes” project experience exchange visit in Estonia

On 15-16 February 2024, 30 project representatives from Kurzeme and Vidzeme regions visited Estonia to learn about accessibility solutions at cultural heritage objects, museums and nature. On the first day, 15 February, we visited the Vastseliina Episcopal castle complex with a museum of medieval life and a modern Pilgrim’s house featuring an educational exposition in