Every two years, the EUROPARC network of Sustainable Destinations applying the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas methodology comes together to exchange experience and best practice. With visitor pressure increasing in many European Protected Areas, we need to look at tourism with a different mindset.
The next meeting is entitled “The social and cultural impacts of tourism: exploring a sustainable response”. It will take place in Tzoumerka, Acheloos Valley, Agrafa and Meteora National Park, in Greece from 9 to 11 April followed by post-conference excursions.
How to manage visitor flows? How to increase the social and economic benefits to local communities? There will be inspiring keynote speakers in the plenary session, intense (and very practical) workshops and amazing field trips in the Park.