Certificate Eco-Romania

The Ecotourism Certification System developed by AER has adapted the international experience to the Romanian context. It is based on the Nature and Ecotourism Accreditation Programme promoted by the Australian Ecotourism Association (NEAP is the first accreditation system in ecotourism) and on Nature’s Best developed by the Swedish Ecotourism Association (the first accreditation system in ecotourism in the northern hemisphere).

The Ecotourism Certification System addresses two different categories of applicants:

ecotourism programmes / tours provided by tour-operators (i.e. eco-tours of maximum 15 participants),

small-scale accommodation structures in rural and natural areas (of maximum 25 rooms / camping
Certifying Organisation
Association of Ecotourism in Romania (AER)
Partner Organisation/s
 There is an independent certification committee composed of:
    • One representative of AER;
    • One professor from the University of Suceava;
    • One representative of the Centre for Protected Areas and Sustainable Development Bihor.
    License Period
    3 years
    Certified Tourism (nr)

    9 travel packages

    More than 30








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    Organisation Association of Ecotourism in Romania
    Postal Address Str. Lungă 175, Brașov, 500051
    Phone Number 0040 368 441 084
    Fax Number 0040 368 441 084
    Webpage http://www.eco-romania.ro/en/reteaua-eco-romania/certification-system - open in new window
    Released 18/12/2022
    Country Romania
    Certified categories
    • Travel Packages Travel Packages
    • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
    • Camping Camping
    Operational level National
    Sustainability Comprehensive
    Credibility On-site audit
    • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
    • Standard published online for free