Spanish Pilot Hotels endorsing neZEH status!

Sep 30, 2015

The RH Corona del Mar (Benidorm, Alicante) has defined its first initiatives to improve the hotel energy efficiency and performance according neZEH status:  Installing presence sensors, Implementation of an ozone system in the laundry to save hot water and reduce the use of detergents and chemicals and Replacing minibars by other models of lower energy consumption, among others.


The two Italian pilot cases of the neZEH project

Jun 03, 2015

Our member SiTI - Higher Institute on Territorial Systems for Innovation, Italian partner of the neZEH- Nearly Zero Energy Hotels, project with NECStouR , has identified the two Italian neZEH pilot cases.

A few weeks ago, the hotel owners signed the agreement with the team of the European project, agreeing to get involved and beginning the process that will lead them to become the first Nearly Zero Energy Hotels in Italy.



"Mapping and Performance Check of the Supply Side of Tourism Education and Training": Partners & Methodology

Sep 24, 2014

The European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry (Unit E2: Tourism and Cultural Instruments) has appointed a consortium to undertake the study "Mapping and Performance Check of the Supply Side of Tourism Education and Training".

The consortium includes:


NECSTouR Members Projects: Choose your Favorite Destination

May 02, 2012

NECSTouR supports the Favourite Destinations Research Network

The holistic approach to sustainability and competitiveness of tourism destinations includes inevitably considering the "customer's voice". Indeed, tourists and visitors are quintessential for tourism destinations. And on the basis of this elementary axiom that without tourists a destination could not even exist, an international network of tourism researchers is carrying out a worldwide survey: worldwide favourite destinations.   



European Commission publication on "Guide on EU Funding 2014-2020 for the Tourism Sector" is released!

Apr 02, 2012

The Committee of the Regions also published the guide “Sustainable and competitive tourism – New funding opportunities for local and regional authorities” targeting local and regional authorities

Find also other publications related to the Outcomes of the EC Tourism Initiatives 2014!


International conference on Destination Branding Heritage and Authenticity (call for Papers)

Mar 14, 2012


Authors are invited to submit abstracts in the Congress web site: http://www.project.ejthr.com. Deadline: 15th April. 

The Conference will take place at the University of Santiago de Compostela, and is promoted by the European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation (EJTHR) and co-organized by:

• CETUR - The Tourism Research Unit at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain);

• GITUR - Tourism Research Unit at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (Peniche - Portugal);


NECSTouR - European Tourism Policy

Feb 29, 2012

A great number of private and public stakeholders at international, European, national, regional and local level are involved in the development of tourism. Given the complexity of tourism which is not easy to separate from other economic sectors, the stakeholders must develop partnerships if they want to stay ahead of competition. The success of the renewed EU policy depends therefore on the active involvement of all tourism stakeholders.





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