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Cool Route

The project entitled “Cruising Oceans on Latitudes above 51 º North ” - The " COOL Route", is funded by The Northern Peripheral and Arctic Interreg VB Programme (NPA) to develop a new maritime tourism route between Cork and Arctic Circle areas of Norway. The project involves research of the logistical, business and marketing planning for the route, which will support other complimentary maritime and shore based tourism initiatives in all of the intervening regions along the route.

Partners and responsibilities in the COOL Route Project are Cork Institute of Technology (Lead partner and Business Planning), Donegal County Council (Project Publicity and Dissemination), Glasgow Caledonian University (Route Logistics and Planning), Royal Cork Yacht Club (COOL Route Marketing), Derry City Council (Common  Booking System), Torshavn Port Authority (Expert inputs safety) Blue Seas Marinas (Expert inputs design, realisation and commercialisation planning), Western Norway Research Institute (Rural Tourism Development). Associate partners and other project informal participants include the Irish Cruising Club, Donegal Tourism, Sail Scotland and the Irish Sailing Association along with a wide range of Local Authority, Local Development, Tourism and Sailing interests

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