Transylvanian Highlands – ecotourism destination par excellence

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Colinele Transilvaiei - o destinatie de ecoturism de excelenta

Country/ies: Romania
Status: Actual projects
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 2 - Develop innovative tourism management, fully integrating the needs of local people and economies and other supporting sectors, and respecting he preservation of natural and cultural heritage
Duration of the project: from 07.2015 to 06.2019
Objectives and results of the project:

The overall objective is sustainable development of the Transylvanian Highlands destination, a predominantly rural area. Specific objectives: to set up a professional and long-term sustainable DMO structures; Ecotourism Destination certification; development and maintenance of ecotourism infrastructure; development and implementation of a communication and marketing plan of the destination.

Implementing organization / institution:

Mioritics Association,, 0040 727 642 858

Project partners:

World Wide Fund Romania, Asociatia de Ecoturism din Romania , Progresul Silvic, Asociatia Judeteana de Turism Sibiu, Fundatia Adept, Fundatia Mihai Eminescu, Consistoriul Evanghelic C.A., GAL Microregiunea Hartibaciu, GAL Dealurile Tarnavelor, GAL Podișul Mediașului, GAL Asociaţia Transilvană Braşov Nord

Total amount of the project: 384.000 LEI / 85.300 Euro
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Foundation/Green Entrepreneurship 2.0, Romanian - American Foundation and Romanian Environmental Partnership