Patrick Torrent Presents the 6 NECSTouR Recommendations for the EU Joint Promotion in 2017

Nov 30, 2016


Patrick Torrents - President of NECStouR - intervened during the closing panel of the European Tourism Day 2016 and presented the 6 NECSTouR recommendations for "Joint Promotion of Tourism and Cultural and Creative Industries in third Countries" for 2017.

2017 will be a particular year, that the United Nations declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.


NECSTouR supports the CoR own-initiative opinion on Tourism

Nov 29, 2016


During the European Tourism Day, Mr Patrick Torrent and Mr Jan Korthoudt - President and Vice-President of NECSTouR - had the occasion to meet with Mr Hanspeter Wagner, Mayor of the Municipality of Breitenwang and Rapporteur for the NAT Commission of the Committee of the Regions.

It was the occasion to exchange reciprocal priorities and express NECSTouR's support for the CoR own-initiative opinion on Tourism.


Working Groups' Open Days

Nov 22, 2016


It is time for our Members to choose on which Working Groups being engaged and to cooperate together on the thematic of their choice!

On the 5th and 9th December we will organise virtual Open Days in order to present to our members all our Working Groups, gather their opinion and ideas and collect their engagement!

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What is the impact of Collaborative Economy in Europe?

Oct 11, 2016


The two documents about the impact of Collaborative Economy in four of the main the EU cities and on the situation of workers in the collaborative economy are now on-line!

NECSTouR welcomes the publication of this new impulse paper n.9 about the "Impact of Regulatory approaches to the collaborative economy in the tourism accommodation sector: Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam & Paris" and of the document from the European Parliament Think Tank on the "Situation of workers in the collaborative economy".


The University of Malaga has joined the Network!

Oct 02, 2016


We are very pleased to confirm that the Executive Committee of NECSTouR has approved the adhesion of the University of Malaga to the Network, as an Academic Member.
Please receive a warm welcome to NECSTouR!


"The University of Malaga is new member of NECSTouR. Looking forward to a fruitful collaboration and exchange on tourism" With this tweet, the University of Malaga celebrated the adhesion to NECStouR.



Today, the new communication platform of NECSTouR is officially launched!

Sep 26, 2016

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

To implement our Strategy, communication is becoming more and more important and the last month of June, NECSTouR’s Annual General Meeting approved an ambitious communication plan that is bringing now its first outcomes.

Today, the new communication platform of NECSTouR is officially launched!



A First Year full of Satisfaction for the European Tourism Manifesto

Sep 16, 2016

The latest General Assembly of the European Tourism Manifesto has been held on the 16th of September in Brussels.


It has been the occasion to analyse the Activity report 2015 and especially to celebrate the first year of life for this important working group which involves many Organisations dealing with Tourism at European Level. NECSTouR is one of them and representatives from the Permanent Secretariat were attending the event.



European Week of Regions and Cities: Our List of Sessions about Tourism

Aug 18, 2016

As usual, NECStouR will dedicate many attention and will actively participate into the 14th European Week of Regions and Cities.
The event will be held from the 10th to the 13rd of October 2016 at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels. This is the annual opportunity to focus on the challenges currently facing Europe's regions and cities.
Under the headline ‘Regions and cities for sustainable and inclusive growth’, some 100 sessions, seminars and meetings will be organized alongside the following thematic strands:



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