Call for Regional Good Practices/Experiences on Hiking related products

Sep 15, 2017


How Hiking tourism related products enhance  the sustainability and competitiveness of our tourism destinations?

The Hiking Europe initiative (leaded by the region of Catalonia), aiming  to promote a transnational network of rural touristic routes structured in several hiking itineraries across Europe,  is looking for NECSTouR experiences on Hiking  tourism initiatives developed at regional level.


Call for interested regions on HIKING EUROPE

Jul 07, 2017


By the end of Sepember 2017, the  HIKING EUROPE  project (co-financed by COSME programme) aiming  to promote a transnational network of rural touristic routes structured in several hiking itineraries across Europe and gathering 8 members from 6 different EU countries: Spain (Catalonia), Italy (Emilia- Romagna), Croatia (Dubrovnik-Neretva), Ireland (Donegal), Austria and Germany,  arrives to its end.


NECSTouR contribution to the ITSTD at the UNWTO Commission for Europe

Jun 09, 2017


NECSTouR participated for the first time to the UNWTO Commission for Europe in quality of UNWTO Affiliated Member.

The 61st UNWTO Commission for Europe, was held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova on 6 June 2017. This annual statutory meeting was aimed to provide to the European Members of the UNWTO with an overview of the 2016 – 2017 achievements and the priority areas for collaboration and challenges to address for the upcoming work programme 2018 – 2019.


Reflecting About the future of Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Zagreb

Apr 25, 2017


The workshop “The Present and the Future of Sustainable and Responsible Tourism” 24-25 April 2017, Zagreb, was organised by the Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy under the framework of the 2017  IYSTD.

The opening session gathered messages from the UNWTO, UNEP, EC DG Grow, Croatia Ministry of Tourism and the Institute for Tourism of Zagreb.


Flanders Region Kick off Event 2017 IYSTD

Feb 24, 2017

"Take the opportunity of 2017 IYSTD, we do not know when we will have another international year on tourism!”  Marvio Favilla, Executive Director UNWTO

The Kick off Event on the 2017 IYSTD organized by the Region of Flanders aimed at discussing and exchanging on the Sustainable Tourism contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 17 SDGs are framed under the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and fall under the 5Ps: People, Planet, Profit, Peace and Partnership.


The #TOURISM17 campaign

Feb 13, 2017

The Responsible Tourism Institute launches the #TOURISM17 campaign, an initiative that seeks to promote sustainability as a new development model in which all  tourism stakeholders from tourism agents to travellers, are decisively involved.

This campaigns is launched under the framework of the United Nations 2017 International Year for Sustainable Tourism Development by adapting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to tourism.

How to participate: