On 24.07.2018 was held Final Press – Conference at the Hall of Rodopi Hotel, Haskovo under Project Development and promotion of gourmet and wine tourism in the cross-border region of Bulgaria and Turkey (TransGourmeTour)“, ref. № CB005.1.22.046, Subsidy Contract №РД-02-29-238/31.07.2017. The Project began in August 2017 and its duration is one year. It is under the First Call of Cooperation Programme INTERREG-IPA CBC Bulgaria – Turkey Programme 2014-2020, CCI 2014TC16I5CB005, funded by the European Union through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance and Co-Financing provided by the national budgets of Bulgaria and Turkey.
Mr. Yancho Yanev – Chairman of Haskovo Chamber of commerce and Industry – the Lead Partner opened the press conference. Around 25 representatives of media, tourist-information centers, agencies, restaurants and hotels attended the event.
Katya Atanasova - Project Manager presented the implementation of the Project.
The participants in the press conference were introduced to the created under the Project online platform transgourme.eu and the mobile app TransGourmeTour.
The online platform and the mobile app TransGourmeTour provide the possibilities to establish a network between the local key stakeholders in the cross-border region Bulgaria-Turkey: entrepreneurs, (hotels, restaurants, wineries, diaries, bakeries, food markets, farms and others) and their future cooperation for joint promotion and marketing of the cross border region as a new destination for gourmet tourism.
This project is co-funded by the European Union through the Interreg – IPA CBC Bulgaria – Turkey Programme 2014-2020