In its second yearly edition, the objective of Moldova Tourism Forum is to bring in a strategic and agile approach to support the creation of a strong and resilient tourism industry in Moldova, based on sustainability, innovation, digitalization, creativity, and adaptability to new realities.
Since the European Routes of the Council of Europe are developing an important role for the cultural tourism improvement, AEPJ was one of the invited institutions to join the round table on Cultural Routes as a Driver of the Tourism Industry, altogether with Iter Vitis – Les Chemins de la vigne en Europe, the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, the European Route of Ceramics, the National Committee of ICOM-Moldova, The Route of Stephan the Great and Saint, and the Georgian National Tourism Administration. The conversation has been focused on the richness of contents the cultural routes provide to the tourism industry, as well as the importance of ensuring that the heritage preservation, research, and community involvement as strong pillars to guarantee the quality and sustainability of it, aside from involving the touristic stakeholders, another important part to accomplish its goals.
This was a great occasion for us to announce the process of construction of the Moldova’s Jewish Heritage Route, From Roman Legions to our Days: Jewish History of Moldova Mosaics, leaded by Agudat Israel Moldova, one of the last institutions to join AEPJ network, becoming the 21st country within the European Routes of Jewish Heritage. From Roman Legions to our Days: Jewish History of Moldova Mosaics is linking the main cities of Moldova which have a relevant Jewish heritage, and in some occasions still active communities developing a cultural task to highlight. At the moment the cities involved in the Route are Chisinau, Balti, Bendery, Orhei, Soroca and Tiraspol.
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