Is your initiative financially and organizationally sustainable? If not, what is required to make it so? What is the potential demand for your innovation?
We have recieved small grants from our government bodies for training materials and workshops. We have not been supported for marketing Estonian Ecotourism abroad.
How is your initiative currently financed? If available, provide information on your finances and organization that could help others. Please list: Annual budget, annual revenue generated, size of part-time, full-time and volunteer staff.
In 2006 and 2007 we have recieved from Estonian Tourist Board a grant of ca 700 EUR for educational materials and seminar for training local tourism bussinesses.
What is your plan to expand your approach? Please indicate where/how you would like to grow or enhance your innovation, or have others do so.
Estonian Ecotourism Quality Label was established in 2000and was renewed in 2006. We would like to collaborate with similar networks in neighboring countries.
What are the main barriers you encounter in managing, implementing, or replicating your innovation? What barriers keep your program from having greater impact?
Lack of human resource for co-ordinating work, lack of skill for Internet Marketing.