27 Jun Final Event in Monte Pisano
Friday 23rd june at the Villa Medicea of Buti (Pisa), took place the final event of the project “DiscOver55 – Tourism Destinations Crossover”, organized by Timesis srl – Montepisano DMC in collaboration with the Municipality of Capannori.
The purpose of the day was to present the results of the project which aims to promote and to commercialize some tourist products made for senior citizens (over 55). The areas involved in the project are four: Lake Saimaa, Finland; Izola, Slovenia; Vulkanland, Austria and Mount Pisano in Italy and its seven municipalities (Buti, Vicopisano, Vecchiano, San Giuliano T., Pisa, Lucca, Capannori).
The main protagonists of the event were tourism enterprises of the area, local authorities and local and regional stakeholders including senior organizations such as AUSER.
After the institutional salute of Mayor of the Municipality of Buti and of Luca Menesini, Head of the Coordinating Table Monte Pisano and Mayor of the Municipality of Capannori, intervened the regional tourism manager Stefano Romagnoli to present the trends and future policies for sustainable tourism in Tuscany.
The results of the pilot tests were presented by Monia D’amico, coordinator of the project, and an analysis of the results of the evaluation mission on Monte Pisano and the indicators used (ETIS) has been made by Sara Levi Sacerdotti and Carlotta Guaragna of SiTI – Institute for Territorial Systems for Innovation.
The AUSER association, presented the collected testimonies of senior who tested the packages realized by the project DiscOver55 in Europe, the packages were presented to the public by the network manager Montepisano in Tuscany, Raffaella Nocchi, who contributed to their realization.
Finally, Riccardo Marzi of the Municipality of Capannori and responsible for DiscOver55 project communication, talked about tools for effective communication of the sustainability of the Montepisano area.