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Participatory approaches and good governance to improve rural areas and develop tourist destinations.


Sustainable tourism


Perfect if you are interested in…
Destination management, destination marketing, destination start-ups, innovative tourist products, green hospitality

Territorial planning and animation
Turning the results we get from our research into real social innovation and sustainable tourism. We carry out management and development plans for tourist destinations using participatory methods, with attention to the themes of tourism and related products of destination development.

Promotion and certification of sustainable tourism
We are members of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council: the independent organization pertaining to the UN World Tourism Organization that has developed the first sustainability standard for tourism. Our team has the training and experience to provide targeted support to destinations interested in taking this certification path. Discover GSTC certification.


Rural development


Perfect if you are interested in…
Marginal areas, protected areas, mountain areas, countryside, rural development plans, local action groups, territorial marketing, competitiveness, innovation, participation

Techniques, strategies and paths for local development
We value rural and natural areas through participatory design strategies and techniques, we strengthen competitiveness through territorial marketing tools, we transfer innovation to improve the economic, social and environmental conditions of rural areas. We improve land management by providing monitoring, evaluation and financing services for development processes, with particular attention on governance and local specificities.