Ecotourism in the Bison Land

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Ecoturism în Ținutul Zimbrului

Country/ies: Romania
Status: Actual projects
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: from 07.2015 to 06.2019
Objectives and results of the project:

The aim of the project is to stablish and to promote the Bison Land as a ecotouristic destination. In the same time to realize the proper infrastructure, to grow the number of tourists through the development of services offered by the tourism economic agents. In this way the objectives of the project are to realize the proper infrastructure, to develop the ecotourism services attracting more tourists in the area, to develop the management capacity, to promote the destination in the field of ecotourism. These are realized through a variety of activities by a partnership between local organizations working on the tourism and ecotourism field on the local level, but also municipalities.
Results of the project which can be mentioned: initiate the area as a ecotourism destination, set and development of the specific infrastructure, ensure the participatory involvement of the local community, promotion of the local cultural heritage, training of the key persons in the area, etc.

Implementing organization / institution:

Asociatia Tinutul Zimbrului

Total amount of the project: 401,271 RON /89172 euro
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Green Entrepreneurship 2.0 program – Development of ecotourism destinations in Romania, Romanian Environment Partnership Foundation, Romanian- American Foundation