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Apply for CHARTS Award 2014!, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Apply for CHARTS Award 2014!

20. January

The CHARTS Award is open to all tourism destinations across Europe with its 28 Member States, incl. Norway and Switzerland

  • You may apply covering at least 3 of the 12 themes
  • No paper version of the application is needed!
Workshop on cultural routes held in Mallorca, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Workshop on cultural routes held in Mallorca

13. January

From  the 28th until 29th of November, 2013 in Mallorca, Spain was held the last CHARTS thematic workshop related to cultural routes hosted by Mallorca Council - Environment Department, Spain.

CHARTS Workshop in Cyprus held on Place Marketing, Vidzeme Tourism Association

CHARTS Workshop in Cyprus held on Place Marketing

13. January

Thematic Workshop on place marketing and International Conference “Cultural Tourism Experience in Economy” was held in Pafos on 24 – 26 October hosted by Paphos Regional Board of Tourism in collaboration with European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN).

CHARTS Workshop on cultural routes will be held in Mallorca, Vidzeme Tourism Association

CHARTS Workshop on cultural routes will be held in Mallorca

13. January

Thematic Workshop with study visits related to cultural routes will took place on 28 – 29 November 2013 in Mallorca, Spain, hosted by project partner Mallorca Council – Environment Department in the frame of the INTERREG IVC project CHARTS.

EV 13 – Iron Curtain trail with new signage unveiled in Latvia, Vidzeme Tourism Association

EV 13 – Iron Curtain trail with new signage unveiled in Latvia

06. November

In October Latvia became the seventh country to unveil EuroVelo signposting along the Iron Curtain Trail, joining Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Serbia.

Unique section of EuroVelo 13 launched along Latvias sandy beaches, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Unique section of EuroVelo 13 launched along Latvias sandy beaches

31. October

Ever tried cycling on the beach? Not always the most fun, especially on a fully loaded touring bike. But in Latvia a unique stretch of coastline has been prepared for touring cyclists – its naturally hard surface making touring a breeze. The new 160 km route takes in a total of 34 km of beachy trail as it winds along the pristine Baltic coast between Riga and Ainaži.

New EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail video, Vidzeme Tourism Association

New EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail video

30. October

Vidzeme Tourism Association, the official coordinator of EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain trail route in Latvia, has published a new video about the EV13 in Northern Latvia (Vidzeme) from Riga till Estonia border. The video shows the sights, attractions, militatry heritage and local infrastructure in Northern Latvia. EuroVelo 13 route now is fully signposted, and there are maps available for this section as well! The route will be further developed in the next year as well. Welcome!

VTA hosts workshops on visitor information and cycling for tourists, Vidzeme Tourism Association

VTA hosts workshops on visitor information and cycling for tourists

21. October

More photos from the event available in our Facebook page here!

The thematic workshop on good practices related to ‘visitor information’ and ‘cycling for tourists’ refers to study visits at five tourism information centres that took place on 9 - 10 September 2013, in Vidzeme region, Latvia, hosted by the project partner Vidzeme Tourism Association, Latvia. 37 participants came together in order to exchange experiences on these topics related to good practices particularly on tourism destinations among project partners.