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Cultural Heritage

News

Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019 Conferred in Granada

Oct 26, 2019

The city of Granada (Andalusia), hosted from the 24th to the 26th of October the 12th International Conference of Cultural Tourism in Europe, organized by the ECTN (European Network of Cultural Tourism) and awarded on behalf of NECSTouR and Andalusia Region the 3 winning destinations of the Sustainable Cultural Tourism award 2019 in the category of “Wine Tourism”.

News

Call for Destinations: Deadline for Applying for the Awards 2019 "Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism" extended until the 15 July

Mar 08, 2019

 

The 2019 edition of the Awards for ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism’ is organised by the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) and it is open to all tourist destinations across Europe, national, regional and local authorities, tourism boards and associations, destination management organisations, museums, interpretation centres, festivals and cultural NGOs.

News

Event

European Capitals of Culture - Regional Development and Culture

 

European Capitals of Culture (ECoCs) is one of the most successful programmes in the EU, promoting cultural diversity in Europe and contributing to the long-term development of cities and regions. Running since 1985, over 60 different European cities and regions have hosted the title year.

This event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Cities and Regions

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat will attend the event.

Publication

Tourism Carrying Capacity: A Tool for the Cultural Heritage Management

Aug 08, 2019

 

Researches from Links Foundation (previously SiTi) are authors of this publication edited by the Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.

Which is the maximum number of people who can visit a site, without compromising its environmental, physical, economic and socio-cultural characteristics and without reducing tourist satisfaction?

SiTi (and then LINKS) applied this evaluation for several UNESCO sites and reports in this study their experience.

Barcelona Declaration of Tourism and Cultural Heritage: “Better Places to Live Better Places to Visit”

Jun 01, 2019

 

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:

Travel to Tomorrow by Visit Flanders

Jan 18, 2019

 

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.

Internal Notes

Winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019 Announced

 

The winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019 have been announced in the Hague last 21st of May 2019.

Among the 25 winners are also outstanding tourism-related projects which could be interesting for the work and future projects of NECSTouR:

Commonlands: Cultural Community Mapping in Alpine Areas, ITALY

Good Practice

 

The Mediterranean, the meeting point of the oldest Civilizations, in an international exhibition that brings hundreds of artifacts and tools from the Neolithic Age to Late Antiquity in Sardinia.

A dialogue with many voices awaits its spectators in Cagliari, from February 14 to June 16, 2019, in two beautiful locations – the National Archaeological Museum and Palazzo di Città.

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