18-19 May 2017 - Larnaca (CY)
Following the project's official launch on 2-3 March in Florence, partners held their 2nd project meeting on 18-19 May in Larnaca, Cyprus. The main themes discussed were the ongoing activities and concrete implementation of two project pilots, the first one dedicated to the collection and sharing the data on M&C tourism indicators at tourism destination level and the second one about the development and implementation of the Green beach model. The meeting also served to coordinate the external events that will be organized in the framework of the project to disseminate the main outcomes to other regions of the Mediterranean, through a pilot test with the destinations selected for this purpose, besides of a system of indicators which will assist the coastal destinations in a more sustainable management of tourism, and to support their policies in this area. Partners presented more than 15 destinations, located in 4 different countries and 5 different regions - Andalusia, Catalunya, Cyprus, Istria, Tuscany that already agreed to participate in MITOMED+ activities and implement one or both pilot actions. The meeting was completed with the study visit to Cyprus green beaches.