fuTOURiSME – fostering digital & sustainable transition of TOURism SMEs for FUture innovation and resilience

The proposal fuTOURiSME aims at satisfying the needs of tourism SMEs in the aftermath of COVID-19 pandemics and emerging from the new socio-economic environment. In particular, the activities of the project are designed to foster twin transitions (digital and sustainable) of tourism SMEs.

  • fostering and promoting digital solutions for the SMEs operating in the field of experiential tourism, which can provide SMEs and destinations with new business models, innovative services to meet with changing tourism demand, with the purpose of an increased sustainability;
  • to provide tourism sector SMEs with the skills needed to effectively take advantage of the opportunities provided by digitalisation and green transition (twin transition), via ad hoc training resources and support by experts;
  • to search, analyse and collect best practices and strategies as guidance and source of inspiration for the SMEs in the tourism sectors which are willing to uptake the path of twin transition;
  • tackling the topics of the Transition Pathway for Tourism relevant for the project’s scope.

Open Call for tourism SMEs to plan and carry out improvements through the development/implementation/scaling-up of products, processes, services and/or business models that enhance sustainable, digital and inclusive tourism (i.e. product development; market studies; development and analysis of business plans; intellectual property development; promotion and communication activities; training for staff; software licences; entry fees/travel to business meetings/trade fairs/trainings.

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Sep. 2023 - Sep. 2026

Total budget

3.000.041,14 €

Project number



Single Market Programme (COSME)

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