15.05.2015

Tourism and nature conservation strengthen collaboration in the Wadden Sea World Heritage

At a one-day final project conference in Hamburg on 12 May 2015, representatives of the three Wadden Sea states, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands as well as stakeholders from the business and conservation communities discussed the results of the transnational PROWAD project and explored the possibility of continuing this collaboration in the future. [more]
30.04.2015 Conference, Sustainable Tourism

PROWAD Final Conference in Hamburg on 12 May

The final conference of the PROWAD project give participants and key stakeholders from around the Dutch-German-Danish Wadden Sea the opportunity to share experiences and initiatives. It is envisaged to encourage future networks and upcoming project participants. [more]
09.03.2015 Exhibition, Sustainable Tourism, tourism fair

The Wadden Sea World Heritage at ITB 2015

For the first time, the Wadden Sea World Heritage was jointly presented by all three countries at the ITB Berlin, one of the world’s largest tourism fair, held from 4-8 March 2015. We were represented with a booth and a large photo exhibition in the sustainable tourism hall, as well as at panel discussions and stage presentations. In addition, every day one of the various partners presented examples of how World Heritage can be experienced in their region. [more]
19.02.2015 competence centre, workhop

Trilateral Workshop discusses feasibility of a World Heritage Competence Centre

20 representatives from the Wadden Sea Board, States Parties, science and NGOs gathered at the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat on 18 February 2015 to discuss the feasibility of and options for the establishment of a Wadden Sea World Heritage Competence Centre. The workshop was prepared and facilitated by Dr. Andy Brown, an international advisor. [more]
13.02.2015

The Wadden Sea at the ITB Berlin

The Wadden Sea World Heritage and PROWAD will participate at the world´s leading travel trade show in Hall 4.1.b. “Adventure Travel & Responsible Tourism” which is an international forum for sustainable tourism at the ITB. [more]
13.01.2015

The Wadden Sea from a bird's perspective

Never-seen photographs by Martin Stock and Pieter de Vries show the diversity of the Wadden Sea from a bird's perspective and the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. [more]
18.12.2014 Book

A new view on the Wadden Sea

A new book by Martin Stock and Pieter de Vries is now avialable in the bookshops and provides inspiring aerial photograps from Texel in the Netherland, across the German Wadden Sea up the Skallingen in Denmark. [more]
03.12.2014 Sustainable Tourism, World Heritage

Wadden Sea best known Dutch World Heritage Site

On behalf of the National Agency for Cultural Heritage (RCE) a survey on the awareness, appreciation and visit of the nine Dutch World Heritage Sites was carried out in the Netherlands early 2014. The results have now been published. [more]
13.11.2014 Denmark, Sustainable Tourism

Dorte Mandrup designs Wadden Sea Center for Denmark’s largest National Park

The city of Esbjerg has selected Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter through a competition to extend and refurbish the Wadden Sea Center in Vester Vedsted. A UNESCO World Heritage area, the Wadden Sea is Denmark’s largest National park. [more]
10.10.2014 Prowad, Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable tourism in the Wadden Sea World Heritage – presented as role model at the II. Russian Scientific and Practical Conference in Irkutsk – Siberia.

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation together with the Institute of Geography, Irkutsk organized in September a multi-day conference on aspects of innovation in the tourism sector and possibilities for promoting tourism in the Baikal region, taking into account environmental and sustainable aspects. [more]
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