A transnational meeting of the project ECO TOURISM TRAILS took place in Nestorio, on Friday 26 September 2014, from 10.00 a.m until 15.00 p.m., at the Conference Hall of the Municipality of Nestorio with the participation of all partners. The partners presented their activities so far:
Callisto presented the Opening, Mapping, Creation and Signaling of the thematic bear eco-trail in Nestorio, which was completed in October 2013. For this work, scientists (4 experts) and volunteers (19 persons) participated. Callisto also mentioned the study made on the conservation status and needs of the trail, on the signs for the visitors (tourists, students), on the habitat.
The representatives of the Municipality of Korce presented their work: The project logo was designed, the information leaflets were prepared and published, a database on touristic information (hotels, museums, monuments, events, tour operators etc.) was created, two (2) eco trails were designed and are going to be marked: 1. Dardha scenic trail, 2.“Rinia”Park Scenic trail. Then, they presented the 2 tourism packages 1. Korce – Voskopoje – Dardhe, is offered for 2 nights/3 days, and 2. Pogradec – Voskopoja - Prespa is offered for 6 nights/7days.
The representatives of the Municipality of Nestorio presented the web site of the project and the e-learning platform, along with the two educational packages that will be uploaded on “Ecotourism” and “Ecotourism Marketing”. They also briefly presented their study for the 2 eco-tourism trails they are going to develop 1. River Party – Kondari and 2. Nestorio-Tsouka.