The Responsible Tourism Institute - together with the Historical Villages of Portugal and the Portuguese Tourism Agency and with the support of NECSTouR - organised in Idanha-a-Velha (Portugal) on the 15-17 November the International Summit "Cultural Sustainable Destinations without Borders".
NECSTouR has been one of the protagonists of the 2018 edition of the International Conference for Cultural Tourism in Europe, organised in Pafos (Cyprus) on the 25-27 October 2018 by the European Cultural Tourism Network.
Visit Flanders and the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs launched a co-creative thinking process, together with various tourism partners and stakeholders, about the transformative power of tourism for the visitor, the resident, the entrepreneur and the destination.
The NECSTouR Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit" was an inspiring source in this ongoing process.
2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). Acknowledging the unique momentum of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, NECSTouR - the European Network of Regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism - took the initiative to establish a Pan European Dialogue to foster greater synergy between tourism and cultural stakeholders.
Two key NECSTouR Events: