During the last days of August, the Latvian city of Liepāja welcomed representatives of the transnational consortium working on the Iron Curtain Train Experience (ICTE) project. Despite not being located on the border of two countries split by the ‘Iron Curtain’, this section of the route contains lots of reminders of the Cold War period and how Europe was once divided into East and West, as the participants in the project meeting found out.
Project CHRISTA Inauguration was started by 1st Interregional Steering Committee Meeting which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece on 23 – 24 May 2016.
At this meeting the project partners were introduced to each other, presented their regions and cultural assets and discussed the four selected good practices as well as the roles and tasks of the project and its partners.
The Silver Cyclists project reached the half way point in the month of April with a second project meeting. Hosted by the Spanish Railways Foundation in Madrid on April 7th-8th, partners from 7 different European countries attended this fruitful meeting in order to monitor the project implementation. The meeting focused on the work developed so far with a special look into the next steps.
During the ITB Berlin 2016, the world’s leading tourism trade fair, the ECF organized a panel discussion on an increasingly important topic when it comes to bike tourism: ‘Cycling for all’ or how cycle tourism has moved into the mainstream and is now appealing to wide target groups. Below is a little summary of what was said.
The 23rd International Trave Trade Fair „Balttor 2016” took place at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, Riga, from 5 – 7 February, 2016.