EcoDev participated in the Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube region – New Perspectives. On the occasion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) organised this International Conference.
The objective of the Conference was to showcase the Danube as a potential resource in development of joint tourism products, experiences and promotion platforms. Participants got insights to the present state of tourism policies in selected countries, in order to understand the potential gaps and identify cooperation options.
The main goal of the Conference was to exchange experiences involving tourism activities in the Danube region, to introduce implemented and future perspective projects and to create mutual cooperation platform in field of sustainable tourism.
The participants of the Conference had a chance to discuss joint policies and strategies which could be used in laying the framework for sustainable tourism development, investment and promotion in the Danube Region and beyond. They had opportunity to address key issues such as skills development, sustainability, transnational cooperation and innovation, with the aim to identify flagship projects for transnational cooperation in the Danube Region.