Tour-X kick-off meeting took place in Athens!

From the 4th to the 6th of July, the partners of the Tour-X project had the opportunity to meet in the kick-off meeting of the project that took place in the Golden Age Hotel in Athens, Greece.

AKMI SA, the coordinator organization of the project, hosted the meeting and Mr. Rodopoulos, AKMI’s president, warmly welcomed the participants. A welcome note by the Greek Minister of Tourism, Mr. Kikilias followed, while the Governor of Attica, Mr. Patoulis sent his own message through a video.

The 23 partners of the Tour-X project represent Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, and China. The participants spent 3 days of meeting exchanging views on how to better collaborate on the ambitious project of Tour-X together.

The Tour-X project brings together VET providers, Regional Authorities, Market representatives, Higher Educational Institutions, and 4 networks to bring excellence in the Tourism sector on a regional and transnational level. Hellenic Open University with DAISSy Research Group is one of the partners of the project and will hold a leading role in specific implementation tasks.

Tour-X is a Center of Vocational Excellence (COVE) Project for the Tourism Industry that will run for 4 years (2022-2026). The project aims to:

  • Foster national and transnational collaboration through the establishment of TourX Transnational Ecosystem for Excellence in Tourism;
  • Increase skills anticipation in the Tourism industry;
  • Increase sectoral employability;
  • Increase of investments in tourism-related human resources.

More information about the Tour-X project and the activities of DAISSy Research Group:


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