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In SORT, activities and phases are connected. Starting in 2016, the project spans across six phases, each with its distinct purpose.

Phase 1: Preparation (March – May 2016)

Kick off meeting

SORT project partners met at Larisa from 7–10 of April 2016. They exchanged opinions and updated project parameters. Photos from the kick off meeting:

Coordinators Meeting in Brussels

On 14th of April 2016 project manager participated in the coordinators meeting organized by EASME.

Phase 2: Development of SORT Draft Touristic Packages (June – July 2016)

Presentation meeting

The Presentation Meeting of SORT project partners was held at the city of Larisa from 10–13 July 2016 aiming at discussing and assessing the first draft of the 10-day Local Touristic Programs of the seven partners. In particular, the objectives of the meeting were the following:

  • To present, assess and modify accordingly the first draft of the 10-day Local Touristic Programs of the 7 partners
  • To schedule the final dates for the trial version of the pilot application (6-day Local Touristic Programs)
  • To discuss the evaluation process of the trials
  • SORT Guide structure

Phase 3: Pilot Application of SORT Model (August 2016 – January 2017)

Pilot Applications concern a small scale trial implementation of the prepared and previously modified SORT program/package/model. The pilots will last 5 nights and will be realized in all partner communities in a circle-style approach, as follows:

  • ŸGR – IT  4 seniors
  • ŸIT – SI  4 seniors
  • ŸSI – HU 4 seniors
  • HU – HR 4 seniors
  • HR – RO 4 seniors
  • RO – BG 4 seniors
  • BG – GR 4 seniors

Phase 4: Development of SORT Guide (February – April 2017)


Phase 5: Dissemination (May – July 2017)


Phase 6: Evaluation, networking and reporting (August 2017 – ongoing)



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SORT – Seniors On Reciprocal Tourism
EU co-financing period is from March 2016 – August 2017
Call: SORT-COS-TOUR-2015-3-04/COS-TOUR-2015-3-04-1
Grant Agreement Number: 699414