Sustainable Manager in Tourism Sector

The main objective is to develop the European tourism sector, by promoting skills of tourism professionals.

Tavoite ja tehtävät

SMARTOUR - Sustainable MAnageR in TOURism Sector wants to define the profile of the Sustainable Tourism Manager, a qualified professional that can contribute to the economic, environmental and social development of the community where it is located. In order to achieve its goals the project will develop a training path and related tools aiming to equip tourist professionals with the right skills to become a Sustainable Tourism Manager.

The main objective of the project is to develop the European tourism sector, by promoting skills of tourism professionals in the field of sustainability and quality principles, so that they are able to face the following issues:
- Properly manage their facilities, by taking into account environmental protection, use of resources as well as economic development;
- To understand and implement European Tourism Quality Principles, so that professionals effectively know them and learn how to make appropriate use of them during their daily decisions;
- The use of cultural and environmental heritage as a driver for sustainable development and competitiveness of valuable destinations, with high tourism potential.

Target groups are professionals in the tourism sector (mainly hoteliers and accommodation providers): participants will take part in a pilot test, to inform and improve the development of the training model, before dissemination to a wider audience.


Erasmus + Strategiset kumppanuudet (2014-2020)

Koordinoiva organisaatio

Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu (TAMK)


Pirkko Varis
pirkko.varis [at]