External Event


Trends & Dynamics'17 - Mega Drivers for Future Tourism


The Trends&Dynamics, an international conference on tourism organized by the MEP Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar in Lisbon, celebrates this year its 3rd edition.

The Portuguese Member of the Parliament, member of parliamentary Committee of Transport and Tourism, chair of the tourism Working Group and vice president of the SME Europe, has the pleasure to host once again in Portugal the sector's national and international policy makers and stakeholders to debate major trends and the future of tourism.

Union for the Mediterranean Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy


This two-day international and multi-stakeholder Conference has the aim to: i) consolidate the Mediterranean blue economy community through the exchange of ideas and views among key stakeholders; ii) capitalize on the experiences and lessons learned so as to stimulate cross-fertilization and foster large partnerships; iii) discuss the opportunities and challenges of the various blue economy sectors in terms of jobs creation and investments potential.

Official Closing of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017


At the Conclusion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for  Development, 2017, UNWTO is pleased to organise a Conference in Geneva "The Way Forward - Our Journey to 2030".

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Spiritual Economy in Limburg: does silence sell?


This initiative is oriented towards entrepreneurs and policy managers.


High-level conference on "Tourism: a key industry to invest into Europe's future"


A delegation of NECSTouR will participate in this conference.

NESTouR President will intervene in the high level panel discussion on the future of European tourism policy.

A detailed agenda will follow in autumn.

Mediterrània Xàbia Forum


Mediterrània Xàbia Forum, Sustainbale Destinations

Patrick Torrent, NECSTouR President, Region of Catalonia, will intervene at the first roundtable  “The challenge of the sustianble managment of the tourism destinations"


GROW your REGIOn conference


The 2nd edition of the 'Grow your region' conference will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 8 and 9 November. The event is co-organised by the European Commission's Directorate-Generals for 'Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs' and for 'Regional and Urban Policy', in cooperation with the Valencia Regional Authority.

The initiative on Tourism under the Industrial Modernisation Platform will be presented as well.

Energy Info Days 2017


The Energy Info Days in Brussels on 23-25 October 2017 will present the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by Horizon 2020’s Work Programme 2018-2020.

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The Dark Side of Mass Tourism


Wednesday 11 October 2017,
European Parliament, Room ASP3H1

What Shoudl the Industry do with the Impact of Mass Tourism?


The event is hosted by MEP István Ujhelyi, Vice-chair of the Tourism Task Force at the Committee for Transport and Tourism and will see the participation of other MEPs and other high level experts and Tourism stakeholders.

NECSTouR Regions will provide their contribution as well, through the intervention of the NECSTouR Coordinator in Brussels.



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