Asociația de Dezvoltare Intercomunitară Harghita (Harghita Community Development Association) (37 municipalities from Harghita county) undertakes its activities in the field of tourism, cultural heritage and environmental protection in Harghita county (Transylvania, Romania). The association was founded at the initiative of Harghita County Council, on 17 December 2009. We organize events, and conferences, publish brochures about the values of the county and create programme guides for tourists.
The objective of Asociația de Dezvoltare Intercomunitară Harghita (Harghita Community Development Association) is the establishment and development of long-term cooperation with the municipalities of Harghita county, implementation of projects at national and international levels which contribute to the development and promotion of the county tourism and as well to the conservation of the protected areas.
Our main activities are:
- Development and promotion of tourism and culture: increasing the capacity of accessing funds regarding the development and promotion of tourism and culture; developing the institutional framework in the tourism and culture sector; organizing fairs, events and tourism exhibitions on sustainable tourism activities in protected natural areas; preparation of publications, websites, magazines; participation in thematic projects (ex. Via Mariae) and promotion of cultural-religious tourism etc.
- Conservation of protected areas: creating studies in the field of protected areas; administration and protection of protected areas; developing programs on sustainable tourism activities in natural areas.