Federturismo Confindustria, the national Travel and Tourism Federation, represents the companies operating in the different areas of the tourism industry. It belongs to the Confindustria system and currently includes 21 sector associations, 9 company members (directly associated) and (directly associated) and several local associations. Federturismo Confindustria officially represents the tourism industry in labour relations. Federturismo  handles relations with the European Union and with the representatives of the tourism industry at the European level. Thanks of its institutional nature, Federturismo/Confindustria benefits of a privileged observatory about the whole sector of tourist SMEs at national and international level.

Our main tasks are:

  • Represents tourism industry interests in economic policy and labour relations
  • Provides information regarding tourism policy and legislation
  • Represents members within and outside the Confindustria system
  • Promotes entrepreneurial values and sustainable tourism
  • Provides information and communication about initiatives and activities of interest to members
  • Promotes training opportunities to further business culture and quality
  • Develops and promotes relations with similar organizations in other countries and provides assistance to members participating in international events
  • Conducts research, analysis and debates about tourism supply and demand, and tourism legislation at national and European levels



UOC – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

The UOC is the world’s first online university and has also created an educational method that has reinvented the means to study at a university level. As well as teaching online, it has carried out research almost since its origins. At the UOC we are experts in e-learning and in the knowledge society.

Government of Catalonia

It is the department of the Government of Catalonia that offers through its website information procedures and services on businesses, establishments and tourism activity, knowledge and planning, quality tourism, and grants and subsidies.

Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce

The Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit association under Belgian law and is legally and financially autonomous. It was founded in 1950 to foster contacts between Belgium and Italy. Being located at the very heart of Europe it offers many services to the enterprises such as consulting on European project. Furthermore it organises training courses on EU financing instruments.

Chambre de Commerce Italienne de Lyon

The Lyon-Italian Chamber of Commerce is an association of companies and  commercial enterprices, Italian and French free lance professionals who works in order to develop the bilateral economic relations between the two countries. It‘s a member of Assocamerestero, association of Italian Chambers of Commerce.

They offer services to their members such as: training facilities and research of economic and commercial partners.

University of Eastern Finland

It is one of the largest universities in Finland, hosting approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 staff members in the campus of Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. UEF is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects. They have four faculties: the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Science and Forestry, the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies.


Eurocrea Merchant works with a wide base of loyal customers which ensures full assistance with his presence in the territory with 2 offices located in Milan and Naples. The company  was built specifically to manage the activities of both national and European Project Planning for its own account and/or customers and for the consultancy in international business and companies management.


AKEP – Academy of Entrepreneurship

Academy of Entrepreneurship (AKEP), not for profit civic association founded in 2007, aims at the creation of a healthier entrepreneurial environment on a national and European level, trying to support young people who wish to make their innovative entrepreneurial ideas come true. Main objective is the cultivation of the essential entrepreneurial attitude and transfer of the necessary knowledge to young entrepreneurs.

Gambero Rosso

Fondazione Gambero Rosso is a no profit organization aiming at enhancing and promoting worldwide the high quality of food & wine  “Made in Italy“. It primarily supports the agribusiness industry to enlarge its market outreach by fostering quality, visibility and innovation. It encourages food education and nutrition science, respect for the environment, biodiversity and quality of life. It develops studies and research in the food and wine industry, so to promote competitiveness and sustainability of the overall Italian Food and Wine System across international markets, including exploitation of spill-overs on Tourism.
Fondazione Gambero Rosso is embedded into a highly-specialized business system led by the well-renowned Gambero Rosso Spa, the Global Wine & Food Trend Leader and Educator. It covers digital journalism, food and wine guides, a dedicated TV channel, international events, competitions and quality prizes, training and education, thus arranging a complete one-stop-shop platform of contents and services for the food industry and the agricultural, catering and hospitality sectors.

TUCEP – Tiber Umbria Comett Education Programme

TUCEP, acronym for Tiber Umbria Comett Education Programme, is a not for profit association for training and consultancy, working since 1992 to favor the cooperation between the world of work and vocational training, University and research, businesses and public authorities.
The association, established through the COMETT European programme, realises training, research and consultancy projects aimed at promoting employment, technological transfer and innovation at regional, National and European level. Moreover TUCEP is an organisation credited by the Umbria Region for the realisation of initial, permanent and continuous training, and it is certified according UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 standards for designing and realizing training services.