Here you can find all the latest news and updates from NECSTouR and our members!

Positive Feedback from the Pilot Testers

Mar 14, 2017

Following the completion of all the activities in our test regions, the feedback has been received from the youth triallists and it has been generally positive. This was an important step in the process of creating a viable Spiritual Tourism project for the market. The purpose of the pilot testing was to allow both the practitioners and participants to register feedback on the different activities, so that they can be marketed more successfully. It has been collected the results analysed by the Universidad de Girona.


Objectives and Priorities of NECSTouR Presented to Central Denmark

Mar 10, 2017


What is NECSTouR? Which are its Objectives and Priorities? Which are the main possible reasons of interest for the Region of Central-Denmark and its main stakeholders?

Mrs Cristina Nunez from the Permanent Secretariat of NECSTouR had the opportunity to reply to all this questions during a webinar organised by the Central Denmark Region.


Flanders Region Kick off Event 2017 IYSTD

Feb 24, 2017

"Take the opportunity of 2017 IYSTD, we do not know when we will have another international year on tourism!”  Marvio Favilla, Executive Director UNWTO

The Kick off Event on the 2017 IYSTD organized by the Region of Flanders aimed at discussing and exchanging on the Sustainable Tourism contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 17 SDGs are framed under the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and fall under the 5Ps: People, Planet, Profit, Peace and Partnership.


Barcelona's Declaration Presented at the European Commission

Feb 16, 2017


The European Commission officially launched the Project on Accommodation Rental Services with an Open Plenary and a first Workshop on the "Market Access Requirement for Accommodation Providers" organised in Brussels on the 14th of February.

NECSTouR's Working Group on Digital Platforms actively participated to both the events.



The #TOURISM17 campaign

Feb 13, 2017

The Responsible Tourism Institute launches the #TOURISM17 campaign, an initiative that seeks to promote sustainability as a new development model in which all  tourism stakeholders from tourism agents to travellers, are decisively involved.

This campaigns is launched under the framework of the United Nations 2017 International Year for Sustainable Tourism Development by adapting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to tourism.

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