Public call for the Cyclotourism Development Program on the Continent in 2020 published.

first_imgIn the first quarter of this year, the Ministry of Tourism is preparing the publication of the Public Call for the Competitiveness of the Tourism Economy Program for the award of small value grants, de minimis, for the purpose of raising the competitiveness of the tourism industry. The Ministry co-finances up to 90 percent of the eligible / eligible costs of implementing an individual project. The minimum amount of support is HRK 100.000,00, and the maximum is HRK 500.000,00.  According to the previously prepared Operational Plan for the development of cycling tourism in the county (2017-2020), the preparation of traffic studies for the purpose of tracing and marking cycling tourism routes is co-financed; production / installation of signalization / info boards along cycling routes, including the EuroVelo route marking; arranging / equipping cycling routes and setting up bicycle repair service stations along cycling routes; preparation of project-technical documentation for upgrading / construction of bicycle paths (including paths for certain types of cycling – enduro, XC, downhill, etc.); development of standards for “bed & bike” accommodation facilities; installation of bicycle / traffic counters at border crossings (entry / exit of EuroVelo route), on other international routes of bicycle routes (Sava route, Drava route, Pannonian road of peace route, etc.), in cities on the main bicycle routes, at the main tourist attractions at remote points in rural areas, etc .; arrangement of cycling tourist rest areas / lookouts on cycling tourist routes (smart rest areas, canopies, bicycle stands, installation of smart benches, installation of info boards about rest areas and relevant information about the locality / destination, etc.). The Ministry of Tourism has published a public call for grants based on the Cyclotourism Development Program on the Continent in 2020, for which HRK 5.000.000 has been provided. RELATED NEWS: SYNERGY FINALLY! 10 GROUP OF TOURIST BOARDS THROUGHOUT CROATIA SUBMITS ASSOCIATION REQUESTS Photo: TZ Samobor The funds are intended for the public sector – units of regional self-government, ie the following counties: Bjelovar-Bilogora, Brod-Posavina, Karlovac, Koprivnica-Križevci, Krapina-Zagorje, Lika-Senj, Međimurje, Osijek-Baranja, Požega-Slavonia, Sisak -Moslavačka, Varaždinska, Virovitičko-podravska, Vukovarsko-srijemska and Zagrebačka.center_img Cover photo: Davor Rostuhar / Source: CNTB According to the previously prepared Operational Plan for the Development of Cyclotourism in the County (2017-2020), the preparation of traffic studies for the purpose of tracing and marking cyclotourism routes is co-financed; production / installation of signalization / info boards along cycling routes, including the EuroVelo route marking; “Strengthening the continent in terms of tourism contributes to a more balanced tourism development of our country, and this is exactly one of the goals of the Government of the Republic of Croatia. Cyclotourism, in addition to, for example, gastro and health tourism, is a product of high attractive value, the development of which is especially important for a continent that has all the prerequisites for a stronger tourist positioning. In addition, cycling tourism attracts guests throughout the year, and it emphasizes the natural and cultural values ​​in the destinations and thus promotes sustainability and preservation, which is one of the foundations of future tourism development in Croatia., said Tourism Minister Gary Cappelli on the occasion of the announcement of the public call.  The public call is open until March 13, 2020, and find out more about the public call HERE PS ANNOUNCEMENT – PROGRAM COMPETITIVENESS OF THE TOURIST ECONOMY FOR ENTREPRENEURS IN TOURISMlast_img