To celebrate the work of Protected Areas and their engagement in sustainable tourism management, EUROPARC Federation with the kind support of MEP Ramon Tremosa i Balcells who hosted the event in the European Parliament, organised the Charter Award Ceremony for the year 2016.
On the 7th December 2016, 19 Sustainable Destinations were awarded the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas. Among them, 11 have committed for the first time to the principles of the Charter and 8 have renewed their commitment. The Charter Network, which has been growing over the past 20 years, counts now 157 Sustainable Destinations in 19 European countries.
This is an excerpt from an article published by EUROPARC. To see the list of winners and read the full article, visit 19 Sustainable Destinations awarded in Brussels – Charter Award Ceremony 2016.