Med Pearls Awareness Raising Event + 2nd Consensus Building Workshop - Pilot Area: Alcantara Valley

During this event, the Med Pearls strategy will be explained in detail to the different local stakeholders based in the Alcantara Valley, East Sicily.

Particular attention will be given to explain how local actors can get involved and benefit from the different project actions and funding opportunities.

The second part of the session will take the form of a Consensus Building Workshop where the participants will have their say in the co-design of the approach to take for the slow-tourism initiatives to be developed in the area.

This is an open session addressed to private entities from the touristic sector as well as to ICT entrepreneurs and start-ups, based or developing their activity in the Alcantara/Etna area.

A non-exhaustive list of the target entities for this event on 28th February is:

  • Destination Management Companies, accommodation (e.g. B&B, camping, hostel, cottage, farms or cellars with accommodation), transportation (to destination: train, bus, ferry/boat; in destination: companies for hiking, bike, e-bike, horse, donkey, etc.), "experience" companies (e.g. wine, olive, local products tours, trekking guides, kayaking/canoeing/boat/guides)
  • ICT start-ups or entrepreneurs interested in developing ICT solutions for tourism products

The event will take place on February 28th from 9.30am to 12.30am at:

Castello Ruggero di Lauria -  Via Edoardo Pantano 46, Castiglione di Sicilia (CT), Italy

Please register at by February 23th. Limited seats available

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