At the local level of cities and counties, new alliances and partnerships emerged in recent years. Total is the tourist operator landscape in Asturias a complex relationship and network structure, which contributes to determining the destination of Asturias as a tourist destination. In the medium-term strategic planning of determining destination in Asturias, the tourist operators have set to a continuation and deepening of the strategy for sustainable tourism development. Tourism is a mainstay for safeguarding prosperity and the generation of jobs in the coming years. Asturias is the market leader for nature-orientated tourism in Spain on. A deepening of cooperation with the neighboring provinces to the tourist marketing of the Green Spain”and of the Pilgrim’s way include a focus on the design of the destination in the coming years. A third of the area of Asturias is UNESCO biosphere reserves as protected nature.
The natural spaces of REDES, Somiedo, Muniellos, Oscos-EO and the Picos de Europa National Park belong to the UNESCO World Heritage site. Goal is to provide a coherent large-scale area of Northern Spain mountains as heritage of humanity under international protection. The designation of biosphere reserves is carried out by the UNESCO, a specialized agency of the United Nations. In biosphere reserves, exemplary concepts for the protection, management and development of unique natural areas will be developed and implemented. In practice, the reserves offer the local population in Asturias the opportunity to implement sustainable development at regional level and global related and thus contribute to the preservation of ecological diversity. The number and size of biosphere reserves in the small province of Asturias is unique in Europe. The expulsion by the strategy of sustainable development in Asturias, especially in the field of sustainable tourism development was possible. She has contributed significantly to the acceptance and the active participation of the population in the biosphere reserves. More about Asturias in Internet