Reply To: Waters for sustainable change – inland areas for sustainable tourism

Natasha ZarankovaNatasha Zarankova

Dear Conceiçao,
Let me present you our organization and express our interest in this project idea. We are Business Incubator – Gotse Delchev, Bulgarian non-for-profit, working in support of entrepreneurship for more than 20 years. We have long term experience in the area of sustainable tourism development under various EU programmes (CBC, Interreg IVC, Erasmus, national OP, etc.), – in diversification and promotion of tourist products and services in a waterland area, building capacity and environmentally-conscious entrepreneurial behavior in tourism, valorization of the cultural heritage in tourism, in creative and experiential tourism, cross-sectoral links (e.g. tourism – agri and food sectors), smart specialization, and many others. We initiated the development of the cross-border tourist association along the Mesta river and networks strengthening collaboration between SMEs in tourist sector and other complementary sectors. Furthermore, BIGD is working in the field of social economy, growing competences in social entrepreneurship and educating greener entrepreneurs.
I will be glad to provide you with more detailed presentation, if you are interested and to discuss with you the project idea.

Kind regards,
Natasha Zarankova,