"CINEMA.TRAVEL" - an initiative internationalised by becoming a member of a European network for cinema tourism
We present the company operating in sharing economy area from Navarre in Spain, that thanks to our project support has gained international recognition and strengthens its activities abroad.
CINEMA.TRAVEL is a digital and collaborative platform. It is the first platform specialized on film tourism. Its main goal is to put the offer, which is already on the market, and the producers of cinema’s touristic products together.
CINEMA.TRAVEL offers cinema audience the opportunity to become protagonist of films by leaving active experiences in filming locations. CINEMA.TRAVEL puts in contact the film experience demand with film producers and tourism agents offer guaranting sustanaible tourism and new experiences.
From the very beginning their main purpose has always been to create a European network for the cinema tourism in order to define regulation of film tourism and the alignment with the objectives of tourism destinations.
Thanks to the SharEEN 2nd international event in Rome, AIN was able to put in contact Cinema travel with the cinema network launched under the LOOK_EU_NET project for the creation of a tourism and film destinations network in a smart and sustainable way.
CINEMA.TRAVEL has been supported by SharEEN project in different moments. The initiative was identified under the mapping of regional initiatives and was contacted in order to be informed about the project and the services offered. The initiative took part in the online training course and received the coaching service for a better definition of its business model and financial structure. CINEMA.TRAVEL presented its initiative in the interantional event in Rome and PCCI SharEEN partner identified the opportunity behind the LOOK_EU_NET project.
CINEMA.TRAVEL is taking part in the "Tourism and film destinations" network of the LOOK EU NET project. Thanks to SharEEN support CINEMA TRAVEL has been able to start international collaboration and to take part in a European network. As a member of the network created, CINEMA.TRAVEL is receiving funding for developing the online marketing strategy of the network, while obtainig external support services for the creation and dissemination of the network and the definition of scaling-up strategies.
The next challenge is to lead the most important European network of organisations for a sustainable and fair cinema tourism. The starting network will need of other partners involved in tourism and film destinations. The EEN will be able to continue supporting the company in its international partnering with other organisations that would join the network.
"Thanks to being part of SharEEN we have received not only a training course on Sharing Economy but we have also travelled to Rome where we had the chance to meet other companies with our same motivation of creating this European network on film tourism."
SharEEN is an European pilot project on “Opportunities for European Entrepreneurs in the Sharing Economy”, co-funded by the European Commission under the Call: 251-G-GRO-PPA-16-9953. Grant agreement SI2.763745. The objective of SharEEN is to identify and link-up with collaborative economy platforms, exchange experience with all relevant stakeholders and help European SMEs, social enterprises and other relevant actors to exploit the opportunities offered by the sharing economy. In particular, the project aims at building knowledge and capacity among Enterprise Europe Network partners’ staff and other stakeholders on sharing economy, and help them define and deploy supporting services for their SMEs.
SharEEN map of regional sharing economy initiatives
The map is based on the results of the surveying activity carried out by the SharEEN project in 2018. It includes a brief geo-referenced description of a set of sharing economy initiatives, platforms and companies, operating in the eight European regions covered by the project.