Third workshop with local stakeholders, 17-18 July, 2017, Ruse

On July 17 and 18, 2017, third seminar was held in Ruse to present the project „Balloon adventure – a new joint tourism product“. The participants – representatives of Ruse Municipality, Municipal foundation Ruse – free spirit city, Tourist Information Center and other tourism-related organizations were presented the project activities and executing three organizations – ARDBC Vidin, ARDBC 2000 – Montana and ARIES – Oltenia. The Executive Director of ARRBD-Vidin presented in details the idea of the project, namely the development of a new tourist product in which the flying with hot-air balloon to be offered along with the sightseeing of natural and cultural-historical landmarks.

The seminar was attended by the pilot Mihai Ilie, as well as the ground crew, who, within the framework of the project, carried out the free flights and tethering in the areas of the cross-border region.

On the second day of the seminar, the participants had the opportunity to observe the attachment of a hot air balloon LZ-APP, which drew the attention of more than 100 citizens of Ruse.

A final seminar with stakeholders in the town of Pleven is to be held, as well as tethering in 8 other towns. You will receive information on the date and place at and the project website.

With all the activities under the project aim to present the natural and cultural-historical monuments in the cross-border area Romania-Bulgaria in attractive way and show competitiveness of the region in offering tourist attractions.


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