External Event


Greenfest: Global Green Destination Day 2017


GREENFEST is a large public event on sustainability, attracting 4000-6000 visitors daily. One of the topics of the 2017 edition is “Green Travel”. GREENFEST is held in the Estoril Conference Centre (ECC) in Cascais, 25 km from Lisbon or Lisbon Airport.

Necstour will be represented by South Limburg Region.

High Level Meeting on Tourism Policies for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth


2-3 October 2017
OECD, Paris

This high level meeting will bring together Ministers, senior policy makers and industry leaders to discuss ways to deliver more sustainable and inclusive tourism growth.

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Our Ocean Conference


5-6 October 2017


Over 3 billion people depend directly on our seas for their livelihoods. But in reality, all of us depend on the ocean: for our water, our food, our climate and our air.

Seas and oceans enrich our identity, ensure our wellbeing and sustain a large part of the economy.

Human action has left our ocean heavily affected by pollution, overexploitation, coastal degradation and global warming. This has severe consequences for all.

ETC-UNWTO International Seminar on Transnational Tourism Themes and Routes


16 - 18 November 2017
Hotel NH Collection - Santiago De Compostela, Spain

The joint international seminar is the exceptional occasion to officially launch the brand new ETC-UNWTO Handbook on Marketing Transnational Tourism Themes & Routes.

European Vocational Skills Week 2017


The Second European Vocational Skills Week will take place on 20 to 24 November 2017

Green Destinations Day Italy


22nd September - Rimini, Italy


As part of the IT.A.CA’ Festival of Responsible Tourism, the “Green Destinations Day Italy” is a joint initiative between Green Destinations and the Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism (CAST) from the University of Bologna, Rimini Campus.

European Holydays Home Association General Assembly


14 September 2017

12h00-18h00, Gala dinner 20:00

Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels, Belgium


NECStouR will intervene during the panel focused on the "Short term rental in regions" at the General Assembly of the European Holydays Home Association. Our co-leader of the Working Group on Digital Platforms will present some regional good practices in the field of Short-term rental associations.



7th Business Conference “South East Europe Tourism - SEET2017”


NECSTouR has been invited to take part as a key note speaker to the 7th Business Conference “South East Europe Tourism - SEET2017”, which will take place in Sava Centre, Belgrade on 4th October 2017.

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PM4SD European Summer School


Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism is a High Level European Summer School to address one of the most important themes in the tourism industry: how to improve sustainable tourism projects success and monitor the benefits of funded initiatives.


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