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New Danish Tours Network to Widen Opportunities for Visitors

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By State of Green, June 13, 2017

Every year, thousands of public and private international decision makers visit Denmark to be inspired by green Danish solutions. 10 national and regional visiting services have now strengthened their collaboration to widen the opportunities for the international guests.

Since 1980, the Danish economy has grown by more than 70%, while the energy consumption has remained the same. Denmark has demonstrated that it is possible to combine economic growth with increased amounts of renewable energy and subsequently reduce CO2 emissions and phase out fossil fuels.

Due to Denmark’s ambitious energy and environmental policy and the success in developing green solutions throughout the country, thousands of foreign visitors come to Denmark every year to find inspiration, and to see how the Danish experiences can be transferred to their countries of origin.

Strengthened collaboration between visiting services
Now 10 national and regional visiting services, responsible for planning the many visits to Denmark, have agreed to enter into a networking collaboration to ensure better service of the green guests, but also provide the network with better opportunities for joint marketing, strategic work with delegations and the development of competences at the site visits.

The National Visiting Service State of Green has taken the initiative for cooperation. For many years, the public-private organisation has been a success of the State-Green Tours Visiting Service, but with the cooperation, local and regional work for professional decision makers will be strengthened.

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-The purpose of the visiting services is to strengthen Danish exports of green technology solutions, and it is often unnecessary that people in different places in Denmark work in parallel rather than collaborate. The network will surely streamline visitor services for the benefit of all, says Gry Brostrøm, Senior Project Manager at State of Green, who has initiated the new collaboration.

Publication ‘Tours Network Denmark’ launched today
The new network is called Tours Network Denmark. The partners of the Tours Network are all experts within their respective areas and have close ties with local frontrunners across the green Danish landscape.

Together, the new network has developed a ‘Tours Network Denmark’ publication that describes the 10 partners behind the network. It was launched today in House of Green during the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Annual Global Industry Team meeting.

Download Publication ‘Tours Network Denmark’

In the publication, you will meet the 10 partners behind the Tours Network and find inspiration for site visits across energy efficiency, renewables, waste and resource management, clean air, water and climate adaptation. If you are interested in visiting Denmark to explore these solutions and learn more about the concrete technologies, as well as connect with Danish stakeholders and share knowledge about green growth development, we encourage you to contact the Tours Network.

We hope you will feel inspired and look forward to welcoming you on a green tour in Denmark.

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