Area, Access, Accommodation, Attractions, Awareness and Activation are the six A's for the energy efficiency, protection of natural resources and environmentally friendly measures towards a more Sustainable Tourism which Ms Anya Niewierra - Director of South Limburg Tourism Board - presented at the 16th European Forum in Tallin.
Per each of that six A's Ms Niewierra presented some good practices from South Limburg (in the Netherlands) and other NECSTouR member Regions.
At the occasion of the World Tourism Day 2017, 8 European Regions launched a partnership to foster investment on Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism under the Platform for Industrial Modernisation!
At the occasion of the World Tourism Day 2017, Mr Patrick Torrent - NECSTouR President, Region of Catalonia – intervened during the High-level conference on Tourism "A European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry, a key driver for job creation" organised by the President of the European Parliament, Mr Antonio Tajani, on the 27th of September in Brussels.
"To address tourism-related challenges across all relevant EU policies (...) we kindly ask you to include a European Strategy for Tourism in the European Commission Work Programme for 2018"
Over 130 workshops, networking events and project visits are organised in Brussels as part the 15th European Week of Regions and Cities (9-12 October 2017).
Under the headline 'Regions and cities working for a better future’, the programme tackles three main themes: