E+ Sustainable Tourism: Training for Tomorrow Webinar

On Monday November 23rd Europarc Federation will host a webinar entitled “Lifelong learning about Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: Discover the online learning platform.” to mark the launch of this unique online learning platform.

In this webinar, we’ll introduce an inspiring online learning platform, filled with key information on topics such as effective visitor communication, monitoring, conservation through tourism, … including interesting European case studies and follow up resources. It targets anyone with an interest in sustainable tourism in protected areas. 

Webinar programme

  1. Welcome by Carol Ritchie, EUROPARC Federation 
  1. Guided tour on the platform by Elke Hermans, Hasselt University, coordinator of the Erasmus+ STTfT project

    Introduction of the platform containing new and inspiring material on sustainable tourism for protected area stakeholders
  1. Testimonial of a platform user by Sara Zappini, Terme di Rabbi (IT)
  1. Case studies on Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas
    1. Gomera Experience: an inspiring tool to promote ecotourism for businesses in La Gomera (Spain) By Manuel Fernando Martín, Sustainable Tourism Association of La Gomera 
    2. Conservation through tourism – Mobilisation of volunteers for the creation and rehabilitation of mountain bike circuits By Olaf Holm, Parc naturel regional de la Montagne de Reims
  1. Let’s talk about it…

    All participants have the opportunity to exchange on the topics discusses and/or to ask questions.
  1. Announcement “Train the Trainer” Event

    Upcoming in 2021: an offer for potential trainers on Sustainable Tourism development in Protected Areas. 

This webinar has been powered by: the partners involved in the Erasmus+ project, i.e. Hasselt University, University of Hull, Europarc Federation, the Network of Ecotourism Professionals in Spain (‘Asociacion de Ecoturismo en Espana’), ‘Ente di Gestione per i Parchi e la Biodiversità Emilia Occidentale’ and ‘Montagne de Reims Nature Regional Park’.