The EDEN VII Project
The present program is a continuation of the
initiative European Destinations of Excellence (European Destinations of
Excellence - EDEN) launched in 2006 by the European Commission. Since
2014 the program continues to be implemented under the framework of
The overall aim of the initiative is “to draw
attention to the value, diversity and shared characteristics of European
tourist destinations and to promote destinations where the economic
growth objective is pursued in such a way as to ensure the social,
cultural and environmental sustainability of tourism”. For those reasons
the National Tourism Representatives of the European member states as
well as EU Candidate countries will select the Best Tourism Destination
of their country.
The Project is related to “Local Gastronomy”.
The selected destinations will be promoted by the European Commission
and the participating countries in the EDEN project, promoting their
diversity, uniqueness and quality.
Tourism Organisation (CTO) is one of the National Tourism
Representatives selected by the European Commission to implement the
EDEN VII project in Cyprus. CTO is inviting entries to its Cyprus EDEN
VII Competition for the selection of the Best Tourism Destination on the
theme “Tourism and Local Gastronomy”. Additional information on the
Eligibility Criteria, the
Application Form, the
Submission Instructions, and the
Evaluation Criteria are available
on this website.
The deadline of the submission of applications
is Monday 13 July, 2015 at 12:00.
CTO has set up an EDEN VII Help Desk aiming to
support candidates for filling-out and submitting their Application
Form. The winning destination for Cyprus will be promoted in Cyprus and
Cyprus Tourism Organisation
19 Lemesos Avenue
2112 Lefkosia, Cyprus