Pamukkale University

Founded in 1992 as a national university, Pamukkale University (PAU) has currently over 24,000 full-time students in her 3 institutes, 12 Faculties & Collages and 6 Vocational Colleges. PAU is located in the center of a region which includes industry, natural wonders and cultural heritage all together. The University participates in many local, national and international projects. For example, the University is a partner in the environmental initiative to rescue Pamukkale travertine, one of  the world-famous natural wonder, in a protection project by Turkish Culture Ministry and UNESCO's World Inheritance Center. PAU, Recreation department trains students as expert in the area of recreational sports (sailing, cycling, etc.), recreational management (activity planning, organization etc.) and basic tourism concepts (tourism & recreation, therapy recreation, animation etc.). PAU's geographical region and experienced stuff are overlapping issues in regional tourism projects.


PRODEC Consultores Sociedad Limitada Legal form: Limited Company

Alojamientos Rurales in Andalucia (Spain), established 20 years ago by Rural Tourism providers that saw the necessity for creating a critical mass if they were to improve their products and marketing.

The organisation became involved in development projects and came to the conclusion that concerns for sustained development had to include professional training as well as practically useful services for the associated enterprises including sales and management of touristic services.  Trans-cultural activities are considered of high interest, especially in the context of the common Mediterranean heritage. Several vocational training programs of different level and duration are available (from modular monographic vocational training to  400-hour-courses).   Special experience and expertise in the field of social dynamisation projects.


Turiba University - Riga / LATVIA

School of Business Administration Turiba is a private school (higher educational establishment), highly experienced in education, project management, consulting and technical assistance. The School gives approximately 7000 students a chance to obtain higher education and qualification in order to develop their intellectual potential and stimulate economics. The School educates of specialists according to economic needs, publishes study books and other study materials, and carries out research and other projects. The School includes four faculties. The Faculty of International Tourism has expertise in tourism as a developing industry of Latvia, as well as in training development and certification. The Faculty is certificate by World Tourism Organization THEMIS foundation in recognition of its quality in tourism education and research. The Faculty staff actively participates in research and other projects related to tourism industry (for example: the Rural Tourism Project AMBER, Headword


Project Consultatie en Training Groep B.V

PCT, The Project Consultation and Training Group in The Netherlands, is a small scale dynamic organization with a lot of experience in track bounded tourism development and training. Key words are initiation, creation, coordination and entrepreneurship. PCT is involved in EU projects like TOUREAST and PROWAT and has several EU registrations.

There are contacts with tourism, transport, aqua/agriculture organizations, vocational training institutes and (regional) authorities.




Euridea Srl operates in the fields of vocational training and socio-economic research.

It is a private vocational training company accredited by the Region of Tuscany providing courses aimed at employed, unemployed and/or disadvantaged people and specializing in the fields of tourism, culture and computing. Euridea has a long experience in providing courses aimed at agritourism managers at the local level, mainly funded by European Social Fund:

a) courses mandatory by law (in Italy);

b) courses focusing on the exploitation of local cultural, historical and environmental resources for promoting the agritourism firm and improving the quality of services offered to guests.

Moreover, Euridea Srl will make available to the project its expertise in using Moodle and other CMS tools for ODL courses and management of classroom based courses, acquired in previous European partnerships, and tools for creation and management of ePortfolios.


Alaiye Hotel

Alaiye Resort&Spa Hotel is five star Hotel in Antalya. Alaiye Hotel is 22 km from the pearl of Mediterranean, paradise of nature and holiday Alanya, & 105 km from Antalya Airport, around İncekum-Fuğla. Distances between Alaiye Resort&Spa Hotel and settling areas to places of interest, for example to Side 15 km, Aspendos 70 km, Alanya 22 km, play ground Belek 50 km. Accommodation is all inclusive.Foundation Date, 2004 (Renewal 2007) Alaiye Resort&Spa Hotel has 30000 m² area, 443 rooms, 911 bed capasity, 6 special equipped rooms, non-smoking room, non-smoking aeas, 80 meters long sandy beach Blue Flag. Alaiye Resort&Spa Hotel owned some activities and entertainment that Massage, Spa&wellness, Aquapark, Aerobic, Turkish Bath,Teniss,Mini Club,Volleyball,Fitnes Center,Pools,Teenage Club,Ayurveda Healty Concept Bod Treatment etc. There are activities performances available in every hour of day in accompany with professional staff. Spa services under control of expert and well-educated team


Anemon Hotel

As a Group, Anemon Hotels comprise of 15 hotels. 12 of hotels are  in South - West of Turkey, due to this reason  Anemon Hotels are very appropriate partner of this project. More than 350 persons are working for Anemon Group. In addition to these Anemon hotels perform a service with his more than 1500 bad capacity to the region. Nearly most of group hotels have their own convention centers so Hotels' services are not only bordered with accommodation. More than half of group's are 5 star hotels, rest of them are 4 star. Anemon hotels have very frequently used web site and there is also monthly published journal. And this journal have been read by more than 40.000 people. Web site has been visited nearly more than 2000 times every day.


EuroGites - European Federation of Rural Tourism

The European Federation of Rural Tourism (EuroGites) is formed by 35 professional and trade organisations from 27 countries of geographical Europe. It represents the rural accommodation sector in Europe with an estimate of 500.000 micro-enterprises and about 5-6,5 million bed places. The product goes from the rural Bed&Breakfast and self-catering in private homes or farms, up to small family-run rural hotels and guesthouses, and related restaurant or activity tourism services. The statutes define the main tasks and activities of the Federation, amongst them are as follows:

  • information and communication network amongst the member organisations and on international level
  • professional and vocational training, research