The many health benefits of the Alpine natural environment are well known. In the last few years, and even more so after the COVID-19 outbreak, the trend for health, nature and regionalism has gained momentum in the tourism sector. HEALPS2 provided tools, strategies and actions to tap into the health tourism market. The project developed a digital tool for strategic assessment, an Alpine health tourism innovation model, training tools and an action plan including comprehensive innovation strategies.
- 2014 – 2020
- Improve the framework conditions for innovation in the Alpine space
- Group 2: To increase the economic potential of strategic sectors
- 2.325.953 EUR
- 1.844.460 EUR
- Lead partner
- Renate Weisböck-Erdheim
- Vzhodna Slovenia
- Vzhodna Slovenia
- Murska Sobota
- Übersee am Chiemsee
Tactical Health Management ToolsetToolThe Tactical Health Management Toolset consists in a digital tool to assess and simulate the valorisation of alpine resources in the framework of health tourism. It supports the development of innovative alpine health tourism products and service chains and detects synergy potential. It analyses data to assist in the development of regional strategies through a logical and mathematical model implementation.
Alpine Health Tourism Innovation ModelStrategyThe Alpine Health Tourism Innovation Model is a schematic model that provides an easy-to-follow framework, strategies and techniques in order to enhance the capacity of Alpine regions to develop and implement innovative health tourism value chains with an integrated transnational approach.
Training Toolkit on Innovation Model and Tactical ToolsetToolThe Training Toolkit on Innovation Model and Tactical Toolset consists in a toolkit that provides fundamental hands-on tools and manuals, including a train-the-trainer approach, for the continuous application of the Tactical Toolset (OT2.1) and the Innovation Model (OT2.2) by all involved stakeholders for the development of high-quality tourism products.
Alpine Health Tourism Action PlanStrategyThe Alpine Health Tourism Action Plan represents a strategy for the positioning of the Alpine Space as a health tourism destination containing comprehensive innovation approaches for deriving greater values from Alpine assets as well as policy recommendations for support schemes. It also set the basis for a white paper containing policy recommendations for support schemes targeting three EU policy levels.