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 researcher from the National Institute of Tourism Research and Development.
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 Braşov 500500, Romania
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 3rd party audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free