Tourism in Balance (TIB) – spreading visitors in time and space

Interreg Europe program project: 01C0073TIB

The objective of the project is to improve the performence of the local-regional strategies and policies by strengthening their contribution to find balance in tourism with a focus on spreading tourism over a wider area, making use of the opportunities offered by the city and region. The project aims to strengthen the positive effects of tourism and to reduce the negative effects of tourism.

Project duration: 01.03.2023 – 28.02.2027

Project program: Interreg Europe

Project partners:

  • Breda University of Applied Sciences (lead partner and knowledge partner)
  • Ministry of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration.
    Regional Government of Andalucía (Sevilla)
  • Metropolitan City of Rome (Roma)
  • Krakow Municipality (Krakow)
  • Brasov Metropolitan Agency for Sustainable Development (Brasov)
  • Amsterdam Municipality (Amsterdam)
  • Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Tallinn)
  • Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (Tallinn, Associated Partner)

The project partners have identified six strategic areas that they will focus on to improve their policy instruments, namely destination development and management, data management, sustainable mobility and accessibility, behavior influence, marketing and promotion, and SME and citizen engagement. To achieve policy improvements, the partners will jointly assess the effectiveness of existing policy instruments and interventions, share best practices, experiences, and knowledge, develop, implement, and monitor policy improvements, and disseminate the results to a wider audience.

Maximum total funding:  € 1.380.715,80

The Interreg Europe program 2021-2027 is a cross-border cooperation program aimed at improving the implementation of regional development policies in various regions of Europe. This is achieved by facilitating the exchange of experiences and innovative approaches and increasing the capacity to identify, disseminate, and transfer good practices in policy documents across different European regions.

TIB - Tourism in Balance | Interreg Europe - Sharing solutions for better policy