Final conference of the Green Pyrenees Slow Tourism project.
Last Friday, November 29, the final conference of the GPS TOURISM project, Green Pyrenees Slow Tourism, took place in Sort, Pallars Sobirà Regional Tourism Office. The day was attended by about sixty people representing the tourism sector and administrations of the different territories that are part of the project.
Green Pyrenees Slow Tourism (GPS Tourism) is a tourism revitalization project based on the principles of sustainable mobility and ecomobility that has been promoted by nine partners from five territories on both sides of the Pyrenees.
The five territorial points were actively present on the day:
-Consell Comarcal del Pallars Jussà
-Consell Comarcal del Pallars Sobirà
-Parc Naturel Régional des Pyrénées Catalanes
-Vallée de l’Agly
-Communauté de Communes Pyrénées Vallés des Gaves
The presentation of the day was in charge of the President of the Regional Council of Pallars Sobirà and then the presentation was closed by the representatives of the rest of the project partners.
The Regional Council of Pallars Jussà (head of project ranks) presented the development and results of the project. Then a conference was held by DCB tourism and local development on the future of tourism from an ecomobility and sustainability perspective with two additional video interventions. One of the videos by Xavier Font, professor of marketing at the University of Surrey, who talked about “Marketing and communication of sustainable mobility in tourism”. And the other video is that of Mrs. Karmen Mentil, from Alpine Pearls (Sustainable Tourism Association), experience on sustainable mobility and responsible tourism.
At the end of the day, a networking lunch was held among all the participants of the event where different local products from the two pallaresas regions could be tasted.
More information: www.gpstourism.eu