Folder 2013 - 2015

Integration von Biodiversitätsaspekten in aktuelle CSR Prozesse im Tourismus / Integration of biodiversity into CSR processes in tourism

Analysis of more than 20 labels and awards for tourism in Germany and recommendations to strengthen their biodiversity criteria for businesses, destinations and tour operators. Integration of recommendations in labels/awards, compilation and publication of their awarded/ certified tourism in a Green Travel Germany map on DestiNet. (2013-2015)

Projektinformation - DE          project information - EN 



European Ecotourism Knowledge Network (2011-2013)

Partner of the Life Long Learning project with special focus on the development of indicators for the European Ecotourism Labelling Standard and the setting up of a European Ecotourism Network. The project is coordinated by Prisma (Athens)



The province of Isparta/Turkey starts a 2-years project with partners in Turkey, Greece, Slovenia, Italy and Germany: INSPIRECO (Inspiring new vocations in Ecotourism: a case study for Isparta) is supported by the European Leonardo da Vinci - Life Long Learning Programme. ECOTRANS is facilitating the use of DestiNet, Ecolnet and Fast-Lain results for knowledge exchange, training and  networking from local to international level. October 2012 - September 2014.

 site on DestiNet


site on DestiNet

Contributions to International Initiatives & Events

  • Ferienmesse, Vienna (2013)
  • SUSTAIN Conference, Brussels (2013)
  • ITB Berlin (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • GSTC workshop, Hannover (2013)
  • Sustainable Tourism Conference, Malta (2013)
  • European Ecotourism conference, Brashov (2013)
  • Europarc Deutschland – Nationale Naturlandschaften (2014)
  • Sustainable Mountain Tourism Alliance, Chur (2015)
  • BMUB – Nachhaltiger Tourismus workshop, Berlin (2015)
  • European Parliament –TRAN committee (2015)
  • Luzern World Tourism Conference (2015)
  • Green Week, Brussels (2015)
  • Sustainable Tourism +20 conference, Vitoria-Gasteiz (2015)