Sustainable Tourism for Development Guidebook (2013)

The Sustainable Tourism for Development study has been prepared by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the financial support of the European Commission (EC) Directorate-General Development and Cooperation, within the framework of the project “Enhancing capacities for Sustainable Tourism for Development in Developing Countries” (Grant contract DCI-MULTI-2011/280-663). The purpose of the project is to enhance a common understanding and commitment about Sustainable Tourism, and to demonstrate how it is a vehicle to foster economic and social growth, through the achievement of the develo

Governance of Cultural Routes

NECSTouR within its task force aims at elaborating an outline to analyse the governance of certified Routes The outline also aims at preparing cultural routes at the regional level in order to provide information on how the region is involved in developing cultural routes in various areas. The outline also concerns the modalities of mapping the financial, human and marketing management of cultural routes. The document is aimed, finally, at collecting data on the Cultural Routes per se and on the means and way of Regional Governance.

Organizational and Management Structure of the candidate ECR of Saints Cyril and Methodius

In the interest of managing the preparation and implementation of ECR CM, the Zlín Region and the East-Moravian Tourist Authority will establish an organization for further expanding and developing the activities implemented within the framework of this project. Establishing the professional association of legal entities "European Cultural Route of Saints Cyril and Methodius" according to the Civil Code of the Czech Republic, which the Board of the Zlín Region approved by its resolution no.

Signposting of hiking, skiing & off-road cycling paths

Marking is governed by its methodology. Tourism marking system in the Czech Republic is the most reliable and best not only in Europe but also in the world. Rules and Methodology of Czech tourism marking system are applied even in some neighbouring states. Marking of hiking paths and their regular maintenance is one of the most important activities of the Czech Tourism Club (CTC). They are engaged in marking of hiking paths since 1889 and in marking of cycling and cross-country skiing paths since 1997. At the end of 2008, the Czech Republic indicated a total of 40782 km of hiking paths.

NECSTouR - Statute

The objective of this instrument is to show the functioning governance of the NECSTour network. The network gathers a total of 57 members (27 full members, 30 associated members). The instrument also indicates members' rights and obligations, structure of NECSTouR’s bodies and their role and involvement in the network.


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