On 11 and 12 January 2018 in Edirne, Turkey was held the Second Work Meeting for Project “Development and promotion of gourmet and wine tourism in the cross-border region of Bulgaria and Turkey (TransGourmeTour)“, ref. № CB005.1.22.046 and contract № RD-02-29-238 / 31.07.2017 , co-financed by the EU through the INTERREG-IPA CBC Bulgaria – Turkey Programme 2014-2020, CCI 2014TC16I5CB005.
The Project, which began on 01.08.2017 is being executed by the Haskovo Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the Edirne Chamber of Commerce and Industry, R. Turkey and the Association with Community Service “Thracian Sustainable Development”, Kolarovo village, Harmanli District and it’s duration is 12 months.
Recep Zipkinkurt – Chairman of the Edirne Chamber of Commerce and Industry, opened the meeting. Present at the meeting were Yancho Yanev – Chairman of the BD of HCCI and the members of the teams from the three partners.
The participants at the meeting discussed the project progress, the execution of the activities and the results achieved during the first and second quarter. The participants discussed their responsibilities related to the First Level Control verification of the expenses made during the first sixth-months. The representatives of the Edirne CCI and Association TUR introduced to the other participants the progress of the Studies of destinations for gourmet and wine tourism in Bulgaria and Turkey and the development of common tourist packages. The meeting ended with distribution of the tasks related to the realization of the upcoming activities as per the Action Plan.