Category Archives: Carpathian Convention

7th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention WG on Sustainable Tourism

The 7th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention Working Group on Sustainable Tourism took place on 18 – 20 May 2015, in Aggtelek National Park, Hungary.
Greentourism Ecological Association contributed as observer together with representatives of several NGOs like ETE, CEEWEB, WWF, European Wilderness Society and ARD Zakarpattya and representatives of the seven Carpathian countries.
The main goal of the meeting was the review of progress on first year implementation of the Protocol on Sustainable Tourism and of the Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development of the Carpathians.
The discussion focused on establishing an online Carpathian platform to facilitate networking among interested stakeholders, to exchange information and best practices, to share common mechanisms and resources to support the implementation of the Protocol and the Strategy on Sustainable Tourism.

Discussing the future of green tourism in the Carpathians at TTR 2015

On 12 of March, at Romexpo, Pav H3, Hall 1 “Green Amphitheatre” gathered students who choose careers in tourism from Agronomic Studies University for a debate on sustainable development of tourism in the Carpathians. The event was occasioned by the participation of our association to the Romanian Tourism Fair 2015. Students shared their

The role and place in Europe of Wallachian traditional peasant culture

Vallachian civilization show striking similarities across the Carpathians in terms of ethnography, folklore and rural economy and it has a common part of the vocabulary, kept both in dialectal archaism and in the mountain toponymy. Everywhere, symbols carved in wooden objects are similar. Basically, if we except the appearance of