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“MEET Drops of Knowledge” #4 – MEET Ecotourism Manual

MEET network is proud to share, as fourth entry of the “Drops of Knowledge” series, the newly published “MEET Manual – A guide to discover the MEET approach”.

The purpose of this Manual is to provide local people, businesses, NGOs and especially protected area managing bodies with a clear pathway to plan and enhance ecotourism in […]

“MEET Drops of Knowledge” #3 – MEET Success factors

MEET Network is happy to share the third entry of the “Drops of Knowledge” Ecotourism series.

This time we would like to share a video of MEET project manager, Luca Santarossa, presenting MEET project approach and success factors during IUCN World Parks Congress held in Sydney, Australia in November 2014.

The video is part of the “UNDP […]

Are you a cheese lover? Check out LactiMED tourism route…

We are very glad to use MEET Network blog as a hub for sharing news and information of what is going on about sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region!

This time we give the floor to “LactiMED” project, an initiative  aimed to foster the production and distribution of typical and innovative dairy products in the Mediterranean […]

“MEET Drops of Knowledge” #2 – Survey of Ecotourism Best practices!

MEET Network is happy to share the second entry of the “Drops of Knowledge” Ecotourism series.

This time we are sharing a collection of Ecotourism best practices, prepared during MEET project by Europarc Italy – Federparchi with the support of the rest of the partners, to learn lessons form the best international experiences on-ecotourism, in order […]

“MEET” Cévennes national park ecotourism experience

In this last blog entry, we are glad to share a text by Ginger Warder of her experience during MEET fam trip in Cèvennes National Park, straight from GoNomad website a great supporter of MEET Tours! Enjoy!

A Locavore’s Tour of Cévennes National Park
“When I was invited to test an ecotourism itinerary titled Hiking Up a […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Ecotourism, FamTrips, MEET Network, Protected Areas, Sustainability|0 Comments

Launching “MEET Drops of Knowledge” ecotourism series!

MEET Network is happy to share with all its “Drops of Knowledge” Ecotourism series.

The “Drops of Knowledge” ecotourism series aims at putting in value the work done and the lessons learned, sharing materials, presentations, documents and interesting facts…fruit of Mediterranean Experience of EcoTourism journey and beyond.

This first entry focuses on Environmental Interpretation in Protected Areas, […]

Have you seen nature untamed? Discover Dana Nature Reserve

Tourism definitely hasn’t been booming in Jordan since it’s neighbour Syria became the weekly headline news for all the wrong reasons.
Jordanians like to say things like “we are a peaceful country with naughty neighbours”, but it is clear that the country is hurting from being unceremoniously dropped from people’s bucket list.
On my first walk down […]

By |November 25th, 2015|MEET Network|0 Comments

Tourism & Terrorism: Can we help to drive peace?

A good place to live is often a good place to visit. But what approach should be taken when a country’s tourism industry and the livelihoods of local people are facing the challenges of current or past conflict? In the wake of the Paris and Beirut attacks, we need to acknowledge that even though terrorism is a […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Ecotourism, Peace|0 Comments

Putting the ‘Eco’ into Ecotourism: MEET@WTM ’15

Aside from a participatory, collaborative approach involving protected area management agencies working with local tour operators, homestay owners and communities, the ‘eco’ in the MEET ecotourism packages involves a contribution to the conservation of Mediterranean protected areas. This may be through involving travellers in a concrete conservation activity, such as planting a baby Cedar tree […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Ecotourism, Marketing, MEET Network, Protected Areas|0 Comments

Are you an ecotourism expert? We’re calling on your expertise!

MEET Test Tours: Tunisia & Jordan

The MEET project follows a participatory planning process based on the Europarc Federation’s ECST, which involves protected area managers working with local tour operators and service providers to develop ecotourism activities within Mediterranean protected areas.

This is the first time this kind of approach has been applied, and each package developed […]

By |October 15th, 2015|MEET Network|0 Comments