My Town Your Town [MTYT] is a training project that will raise youth employability, skills and Inclusion through an intergenerational tourism development. The key feature of the project is for youth, aged 18 to 30 and from a wide range of backgrounds. Youth will work with mentors to produce a new narrative interpretation of an existing or new cultural tourism destination in their local area. The Model will better represent the multi-cultural facets and European values of the host community to better appeal to 21st century visitors.The impetus has come from the experiences of the partners working together on the Erasmus' s PLAN project 201702-CY02-KA205-001033 and from the opportunities and issues identified in our local communities around unemployment, social inclusion and cohesion, and tourism and culture.
The specific objectives of the project are to:
exploit the potential in tourism sector for delivering a wide range of positive outcomes and benefits for youth
increase youth's skills, unearthing talents, provide new opportunities and connections so they feel part of their community
develop a simple, innovative, replicable smart designed Model to raise youth employability and bring new life to tourism
directly address a top challenge in tourism, the need to constantly innovate and develop new attractive products in a sustainable manner, for local communities and the environment. Europeans need a strong tourism sector for economic reasons, but also to better know each other and better see what unites them.
The activities of the project are:
Intergenerational tourism and cultural interpretation tool
Intergenerational youth tourism mentoring model
Youth Sustainable Tourism training sessions and tools
Tourism GAME devised with the youth and in mobile application format
Active Clusters in project delivery towns local informal teams and networks
Project Consortium: Coordinator:Cross Culture International Foundation Cyprus
Petit Pas Italy
DIGITAL IDEA, Greece
Udruga Murtila, Croatia
CCIF Cyprus contribution to the project as Lead organization:
Documenting and reporting on project activities to the funder
Development of guidelines for implementation of the project
Missioned to mobilize youth and youth workers, forming project teams, provide training
Overall financial management of the project
Evaluating the project activities with youth and youth workers
Monitoring the progress and quality of the project
Dessiminate the results of the project
Produce tangible results together with Practice Parnters
Build IO2 My Town Your Town Manual
Host the Multiplier Event "My Town Your Town" covering the 3 IOs of the project
"Εκφράζουμε τις θερμές ευχαριστίες του Δημοτικού Συμβουλίου Γεροσκήπου για τη στήριξη σας στις εκδηλώσεις "ΙΕΡΟΚΗΠΙΑ"
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