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Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs, Tourism Policy Division
Havenlaan 88
1000 Brussels
telephone: +32 475 693850


Jan Korthoudt
telephone: +32 475 693850



NECSTouR Offers its Reflections on how to Balance Sustainability and Competitiveness in the European Tourism of Today

Jun 27, 2019


NECSTouR Vice-President, Mr Jan Korthoudt - Director of Tourism at the Government of Flanders – has been invited to give the NECSTouR perspective on Competitive and Sustainable Tourism on the occasion of the Seminar “Tourism in Transition” organised on the 27th of June by the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU in Brussels.


The aim of the event was to explore the realities of the tourism industry within a global context and the current and foreseeable challenges together with the possible opportunities.


NECSTouR Recommendations to the EU Committee of the Regions on how to Address the Impact of Brexit on Tourism

Jun 26, 2019


Mr José Luis Wagner, Head of Tourism Competitiveness at the Government of the Valencia Region presented on behalf of NECSTouR the network's cases and recommendations on the Impact of Brexit on EU Regional Tourism and the perspective from Scotland, on the occasion of a specific hearing organised by the Brexit Intergroup of the European Committee of the Regions on the 27th of June 2019.


Minister Weyts promotes Flanders’ food in San Sebastian

May 07, 2019


On 2 and 3 May, Minister for Tourism Ben Weyts visited the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastián, Basque Country. During this edition, Flanders and the city of Bruges have officially been presented as host for the 6th edition of the congress in 2020.

Read more: https://www.fdfa.be/en/weyts-promotes-flanders’-food-in-san-sebastian