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Energy-tourism: product development and implementation concept Pielachtal

Project Leader
Jiricka-Pürrer Alexandra, Project Leader
Duration:
01.09.2011-31.12.2014
Type of Research
Applied Research

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Staff
Salak Boris, Sub Projectleader
Pröbstl-Haider Ulrike, Project Staff
Schmied Johannes, Project Staff
BOKU Research Units
Institute for Landscape Development, Recreation and Conservation Planning
Funded by
LEADER Region Mostviertel-Mitte , Austria
Abstract
Major aim of the project is the implementation of a new tourism niche based on new experience-oriented energy tourism product. Within the evaluation possible impacts on regional economy are considered as well as the acceptance by the tourists.
The university of Natural REsources and Life Sciences accompanies the region "Pielachtal - Ökonenergieregion" through the conceptional and implementation phase. Specific pedagogic strategies according to topical energy and sustainability related issues are adapted to the region's needs and potential. New and innovative marketing strategies are tested, monitored and evaluated.
Keywords
renewable resources;
Energy concept; Energy tourism; Regional development; tourism product development and evaluation; Environmental Education;
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