Duration of the project: 1.10.2018 – 31.03.2021

Budget: EUR 285 528

Donor institution/ programme: Erasmus+ Programme

General objective: Enhancing the competitiveness of regions with high unemployment rates of NEETs through addressing key tourism policy and management issues such as quality assurance through developing work based learning schemes focusing on linking culture, tourism and destination attractiveness.

Specific objectives:

  • Offer better chances to young people (NEETs) to be better trained and to be more competitive in the tourism job market of their region
  • Enhancing and assuring the quality in the field of tourism by the introduction of work based learning schemes tailored on local needs and opportunities
  • Fostering a strong link between tourism and cultural heritage
  • Strengthening the regional economic development through increasing competitiveness as locations to live, visit, work and invest in.

Target groups

  • VET staff/trainers
  • Secondary schools' teachers/school directors
  • Tourism regional/local agencie
  • Federations, chambers of commerce
  • Multinational/national/local companies


  • Bulgarian Industrial Association /BIA/
  • European Foundation for Education e.V., Germany
  • Asociatia pentru Educatie si Dezvoltare Durabila, Romania
  • Zaklada Znanje na djelu, Croatia
Martin Stoyanov
1527 Sofia, 76 Chataldzha Str.
+3592 932 09 33