Cultural Tourism


Spirit Youth Project - Final Meeting


NECSTouR and the other partners organised the final meeting of the Spirit Youth Project on the 3rd, at the Abbey Rolduc Kerkrade in South Limburg, The Netherlands.

The outcome of the three pilot tests in Italy, Spain and The Netherlands has been presented, as well as future direction of the projects.

The Capitals of Culture


14.00-16.50, 31 January 2017
European Parliament (Room: ASP 3H1), Brussels

"The Capitals of Culture: synergies between local, national and European policies to promote economic growth"


The initiative aims at highlighting the social, cultural and economic impact for the cities that obtain the recognition of “Capitals of culture”.
Moreover it intends to stress the added value of synergies between the European, national and local policies in this field to stimulate economic growth and jobs.

ECTN Workshop " Sustainable Cultural Tourism, European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and beyond"

European Cultural Tourism Network organised a Special Workshop with the theme:

Sustainable Cultural Tourism, European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and beyond
30 November 2016, 09:30-13:00
the day after European Tourism Day event in Brussels

Venue: EU Info Centre on Rond Point Schuman, Rue Archimède 1, Brussels

Purpose of the Workshop

6th Advisory Forum “Expanding the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: challenges and opportunities”


26 - 27 October 2016, Radisson Blu Hotel, Vilnius, Lithuania

Mr José Luis Maestro from the region of Galicia represented NECSTouR at this Forum, as responsible for the NECSTouR Working Group on Cultural Tourism and Cultural Sustainability.

The Power point of his presentation is available here below.

"Celebrating new UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe"

15 November 2016, 18.00-20.30 Parlamentarium, Brussels


The Permanent Secretariat of NECSTouR attended the event "Celebrating new UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe" of 15 November, organised by Mrs Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.



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.


Patrick Torrent Presents the 6 NECSTouR Recommendations for the EU Joint Promotion in 2017

Nov 30, 2016


Patrick Torrents - President of NECStouR - intervened during the closing panel of the European Tourism Day 2016 and presented the 6 NECSTouR recommendations for "Joint Promotion of Tourism and Cultural and Creative Industries in third Countries" for 2017.

2017 will be a particular year, that the United Nations declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.




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