S&T MED Network

The S&T Med Network is a Partnership Framework launched as a follow-up to the S&T Med Project. It is a strategic partnership to bring sustainable tourism from theory to practice in Med Coastal Destinations as well as to encourage new genuine and durable partnerships for the sustainable development of Mediterranean Coastal Destinations.

The Network aims to be a hub to help Med Coastal destinations to grow wisely through tourism, supporting Destination Management Organizations to create an integrated, sustainable and long-term approach to destination management.

The network is led by the Italian Ministry of Heritage (MIBACT) and co-lead by all
founding members.

Key stakeholders and target beneficiaries:

  1. Governments at all levels
  2. International Organizations
  3. Tourism value chain (hotels, tour operators, transport providers, food and beverage providers, and other tourism enterprises of all sizes)
  4. SMEs and large enterprises in the tourism chain
  5. Attractions
  6. Coastal Destination communities
  7. Natural and cultural heritage sites and protected areas