Good practice destination Centrum Veronica Hostětín

Contributor Pavla Stankova
Country Czech Republic
  • Accommodation Providers
  • Conservation Management
  • cultural heritage
  • ecoact
Release date 10/12/2017
Landscape type Rural
  • Destination Management
  • Natural Heritage & Biodiversity
GSTC Criteria for Destinations
  • A4 Enterprise engagement and sustainability standards
  • A6 Visitor engagement and feedback
  • B6 Property and user rights
  • C4 Traditional access
  • D: Environmental sustainability
  • D.2. Protection of sensitive environments
Marketplace category Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Type Best Practice Destination (Best Practice Destination)
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Good Practice Innovation Sheet
Výsledek obrázku pro centrum veronica hoÅ¡tětín      Výsledek obrázku pro centrum veronica hoÅ¡tětín
Items Description
1. WHO
Key people and organisations (initiator, leader, partners)  Centrum Veronica Hostětín
 Centrum is part of Ecological institut Veronica
Key Figures Surface Inhabitants Tourism arrivals Tourism nights
 354m2  N/A  No data  No data
2. WHY
Reason for taking the good practice action Main purpose of this facility is to show practical examples of implemented model projects and the results of their monitoring that the relationship to nature, local resources and traditions, together with considerate management, can protect the environment and the global climate, economically stabilize the countryside and solve unemployment even in relatively remote areas.
Issues and challenge Place is in remote area; implementation of traditional ways of management; use of local products and materials.
3. HOW
Methods /steps / tools used (to develop the good practice) Cooperation with local farmers, support of traditional ways of farming and traditions, support of local economy by building accommodation premises for tourists, using of biomass for heating; creation of website to inform public.
Specific/measurable results, benefits 25 beds in 2- to 4-bed rooms with private bathroom with eco-friendly service. Furnished with FSC-certified wood furniture, maximum use of environmentally friendly products and natural materials.
Home made Food with preference for Local Products, Organic Food and Fair Trade Products.
Certified as an "environmental friendly service".
Recognitions (e.g. awards)  Czech environmental friendly services label
Lessons learned  Traditional ways of farming are atractive for tourists.
Challenges met  Use mainly of local products; getting tourists even to the remote area.
Critical success factors  Good realtionship with neigbours; know-how; team who aims for success.
6. MORE 
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