The University of the Highlands and Islands (UK)

is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further education (FE) and higher education (HE). Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and with 40,000 FE and HE students, its distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach. AVIP is focused on one of the 13 aforementioned colleges and research centres: The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research, West Highland College. The College has undertaken a wide range of adventure tourism knowledge exchange and consultancy projects, both in the UK and overseas. It has developed and co-hosts the annual adventure conference and collaborates on academic work with universities across the globe.

Tallinn University (ESTONIA)

has the leading role in promoting and developing an ‘intelligent lifestyle ‘in Estonia, thus supporting both Estonian sustainability, as well as self-actualization for individuals. Wishing to contribute more to the society, they interpret intelligent lifestyle as making research-based decisions in order to improve the society in general and the well-being of its citizens. By developing research carried out in Estonia for the development of Estonia, the university integrates into European education and research arena seeking the development of Estonia as a country with a smart economy and an astute organisation of society.

Varna Chamber of Tourism (BULGARIA)

is a regional tourism organization which boasts over 100 members from across the tourism sector in the region including tourism activity providers, hospitality management companies and proprietors, travel agencies, non-government organizations, educational establishments, advertisers, insurers and individual members. Its slogan is clear “Together we can accomplish what we can’t do separately!“

Momentum (IRELAND)

is an Irish VET organisation focused on developing progressive learning programmes and platforms for education with special focus on the tourism economy. They combine an intimate knowledge of the responsible tourism landscape with their VET specialisms of blended learning and professional development training in tourism entrepreneurship, rural economy regeneration, community stimulus training incorporating new approaches to marketing, innovation, internationalisation, competitiveness and business improvement.

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce (UK)

is a not-for-profit business membership organisation, whose core priority is the economic development of the area. Lochaber Chamber of Commerce (LCC) is the recognised Destination Management Organisation for Lochaber, Scotland and works closely with Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Visit Scotland on business development and area marketing. Lochaber Chamber‘s core priorities include building business connections to create trading opportunities, connecting education and the skills with the needs of the business, Promoting Lochaber as a great place to live, work, study and visit and working with partners to develop the right sustainable infrastructure.

European E-learning Institute (DENMARK)

(EUEI) specialises in the creation of powerful online platforms, immersive educational environments and provision of resources and tools to create truly valuable learning experiences. EUEI was founded on the concept of ‘continuing education’; a post-secondary education programme that provides further enrichment to learners in a wide range of sectors, covering topics that are professional and/or personal. As an organisation, EUEI places tremendous worth on the informal and flexible nature of continuing education and crafting flexible, online learning courses for those wishing to improve themselves and stay ahead in their careers and in business. Building inclusive and resilient communities is also a key goal of the organisation.