Transdanube.Pearls - 1st general assembly of the Danube.Pearls Network


First general assembly of the Danube.Pears network

The first general assembly of the Danube.Pearls network took place in Pezinok, Slovakia on 15 May 2019. 

11 members from nine Danube countries, so-called Danube.Pearls came together and discussed the first year's activities of the network. The meeting was led by the secretariat of the network, the WGD Danube Upper Austria Tourism.

The Danube.Pearls network will continue the work of the project Transdanube.Pearls beyond project duration and thus, elaborate and provide tourism and mobility services for tourists and inhabitants. The network will serve as common platform for destinations along the Danube in order to set up joint marketing activities and thereby, increase the visibility of the Danube.Pearls.

Furthermore it aims at informing visitors and citizens about the variety of sustainable travel options by taking the bus, train, bicycle or environmentally friendly ships. Members of the network will also continue elaborating new sustainable mobility services and user-friendly tourism information for tourists and inhabitants.  Thereby, visitors of the Danube region will be able to travel sustainably not only to and within a destination, but also from one Danube.Pearl to the other. By being part of that network, members commit to to elaborate climate-friendly, low-emission, multimodal and efficient mobility solutions.

The network will officially start its work on 1st of July 2019.

The following destinations have been certified as Danube.Pearl represented by their management organizations:

  • Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Germany
    Ulm/Neu-Ulm Touristik GmbH
  • Danube Upper Austria
    WGD Donau Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH
  • Lake Neusiedl, Austria
    Neusiedler See Tourismus Gmbh
  • Bratislava Region, Slovakia
    Bratislava Region Tourism
  • Szigetköz, Hungary
    Association of Szigetköz Tourism 
  • Mohács/Pécs, Hungary
    Beautification Association of Mohács
  • Pomurje, Slovenia
    Institute for Culture, Tourism and Sport Murska Sobota
  • Vukovar, Croatia
    Vukovar Tourist Board
  • Djerdap/Kladovo, Serbia
    Tourist Organization of Kladovo
  • Danube Delta, Romania
    Regional Development Agency of the South East Development Region
  • Iron Gate Romania
    Primaria Baile Herculane and Mehedinti County Council

Picture (c) Bratislavský samosprávny kraj

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)