Tourism Competitiveness in the Italy-France Cross-Border Area: The Role of Knowledge and Innovation Transfer


Iacopo Cavallini
University of Pisa, Department of Economics and Management, Italy

Barbara Burchi
Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Marco Celi
Innolabs Srl, Chairman of the Board and Senior Consultant, Italy

Series: Hospitality, Tourism and Marketing Studies, Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
BISAC: BUS081000

This book presents the objectives, main steps and results of a European cooperation project, focusing on the importance of scientific competencies for the exploitation of the synergies and complementarities between tourism and other priority sectors for the sustainable socio-economic development of a given macro-region. This book also highlights the role of the European Union Funds for regional competitiveness with a practical guide of the most important EU instruments for financing projects on tourism, specifically connected with research and other priority sectors. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


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Chapter 1. Introduction on Tourism in Europe and in the Cross-Border Italy-France

Chapter 2. Objectives and Methodology of the ART Project for the Tourism Competitiveness

Chapter 3. Map of the Scientific Competences on Tourism and in the Priority Sectors in the Italy-France Cross-Border Area

Chapter 4. European Funds and Opportunities for the Tourism Competitiveness through Synergies with the Priority Sectors

Chapter 5. Conclusions about the Network of Priority Sectors for the Competitiveness of Cross-Border Tourism

About the Authors


Audience: Academic institutions, lecturers and researchers in Tourism management.
Professional groups and institutions interested in Tourism, with particular reference to maritime tourism and blue economy.

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