In the Tourist Information Center, Donji Milanovac, on December 8th, 2017, the Foundation Bios Fund – partner in the Project “7 Wonders of Mehedinti and Borski” (“7 Wonders”), held a conference, presenting the realization and status in the Project “7 Wonders” (eMS code RORS-37), implemented and financed under the INTERREG IPA CBC Romania-Serbia Program.
The conference was realized with 50 participants and media representatives from the Project target area.
The Project “7 Wonders” is in implementation in partnership of three organizations: Association ProMehedinti, Drobeta Turnu Severin (Romania), as a Lead Partner, Bios Foundation from Donji Milanovac and Tourist Organization Negotin (Serbia), as a Project partners, in period of 18 months: from July 2017 to January 2019.
The Project partners presented the basic and specific Project “7 Wonders” objectives, for the development of the tourism economy of the target cross-border region in strengthening capacities and skills to improve the quality of tourism services, innovative approach and new tourist information tools of the cross-border partnership. The originality and inovative aproach of the “7 Wonders” Project stems from the orientation towards sector niches in tourism, integrated approach, cross-border partnership, as a implementation of Project results in a unique geographic area, designing a tourism product that contributes to increasing the living standards of the citisens of the cross-border region.
The Project creates new tourism products and a new tourist offer, which will be resulting developement with specific promotion, as well as practical implementation of planned results.
Researching and creating the Project database, defining and creating a specific and attractive cross-border tourist routes: Cave route, Gastronomic route, Nature heritage route, Blue route, Natural heritage route, Hiking route and Cultural heritage route.
The Project “7 Wonders” is funded under the INTERREG IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Romania-Serbia. The Project is funded by the European Union, through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA II) and co-financed by the partner countries in the Program. The total value of the Project is 453,982 euro, of which EUR 385,884 is a contribution of the European Union.