Work Package 3: Sustainable Tourism Strategy

Lead: Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS)

Activity 1: Inventory and review of the current status of tourism in the Wadden Sea region to identify opportunities and challenges of the World Heritage designation and possible developments in the tourism sector (10/2011 – 02/2012)


Activity 2: Regional stakeholder workshops to find a common understanding for the developing of a sustainable tourism strategy and to show the added value of the World Heritage designation for socio-economic development and nature values.

Development of visions, aims and principles for sustainable tourism and the relevance for regional development and benefits. Development of tourism strategy through consultations with the regional stakeholders (03/2012 – 11/2012)


Activity 3: Development of an action plan which can be implemented by the regional partners and contain concrete marketable tourism offers and products (in line with main principles) to be developed on a transnational level (12/2012 – 03/2012)