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This week DestiMED ‘s team of ecotourism experts will be visiting visit Riviera di Ulisse Regional Park in Italy to test this Protected Area ecotourism package! The park is situated in a territory deeply embedded in tales of the mythical Ulysses....

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From 9 to 10 April, DestiMED project visited Albania to offer a training session for ecotourism tour operators and tour leaders focused on interpretation and guiding.

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We are excited to present Nizar Hani, Director of the UNESCO Shouf Biosphere Reserve in Lebanon as the new President of the MEET Network. Nizar is a passionate conservationist, who has worked hard to preserve species such as wolves, striped hyenas,...

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Last week, DestiMED interviewed the team in Kornati National Park in Croatia, including park Project Manager Valentina Bracanov and local tour operator Tina Vickov about their experiences and most valuable learnings during the project.

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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 Development Goals in this podcast from Travindy (Audio in...

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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 impact of coastal tourism in the Mediterranean. It...

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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 year. The parks have been hard at work with their...

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OPEN PROCUREMENT: In the framework of DestiMED project, WWF Adria announces an open procurement for Technical support for activities needed to provide the baseline data to develop the Mediterranean ecotourism destinations standards – development and...

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By helping launch MEET Network, DestiMED is helping connect tourism and conservation in protected areas across the Mediterranean Region.

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DestiMED has completed its third round of testing ecotourism packages designed to support conservation of Mediterranean protected areas.

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