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Possibilities to Develop Local Tourism Potential by European Regional Development Fund (The Case of Burgas Municipality)
Possibilities to Develop Local Tourism Potential by European Regional Development Fund (The Case of Burgas Municipality)

Author(s): Sevdalina Hristova
Subject(s): Economy, National Economy, Marketing / Advertising, Tourism
Published by: Veleučilište u Požegi
Keywords: regional development; operational programme; EU funding; Bulgaria;

Summary/Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the funding opportunities for projects in Bulgarian municipalities from the European Regional Development Fund under Operational programme „Regional Development” 2007-2013 and Operational programme „Regions in Growth” 2014-2020 in the context of the development of the local tourism potential. Besides being presented opportunities for supporting the development of local tourism potential by European Regional Development Fund at national level, this work is focused on the possibilities to develop local tourism potential by EU funding following the example of the Burgas Municipality. A review of the implemented projects, funed under operational programmes, of the Burgas Municipality during the programming period 2007-2013 has been carried out. The European Regional Development Fund co-funded projects concerning the development of tourism are classified into several groups. Opportunities for ЕU funding projects in the current programming period 2014-2020 are revealed in the context of the development of alternative forms of tourism. Besides the opportunities for supporting the development of local potential by EU Funds at national level, this paper introduces also the possibilities to develop local tourism potential by EU funding following the example of the Burgas Municipality

  • Issue Year: 1/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 97-106
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English