Taiwan -「The Sea Woman’s Dream- Mao’ao Smile Bay Ecotourism Project」

A small and aged fishing village in Taiwan responds to overtourism through awareness and education.

Keywords: Tangible cultural heritage; Intangible heritage; Resident engagement and feedback; Promoting local products and services; Promoting local tourism employment; Natural resource protection; Nature conservation; Ecotourism; Culinary tourism; Fishing community; Cultural preservation; Collective community efforts; Community association; Focus on community benefits; Marine ecotourism destination; Marine environment preservation; Benefits for elderly; Promoting sustainable practices in restaurants; Marine resource products; Environmental education; Preparation of spaces for tourism; Cultural storytelling in tourism; Community training

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Sustainability Recognitions


Northeast and Yilan Coast also received QualityCoast and Green Destinations Award – Gold