We are the Network of European Regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism, bringing together 30 strong regions competent in tourism associated to tourism-related academic organisations and representatives of sustainable and responsible tourism business networks from 17 European Countries.

Since 2007 NECSTouR has been at the forefront of European tourism policy, lobbying to strengthen the presence of regions in the European arena.

Join the largest European Network of Regions committed to competitive and sustainable tourism.

Benefits for our Members

Sharing experiences on sustainable and competitive tourism decision making

Raising Members’ expertise to influence the Tourism Policy

Promoting your region to a European / international audience 

Being part of a dynamic network to make smart connections

Latest Updates

The high-level Horizon 2020 conference – organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation, in close...


The overall Forum will be held as well as the AMFORHT General Assembly at the Novotel-Sofitel Eu-rope in Luxembourg City, together with...


MOUNTAINLIKERS: “Shaping the Future of Hospitality in Mountain Destinations”
21-23 March, 2018, Escaldes-Engordany ·...


In 2018, the EU celebrates 30 years of cohesion policy with a series of events in Brussels and across Europe's regions and cities.


NECSTouR in Numbers

Facts and figures about our organisation

th Anniversary


Since 2007 NECSTouR has been at the forefront of European tourism policy, lobbying to strengthen the presence of regional destinations in the European arena.

Member Regions


NECSTouR is the Network of European Regions for a Sustainable and Competitive Tourism gathering 35 Tourism Regional Authorities and 35 representatives of the academic and business sectors

Events in 2016


In 2016 NECSTouR representatives made 21 interventions, directly organised 8 activities and participated in other 39 events.

/20 top-Regions


A new article on Tourism by Eurostat reverals how 13 of the top-20 EU Tourism Destinations in 2015 are members of NECSTouR.

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