ERDF Interreg CB
07/01/2016 - 03/31/2020

CAITO - Meta cluster for attracting the Japanese tourism market

Project goals

The aim of the project is to promote Latvia-Estonia-Finland as a single rural tourism destination in Japanese market targeting at tourism industry and individual travellers.

Expected project results

Key project results:

  • rural tourism meta cluster (cooperation of the Project partmers – organisations, entrepreneurs, universities) to attract the Japanese tourism market;
  • rural tourism offer in Latvia, Estonia, Finland adapted to the needs of the target market;
  • rural tourism service providers received training to meet the Japanese market needs;
  • marketing brochures and manuaks addressing travel trade and individuāls;
  • LV-EE-FIN rural tourism landing page;
  • cooperation initiated with Japanese travel trade interested in the Baltic rural tourism product.

The total budget of the project is 1 412 734.71 EUR, of which 1 141 858.10 EUR is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

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This project is part-financed by the European Union and European Regional Development Fund Central Baltic Programme