9% of Croatia protected – can tourism help to achieve more?

[metaslider id=7052]Croatia, a world famous tourism destination, in particular for its “sun and sea” tourism, is also known for its most famous protected area and oldest national park, the Plitvice Lakes National ParkLess known is that Croatia has altogether 444 protected areas, includincluding 8 national parks, 2 strict reserves and 11 nature parks. However, they encompassing only 9% of the country. Whether more could be achieved with support of tourism and whether the special form of glamping tourism could exemplify high sustainability standards, benefit rural areas and finally could become an LT&C-Example, was the background of an LT&C workshop convened in Otočac, October 24-25.  Continue reading “9% of Croatia protected – can tourism help to achieve more?”