"Roman Frontier" at the Congress on World Civilizations

2018-11-16 16:48:00 Views: 422 Comments: 0

The Second International Congress on World Civilizations and Historic Routes was held on 15 and 16 November 2018 in Sofia. The event is organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria and the World Tourism Organization. Within the framework of the forum, a tourism exhibition was presented showcasing the diversity of tourist resources in the sphere of cultural and historical heritage in Bulgaria.

The Association of Danube River Municipalities "Danube" presented a best practice - project "Development and promotion of a joint cultural heritage tourism product: Route "Roman frontier within the cross-border region Romania-Bulgaria", financed under the Interreg V-A Romania-Bulgaria Program 2014-2020 Program. The International Congress on World Civilizations and Historic Routes will address the possible ways in which world civilizations could be brought to life through tourism, in particular by making use of the networks developed along historic routes. The congress will explore how tourism along these routes can play a leading role in creating new socio-economic opportunities for development at local, regional and national level while safeguarding and promoting tangible and intangible ancient heritage. This is also the main objective of the route "Roman frontier".

The event was opened by the Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova, the Deputy Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization Jaime Sanclemente, as well as a number of delegates from the International Congress on World Civilizations and Historic Routes, Tourism Leaders, Public and Private Representatives a sector in the industry and related industries, mayors and experts.

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