Project Selection

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.

Project requirements

A) The projects represent elements of one of the following dimensions of sustainability:

  • Environmental/ecological
  • Economic
  • Social/cultural

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.

Project Nomination Sheet
Selection Criteria Catalogue