SMARTOUR course will provide training in business operations, environment and culture with a view to improving sustainability of the organisation and of the tourism offer in the region.
Creation of a training course, including both "traditional" training material and a "SMARTOUR GENIE" online tool.
The tool will be tailored for the individual learner depending on the needs with flexibility built into the tool so that the correct pathway for the learner can be selected.
The creation of an on-line tool will provide 24 hour training and access for rural tourism communities to up-skill and improve their operations at a time that suits them.
The project will use the ECVET process so that skills gained on the project can be recognised at a European level.
A wide range of topics will be available including business operations, engaging with the local tourism economy, quality standards, HR practice and training, innovations in tourism marketing, encouraging tourists in the low season.