ASSESSMENT OF TOURISM EFFECTS ON GEOGRAPHICAL AREA FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF LOCAL TOURISM ACTORS: BERGAMA CASE (IZMIR/TURKEY) Emre ATABERK Ege University, Institute of Social Sciences, Human and Economic Geography Doctoral Programme, 35100, Abstract In an area where tourism endures and starts to develop, its effects on economic and social structure and its positive and negative […]

What is Rural Tourism

What is Rural Tourism 1. Tourism (both domestic and international) that occurs in rural environments and involves ruralexperience. Learn more in: ICT and Tourism Enterprise Collaboration in Rural New Zealand 2. A tourism activity developed in rural or natural areas. Learn more in: Decision Making in Rural Tourism Management: The Case of Algarve 3. Any form of tourism that showcases the rural life, art, culture and heritage at rural locations, thereby […]


Objectives of the action Overall objective(s):  To develop motor, social, adaptive and cognitive skills of mentally disabled individuals through music and art therapy. Specific objective (s): To share knowledge and experience between cultures with trainers working in arts therapy in EU countries, to make art therapy applications in three-legged centers to be established and to […]


Objectives of the action Overall objective(s): To assess essential principles of a healthy family-adolescence dialogue and to inquire the applicability of European best practices in Turkey Specific objective(s): (1) To develop a pilot educational module for  adolescences between 10 to 19 years of age to improve parent – adolescence dialogue and (2) to prepare a […]

Smart, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth (SSIG) Platform

Objectives of the action Overall objective(s):  to strengthen the  national capacity of civil business councils to meet up the requirements of circular economy approach for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth by introducing new business models for business communities in Turkey Specific objective(s): to increase the awareness of civil business networks and their stakeholders on the […]