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Development of international environmental and cultural tourism
Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999

Objective of the project

The development project was going to expand the opportunities and knowledge about Russia of entrepreneurs in northern Finland in the field of tourism. Particular attention will be paid to the development of ecological and cultural tourism. The goal of the project is to create forms of cooperation between northern Finnish and Russian travel companies, create a network of various educational organizations in Finland and develop the potential of Russian travel companies to receive Western tourists.

Main activities


Basic information



1997-04-01 - 1998-08-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

151 480 € / 75 740 €

Lead partner

Oulu University, Center of in-service training
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