Dialogue with EU Institutions


"Promoting European Sustainable Tourism for All" at the European Parliament

Jun 21, 2017


NECSTouR took the debate about the promotion of an European Sustainable Tourism for all at the European Parliament on the 20th of June though a well participated thematic public conference.

As MEP De Monte stated on her introductory remarks, the goal of this event was to animate a debate and to provide suggestions to the main European and Regional policy-makers on such an importan topic.


Informative Session on how EFSI Finances Tourism Projects

Jun 19, 2017


In the framework of its working group on Structural Funds, NECSTouR gathered representatives from the The European Investment Bank, the European Commission, the European Committee of the Regions and its member Regions to discuss about Building Regional Investment Platforms across Europe.

The objective of that informative session was especially:



High-Level Reception at the European Parliament


Following the High-Level on Tourism at the European Parliament, a high-level reception is foreseen at the Member's Salon

The reception is hosted by MEP Tapardel and co-sponsored by NECSTouR and other relevant stakeholders in the Tourism field.

It will see the presence of different leaders from the European Parliament and all the main Tourism stakeholders active in the European Union.


Related Events

High-level conference on Tourism in the European Parliament


27 September 2017, 14.30-19.30
European Parliament, Brussels

"A European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry, a key driver for job creation"

The President of the European Parliament is pleased to announce a high-level conference to discuss “A European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry, a key driver for job creation, in Brussels on 27 September, International Day of Tourism.

High-level Event on "Financing Innovation for Tourism Through the Industrial Modernisation Platform"


27 September 2017, 09.00-13.00
European Committee of the Regions, Brussels

In the framework of the International Tourism Day, NECSTouR's Working Group on EU Funds for Tourism, the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission are co-organisers of this high-level event.
Further official information will follow soon.

Usefull links:

Draft Programme


Sustainable Certification: a Competitive Advantage for Tourism Destinations

The Catalan Government organised a twofold event: EU Ecolabel awards on Tourism Accommodation, handed by the Catalan Regional Minister of Territory and Sustainability and a Raising awareness session to introduce the EU Ecolabel on Tourism Accommodation to the Catalan sector: how to endorse it, what are the benefits (quality, efficient management of natural assets, local consumption, jobs), what are the marketing opportunities (new branding, positioning, innovation, sustainable growth).




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