Sustainable Tourism as a development tool in 3 villages

Implementation period: 2006-2009p3-Turismo 1

Area of intervention:  Manabí  and Pichincha regions, Ecuador.

Sector of intervention: Local Development, Employment creation in the tourism sector.

Beneficiaries: 600 people (entrepreneurs, tourist guides and members of cooperatives)  

Total costs: 170.108,31 €

Financed by: Government of Cantabria,Directorate of European Affairs and Cooperation for Development..

Achieved outcomes:

  • Implementation of a Basic Standard System and best practices in Sustainable Tourism
  • The development of 3 communitary tourism experiences helped to develop cultural revitalization processes as a requirement for tourism activity.
  • Participation and equity principia were transferred to tourism supply chain in the 3 initiatives.p3-turismo 2