As part of an intensive research, PESTO screened EU projects from different funding programmes dealing with sustainable tourism developments and collect them in a project pool.
A) The projects represent elements of one of the following dimensions of sustainability:
Further details on the dimensions can be found here.
B) The projects did not end earlier than in 2012 or show a clear sustainable character in their products or outcomes.
Subsequently, an international team of experts selected 20 of the most promising projects according to defined criteria for special promotion activities.