Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park, Estonia
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park, Estonia

on

  • 2,836 views

Presentation "Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park, Estonia" at the 5th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and ...

Presentation "Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park, Estonia" at the 5th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
2,836
Views on SlideShare
2,828
Embed Views
8

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
85
Comments
0

1 Embed 8

http://www.slideshare.net 8

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park, Estonia Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy: case of Soomaa National Park Estonia Aivar Ruukel Estonian University of Life Sciences MMV 2010 - Wageningen, The Netherlands - 30 th May – 3 June 2010
  • 2. Soomaa – Land of Peat-Bogs
  • 3. Where is Soomaa?
  • 4. Soomaa - Capital of Estonian Wilderness
  • 5. Nature values – reasons why to visit Soomaa:
    • Large untouched mires, among them the largest raised bog in Estonia – Kuresoo;
    • Naturally meandering rivers;
    • Regular floods on rivers;
    • Floodplain and swamp forests;
    • Floodplain meadows;
    • Vascular plants orchids, wild cladiolus, Siberian Iris;
    • Eagles, woodpeckers, owls, great snipe and corn crake.
    • Elk, wild boar, beaver, wolf, lynx, brown bear
  • 6. Large untouched bogs
  • 7. Naturally meandering rivers
  • 8. Regular floods – a fifth season
  • 9. april 2010
  • 10.  
  • 11. Fifth Season
  • 12.  
  • 13. Living Culture of Dugout Canoes
  • 14.  
  • 15. Dugout-Canoe Building Camps since 1996
  • 16. Dugout-Canoe Trips on Ancient Waterway
  • 17. Floodplain Meadows
  • 18. Soomaa is RAMSAR and Importand Bird Area
  • 19. Nominated for UNESCO World Heritage list
  • 20. Home for big carnivores
  • 21. Wildlife Tracking
  • 22. Snow shoeing
  • 23. Kick-spark trips on frozen rivers
  • 24. Sustainable Tourism Strategy Vision Vision Soomaa NP that belongs to the network of European wilderness areas is the most popular wilderness tourism destination of the Baltic’s. Its tourism products base on wilderness experience, uniqueness of Soomaa, cultural heritage and quality service that are offered by the local tourism entrepreneurs and stakeholders.
  • 25. 1.Ecological aim – tourism supports the nature conservation objectives of the Soomaa NP 2.Economical aim – tourism supports local livelihood with creation of jobs and entrepreneurships 3.Social aim – tourism supports the welfare of local community and preservation of local way of life 4.Tourism development aim – Soomaa tourism products and services have strong quality and the tourism entrepreneurs are competitive and sustainable.
  • 26.
    • National park territory (39640 ha)
    • Other protected areas in the region (10770 ha)
    • Close surroundings of Soomaa NP (~52240 ha)
    • Further surroundings of Soomaa NP (~118300)
    Zoning for Sustainable Tourism
  • 27. Zoning for Sustainable Tourism
  • 28.  
  • 29. Partners in Collaboration
    • Cooperation Board of Soomaa -
    • Local PANPark Group
    • Enviromental Board
    • State Forest Center
    • Local Authorities
    • Friends of Soomaa
    • Soomaa Tourism Association
    • Village Groups
    • Green Riverland LEADER Group
  • 30. Soomaa Tourism Region
  • 31. EDEN Award 2009
  • 32. Challneges - Local Food
  • 33.  
  • 34. Bogshoeing – a True Wilderness Experience
  • 35.  
  • 36. Людмила Руукел +3725029793 [email_address] Контакты: Challenges in 2010 Marketing Plan 2010 - 2012
  • 37. Target Groups of Soomaa
  • 38. Local PAN Park partners
  • 39. Thank You!