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Who can take a part to Hector Project? 👩‍💻HECTOR project aims at increasing employability for young Europeans (aged 18-30) having a background, education and/or training in the tourism sector, by providing them with core skills and a specialization on experience tourism in industrial heritage ... See MoreSee Less
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EFAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage is a European platform promoting contacts and co-operation between volunteers and non-profit volunteer associations who are researching, saving, interpreting and opening #industrialheritage ⚒ to the public ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

#Almadén, in #spain, hosts another partner: MAYASA (Minas de Almadén Y Arrayanes S.A.,s.m.e.)It's main line of activity is the Mercury Technological Centre, where it conducts research about environmental issues related to decontamination and safe storage of mercury.One further activity is the dehesa de Castilseras, an estate intended primarily to host livestock production, hunting and ecotourism.The last line of activity is the Almadén Mining Park, located within the old Almadén mercury mine area. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

The HECTOR project is valuable possibility for its participants as well as all the people who join the projects facebook page to learn more about the industrial heritage site across the partners’ countries and their life today. According to the project there are some other experiences to present, like the Earth and Man National Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria.👉 www.facebook.com/Earth.and.Man.National.Museum ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

European tourism is confronted with many challenges, starting with the need to constantly innovate and improve quality. The sector must quickly adapt to the digital revolution, and develop new attractive products in a sustainable manner for local communities and the environment 🌿This is why HECTOR project focuses on a specific typology of tourism: #industrialheritage. In Europe, 20 sites related with industry, production and technology feature the World Heritage List 🏛 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Kultur und Arbeit e. V. is a German non-profit, cultural-economic and European-oriented institution with offices in Berlin and Bad Mergentheim 🇩🇪Kultur und Arbeit is a service provider for the creative industries and offers support in many fields like training of cultural workers for the labour market, preparation of cultural economic studiesThis institution works in other fields: cultural tourism in rural areas, heritage preservation activities, encouragement of active citizens’ participation in culture and cultural heritage ... See MoreSee Less
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Industrial Archaeology is defined as ‘The science which studies the origins and the development of machines civilization and the marks that industrialisation has left on daily life, culture and society’; In Europe 20 Industrial Heritage sites appear in the World Heritage list. Industrial heritage is of high cultural relevance as it strongly characterises socio-economic development of communities; furthermore, the recovery of Industrial Heritage sites for touristic purposes represents an opportunity for sustainable development in the interested areas. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Consorzio Terre di Toscana is the Consortium of Monte Amiata Tour Operators. It supports the economic and tourist development of the territory of Siena and Grosseto provinces, in Tuscany. The Consortium particularly focusses its attention to rural and depressed areas 🌿To this end, the Consortium is also involved in the management of commercial activities and services. Beside this, it organizes promotional activities for the creation of a synergic and coordinated system of companies operating in the touristic, artistic handicraft, cultural agriculture and services sectorsThe Consortium activities are mainly linked to the management of the Mining Museum Park of Abbadia San Salvatore and to the promotion of two provinces territory ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

As you might already know, The project is made of two parts: and online course and a summer school in a suggestive industrial location in Italy. In order to have access to the summer school, you must participate to the online course which will give you all the theoretical base you’ll need. Are you curious to know what you will learn? Contact us to know more! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Who can take a part to Hector Project? 👩‍💻HECTOR project aims at increasing employability for young Europeans (aged 18-30) having a background, education and/or training in the tourism sector, by providing them with core skills and a specialization on experience tourism in industrial heritage ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Are you eager to know more about the field of tourism in industrial heritage? This is the program for you. The objectives of Hector program is the one of making you a Tour Operator specialised in Industrial Heritage. But lets have a closer look at the objectives 👇 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

From 11 to 13 June Hector will be at the B-Industrial trade fair on industrial tourism in Barcelona.An other very important step for our project! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

We surely are starting to get excited! On the 7th of May the HECTOR partnership had a meeting online to keep working on the online course, the opening date will be released soon, any curious? Keep following our pages! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

European tourism is confronted with many challenges, starting with the need to constantly innovate and improve quality. The sector must quickly adapt to the digital revolution, and develop new attractive products in a sustainable manner for local communities and the environment 🌿This is why HECTOR project focuses on a specific typology of tourism: #industrialheritage. In Europe, 20 sites related with industry, production and technology feature the World Heritage List 🏛 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

#Almadén, in #spain, hosts another partner: MAYASA (Minas de Almadén Y Arrayanes S.A.,s.m.e.)It's main line of activity is the Mercury Technological Centre, where it conducts research about environmental issues related to decontamination and safe storage of mercury.One further activity is the dehesa de Castilseras, an estate intended primarily to host livestock production, hunting and ecotourism.The last line of activity is the Almadén Mining Park, located within the old Almadén mercury mine area ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Are you curious about our program?The project has two main partsDiscover more following the link below 👇hector-training.eu/program/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

For many years man dug to find minerals to produce and to createStarting from the prehistoric times many locations in Europe were born thanks to this activityToday with #Hector project we want to connect places and their historiesLearn more on our website ⬇️hector-training.eu/project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

EFAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage is a European platform promoting contacts and co-operation between volunteers and non-profit volunteer associations who are researching, saving, interpreting and opening #industrialheritage ⚒ to the public ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Learn more about the HECTOR project program, ask for further information and keep in touch with the newsletter subscription. Our staff will send you all the news about dates, guidelines and informations for your training with this Erasmus+ opportunity 🙋‍♀️Follow the link👇hector-training.eu/contacts/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

The Union of Municipalities Amiata Val d’Orcia, Tuscany, Italy is a local public body consisting of five municipalities in the south of Siena province: Abbadia S. Salvatore, Castiglione d’Orcia, Piancastagnaio, Radicofani and San Quirico d’Orcia. Its aim is to encourage socio-economic development, the protection and promotion of its territory and of the environmentIt is the owner of the associated ‘museum’ service which also includes the Mining Museum Park, an industrial tourism site dedicated to the mercury mines that have for long characterised the Amiata mountain. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Despite the economic crisis of 2008, Europe remains the n°1 tourism destination in the world. Taking into account its links to other key sectors such as culture, food and transport, tourism employs in Europe around 17 million people and contributes to EU GDP by almost 10%.European tourism is confronted with many challenges, as confirmed by the recent Covid-19 events; starting with the need to constantly innovate and improve quality and security. The sector must quickly adapt to the digital revolution, and develop new attractive products in a sustainable and safe manner for local communities and the environment. By focusing on a specific typology of tourism (industrial heritage tourism) and on its challenges, HECTOR project aims at better tackling those issues ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Who can take a part to Hector Project? 👩‍💻HECTOR project aims at increasing employability for young Europeans (aged 18-30) having a background, education and/or training in the tourism sector, by providing them with core skills and a specialization on experience tourism in industrial heritage ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

We need tour operators specialised in Industrial Heritage promotion.HECTOR intends to provide already trained persons with skills, competences and knowledge in line with market trends, by proposing a course and a work-based experience focused on a specific topic but not forgetting transversal skills as these represent major gaps and shortages reported by employers.Nine partners coming from Italy, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Spain, Austria, Germany and Belgium will thus cooperate to train 55 Tourist operators specialized on industrial heritage ready to access the market, filling the gap in skills, competence and knowledge reported by the tourism market.👉 hector-training.eu/partners/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

For many years man dug to find minerals to produce and to createStarting from the prehistoric times many locations in Europe were born thanks to this activityToday with #Hector project we want to connect places and their historiesLearn more on our website ⬇️hector-training.eu/project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

The Consorzio Terre di Toscana is the Consortium of Monte Amiata Tour Operators. It supports the economic and tourist development of the territory of Siena and Grosseto provinces, in Tuscany. The Consortium particularly focusses its attention to rural and depressed areas 🌿To this end, the Consortium is also involved in the management of commercial activities and services. Beside this, it organizes promotional activities for the creation of a synergic and coordinated system of companies operating in the touristic, artistic handicraft, cultural agriculture and services sectorsThe Consortium activities are mainly linked to the management of the Mining Museum Park of Abbadia San Salvatore and to the promotion of two provinces territory 🏔 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

European tourism is confronting with many challenges, starting with the need to constantly innovate and improve quality.This is why HECTOR project focuses on a specific typology of tourism: #industrialheritage. Industrial heritage provides interesting case studies; it is relevant from a cultural point of view, as it strongly characterizes a community socio-economic development, and from a social point of view, since the recovery of degraded industrial areas represents an opportunity for sustainable development.These characteristics make industrial heritage a strong asset to face EU tourism challenges. Industrial heritage sites can be easily transformed in experiential packages (connecting people and places) and used to foster accessible and sustainable tourism. ... See MoreSee Less
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