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4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference


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4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

2-5  March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany


Closing Conference of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018


The Closing Conference of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 will focus, on the one hand, on presenting the variety of activities carried out during the thematic year and, on the other hand, on the question “What remains of the Cultural Heritage Year and how can ideas be further developed and integrated into cultural policies?”

Smart Tourism and Transport for Sustainable Development


Bucharest-Ilfov Regional Development Agency (BIRDA), with the support of Mrs. Maria Grapini, MEP, organizes, on October 17th 2018, an event related to the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019, regarding the importance of smart tourism and transport in the implementation of the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

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Mirabilia and the European Dimension


The European Network of Unesco Sites (Mirabilia) with the coordination of Unioncamere Europa will organise on the 3, 4 and 5 October in Brussels an educational training for the members of the Network which are engaged in the project management activities. The event has the goal to reinforce the vision of an European dimension of the project.

NECSTouR permanent secretariat will participate in this training session on the 3rd of October, through a short presentation of its initiatives in the framework of its working group on cultural tourism.


Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Atlantic, the North Sea and the Arctic


After the previous editions in the previous years dedicated to the Mediterranean and the Baltic, this year's edition will be focused on the Atlantic, the North Sea and the Arctic and it will continue a regional approach to foster solutions for cruise tourism and to bring stakeholders closer together in a common effort for a more sustainable and competitive sector in this area.

The Region of Flanders will intervene on behalf of NECSTouR in the opening session and during th epanel debate.

The event is organised by the European Commission.

2018 Global INSTO Meeting


UNWTO International Network of Tourism Observatories (INSTO) will hold its 2018 Global INSTO Meeting on the 22/23 October 2018 at UNWTO Headquarters, Madrid, Spain.

Mrs Ana Moniche and MrsInmaculada Gallego - Representatives of the Andalusia TourismGovernment - will be presenting on behalf of NECSTouR the advances in MITOMED+ project.


Space for Culture "Satellite-services for historical and creative cities"


What can satellite services do for those managing historical cities, safeguarding cultural heritage, or creating innovative cultural and artistic experiences? 

In the frame of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Basilicata Region is joining forces with NEREUS, EURISY and the Italian Space Agency to host a unique workshop on “Space4Culture – satellite services for cultural and historical cities”.

6th European Congress on Rural Tourism


The ECRT – European Congress on Rural Tourism is an event of reference in EU since 2003. Its 6th edition is focussed on the Internationalization of Rural Tourism in a European and worldwide context.  Special attention is given to emerging markets in China, India and the Americas.

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EuroVelo and Cycle Tourism Conference 2018


The EuroVelo and Cycle Tourism Conference is the premier event of its class in Europe. Aiming to gather professionals from the tourism and cycle tourism sectors from around the world, this edition will take place in Limburg (Belgium) on 26-28 September 2018.

The conference’s programme (still subject to changes and updates) can be found below or you can download it here.