Festivals, craft skills, performance and traditional knowledge are important elements in creating a sense of place for both local communities and the visitor economy. Let us help you combine ICH safeguarding with achieving your sustainable development goals.
Providing an ideal combination of multi-disciplinary expertise embracing conservation, education and development, we offer a range of services from feasibility studies and project evaluation to management and sustainability planning. For existing or aspiring geoparks we bring a truly holistic perspective to the delivery of your project’s results.
We have many years of experience working in the field from a university base. Our particular research specialities lie in using immersive, thick data methods to understand destination culture, stakeholder livelihoods and tourist behaviour. We use our research to provide business solutions and promote local development.
We have a wealth of experience in designing and carrying out training and capacity building for tourism and heritage stakeholders. We can provide direct training or train the trainers to ensure the continued development of a destination.
We have more than 15 years of experience working in all aspects of the project cycle, and have a record of completing on time and to budget projects worth from €8,000 to €3,500,000 for a range of major clients.