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Sustainable Tourism Actions in Romania (STAR):

capacity building and awareness raising measures for sustainable tourism

Main objectives:

  • Strengthening of sustainability consciousness of the businesses (SMEs) and DMOs in ecotourism;
  • Develop instruments and competencies of sustainability assessment and strengthening of sustainability consciousness in the mainstream tourism industry in Romania;
  • Strengthening the sustainability consciousness of the public that is likely to travel in Romania due to ecotourism attractions.


  • Duration: 18 May 2018 – 17 May 2020
  • Lead partner: Ecotrans
  • AER’s budget: 202.742 EUR (102.246 EUR AER contribution)
  • Funding source: German Environmental Foundation
  • Coordinator: Bogdan Papuc