CAST - Coastal Actions for Sustainable Tourism

Project information

Index: 1032R4
Priority:2: Environment and risk prevention
Sub Theme:Biodiversity and preservation of natural heritage (including air quality)
Location FRANCE NORD - PAS-DE-CALAIS Nord - Pas-de-Calais Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2010
End: 2014

Topic of the practice

Sustainable tourism, preservation and valorisation of the natural environment

Good Practice Information

CAST (Coastal Actions for Sustainable Tourism) is an INTERREG IVA project between Northern France, Belgium and southern England (Dover Strait). It combines innovative activities to boost coastal tourism and change the perception of the coastlines through the identification of new opportunities to attract and retain visitors and to guarantee sustainable tourism.

Evidence of success

The CAST project benefits to local governments (better insight into the current situation that enables them to plan for more specific investments), tourism businesses (more motivation to work on quality issues), local population (enjoy better quality infrastructure and more engaged in the development of the region) and visitors (enjoy enhanced environment and quality welcome).

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Pas-de-Calais Tourisme

Annex completed on: 08-07-2014

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