Carpathian Convention and sustainable tourism

This year 10th Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee was conducted in the capital of Hungary, Budapest on 11-13 December 2019. Sustainable Tourism Progress Report One of the reporting sections was dedicated to the Sustainable Tourism. The main presenter was Alina Szasz. Mrs.Szasz is the head of the Romanian Sustainable Tourism Center of the Carpathian...

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10th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee

10th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee (CCIC), will place on 11-13 December 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. Issues for discussion As usually, progress of each Protocol of the Carpathian Convention implementation will be presented during the event. And they will follow the Programme of Work of the Carpathian Convention 2018 – 2020. Moreover update...

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Ski resort or low impact tourism?

As a part of the Carpathian Convention Sustainable Tourism Working Group, European Wilderness Society is supporting sustainable development in the Carpathian region. Therefore, we are supporting initiative Group Free Svydovets in its effort to protect biodiversity, glacier lakes, old-growth forests and wildlife of the unique  Svydovets massif in Ukrainian Carpathians. On...

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Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee 2018

From 17th to 18th December 2018 the 9th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee (CCIC) took place in Vienna. Following the Carpathian Convention progress and events since several years, the European Wilderness Society attended this event as an observer. CC Working groups The Carpathian Convention implements their objectives through the work of...

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Meeting on sustainable tourism cooperation in Ukraine

Following some provisions of the recent meeting of the Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Centers(CSTCs) and stakeholders in Bratilasva, discussion dedicated to the further work of the CSTC Ukraine in Uzhhorod took place on 02 of February, 2018. Iryna Shchoka (European Wilderness Society), sustainable tourism expert Michael Meyer (Ecological Tourism in Europe), Valik...

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Meeting of the Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Centers

On the 25 and 26 of January, 2018 the meeting of the 3 Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Centres (CSTC) of Poland, Romania and Ukraine will take place during Tourism fair Slovakiatour in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Participants of the meeting will discuss: Joint work programme and indicators for the 3 CSTCs for 2018- 2020 yearsJoint reporting format to Tourism Working...

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Sustainable toursim further plans on Carpathian Convention COP 5

As we already informed our readers, on the 5th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Carpathian Convention, held on 10-12. October 2017 in Lillafüred, Hungary one of the Plenary sessions was dedicated to the Sustainable Tourism. After various interesting presentations such proposals we made: The Slovak Delegation presented its proposals for the future priorities of...

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Europe´s longest Mountainbike Trail calls for partners!

Cycling Tourism is one of the most fast growing tourism activities. In Germany more than four million active mountain bikers are known. In any area where long distance routes have been explored, described and promoted the number of guests increasing quickly. On the Danube Cycling Trail (started in 1984) more than 400,000 cyclists have been counted in 2010 and 680,000 in...

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Decisions in favour of Carpathians (Carpathian Convention COP 5)

Today on 10 of October,2017 the Conference of the Parties 5 (COP 5) of the Carpathian Convention started its work in Lillafured, Hungary. The location of the conference is very close to the Bukk (in Hungarian –beech) National Park and the participants not only from Carpathian countries, but also from other continents started the work with the observation of the forest...

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Carpathian Convention Sustainable Tourism 9th Meeting started

Today the 9th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention Sustainable Tourism Working Group started its work in Brasov, Romania. Representatives from Carpathian countries: reported about the work of  the National Tourism Task Forces and other related activities within each countrydiscussed transfer of information on the national implementation of the Carpathian Sustainable...

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9th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention´s Working Group on Sustainable Tourism

On September, 12 – 14 the 9th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention´s Working Group on Sustainable Tourism will take place in Brasov, Romania. The main purpose of the meeting is finalisation of the 5th Conference of the Parties Decisions for the Tourism Working Group as well as setting up priorities for the future. The Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Platform (CSTP) and...

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The most touristic region of Ukraine.

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