The 3rd CASSINI Hackathon: (Re)Visit Europe 🏖️
Explore new destinations as you uplift the tourism sector with resilience, sustainability and digitalisation during the 3rd CASSINI Hackathon.
The EU and regional and national governments needs your help to to revitalise tourism and create new, climate-friendly ways to access European destinations!
We’ve assembled problem solvers from across Europe to develop sustainable solutions that will stabilize and advance Europe's Tourism sector . Follow the projects tab from 12-14 May to see how the ideas are developing then join us on 19 May at 18:00 CET as the top teams pitch to become the overall winner of the hackathon at our Demo Day & Awards Ceremony.
The hackathon is open to anyone enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, tourism and EU space technologies. Embark on the challenge of your choice using one or a combination of the following tools:
Challenge #1: Finding sustainable destinations
Design products, devices or services that enable to reduce the carbon footprint of tourism travel. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to dive into the areas of carbon footprint measurement of travel, understanding travel patterns between cities/countries, alternative destinations and/or modes of transport, online travel agents and other intermediaries and new, disruptive travel concepts.
Challenge #2: Experiencing cities and cultures
Design products, devices or services that offer tourists a unique and sustainable experience of our cities and cultural heritage. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to explore topics such as crowd management and slow tourism, personal recommendations and itineraries, social recognition and social media, state-of-the-art, virtual travel experiences and support local businesses and communities
Challenge #3: Exploring nature with care
Design products, devices or services that can help offer tourists a unique and sustainable opportunity to explore our nature. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to focus on tourist information about the environmental state, conservation of local nature and biodiversity, generation of (new) routes, points of interest and activities, social recognition and social media and support local businesses and communities.
For full challenge descriptions, check out our website: https://hackathons.cassini.eu/hackers
*Please note that our challenges are referred to as 'Categories' inside the TAIKAI platform!