DestiMED brings together 13 protected areas to collectively develop, manage and promote ecotourism in the Mediterranean basin



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Listen to DestiMED Project Manager Carla Danelutti from IUCN Med discuss the key challenges related to sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean and tourism´s connection to the UN Sustainable...

I spent last week at ITB Berlin promoting MEET Network and #DestiMED Project, as well as exploring new partnerships and possibilities to support IUCN Med´s work on understanding and managing the net...

SPRING 2019 CALL FOR EXPERT TESTERS: From May to June 2019 DestiMED Project will be testing 4 new ecotourism packages in Italy and Albania, which have been refined thanks to feedback from tests last...


DestiMED using Ecological Footprint Methodology in launch of pilot tests


Ecotourism is touted as a green option to traditional vacations, but how green is it? And how do we measure that? Global Footprint Network is collaborating with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the project DestiMED, to answer that question by developing an innovative approach to measuring and reducing the environmental impact of tourism, based on the Ecological Footprint framework.


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DestiMED builds off the success of MEET (Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism), a European project that is now a non-profit association and Destination Management Organization (DMO). MEET was established with the intent of fostering a regional governance system that will coordinate, enhance and promote protected area ecotourism across the Mediterranean Basin. Click the link and learn more about MEET!

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