Good practice destination Beekeeping farm Kozmus

Contributor marija imperl
Country Slovenia
  • ecoact
Personal title PhD
First name Peter
Last name Kozmus
Organisation Beekeeping KOZMUS
Postal address Pilštanj 62, 3261 Lesično
Phone 00 386 3 80 90 221
Cell phone 00 386 41 352 997
Release date 03/01/2018
Landscape type Rural
  • Natural Heritage & Biodiversity
GSTC Criteria for Destinations
  • A11 Risk and crisis management
  • B3 Supporting local entrepreneurs and fair trade
  • B6 Property and user rights
  • D1 Protection of sensitive environments
  • D.2. Protection of sensitive environments
  • D.3. Wildlife protection
Marketplace category Activities Activities
Type Best Practice Destination (Best Practice Destination)
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Good Practice Innovation Sheet
Items Description
1. WHO
Key people and organisations (initiator, leader, partners) Beekeeping farm KOZMUS
Peter Kozmus PhD
Key Figures (Kozje municipality) Surface Inhabitants Tourism arrivals Tourism nights
89,7 km² 3077 No data No data
2. WHY
Reason for taking the good practice action Promotion of beekeeping, protecting and preserving bees, informing and educating, additional income, promotion of the farm, proof of excellence
Issues and challenge Creating a quality API experience, complying with some of the certificate standards 
3. HOW
Methods /steps / tools used (to develop the good practice) Offering quality Slovenian bio, organic products, good homemade products, preparing and creating a good wholesome API experience, informing and educating
Specific/measurable results, benefits Earned 3 bees of the certificate, increasing number of visitors, further development of the farm offer and apitourism
Recognitions (e.g. awards) All 3 bees of the Apitourism Certificate of Excellence, their work was presented worldwide (in Austria, Croatia, Serbia, France, India, Ireland, Argentina, Ukraine and South Korea);
Lessons learned The apitourism certificate offers an additional way of promotion, it's attractive for tourists and helps with environment perservation.
Challenges met Fusing green destinations, apiculture and travel, educating and informing people on the importance of bees and beekeeping, brand development
Critical success factors Complying with certificate standards, offering a good apiproduct and quality service
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