the "Qualità Parco" ("Park Quality") logo is a local environmental/marketing certification project launched after the Park obtained ISO 14001 certification in 2001 (the first in Europe) to promote the environmental quality philosophy, involving local businesses and residents - tourist service providers, food and agricultural companies, schools and typical holiday accommodation. The project rewards companies who satisfy the requisites of safeguarding the environment and close links with the local area and who share in the culture of the Park by granting them use of the "Qualità Parco" logo. General objective The initiative aims to promote tourism and a sustainable development philosophy in harmony with the objectives of safeguarding and enhancing the local area. It focuses on reducing the environmental impacts of both businesses and individuals. The concept of certified environmental quality among local businesses and residents represents an incentive to the spread of a new environmental culture/education.
CETS - ECST
The European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (ECST) is a practical management tool that enables protected areas to develop tourism sustainably.
The core element of the Charter is working in partnership with all relevant stakeholders to develop a common sustainable tourism strategy and an action plan on the basis of a thorough situation analysis
The "Ecoristorazione Trentino" certificate requires the respect of mandatory criteria and optinale criteria with a final minimum score of 24 out of 74 points.
The regulation involves 5 areas: