Promotion and Branding


Public Hearing: The Euro-American Tourism Relations


PUBLIC HEARING - THE EURO-AMERICAN TOURISM RELATIONS: “Cultural Similarities and Differences in the Hospitality Sector”

Hosted by: Rosa Estaras Ferragut MEP
March 5th, 2019 - 18.30 – 20.00
European Parliament - Room N° JAN6Q1, Bruxelles

Ms. Rosa Estaras Ferragut MEP
Mr. Lucio Miranda, President of ExportUSA New York Corp
Mr. Robert Koren, Senior Vice President EMEA at Belmond
A representative from Marriott Hotels (TBC)
 Mr. Eduardo Santander ETC (European Travel Commission)

UNWTO Workshop on Product, People and Policy: Understanding the Success of Asian Tourism


The seminar is organised by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in the framework of FITUR, the Internation Tourism Trade Fair wich will be organised in madrid from the 23 to the 27 of January 2019.


It will be an opportunity to hear about the latest trends in Asian tourism and explore the factors behind its success.


It will focus on lessons learned, particularly on effective policies and innovative products, ranging from travel facilitation, gastronomy tourism, cruise tourism, rural tourism, and religious tourism.


BRANDTour Building Regional Actions for New Developments in Tourism


Partners of BRANDTouR project organise the Workshop on ‘The diversification of tourism products and services to provide more customised packages’ on  the 9th-10th October in Oudenaarde (Belgium).




The Belt and Road China - EU Forum on Regional Promotion


The Belt and Road China-EU Forum on Regional Promotion, preparatory event to the upcoming 2018 EU-China Tourism Year and major project within the framework of the 3rd Edition of the China Arts Festival in the EU, took place on the 10th July 2017 in Brussels.

NECSTouR actively participated on this event, presenting the fundamental contribution which several interested member Regions are ready to provide for the upcoming 2018 EU-China Tourism Year.



Press release: Europe Plans Matchmaking to Promote Itself to China and the USA

Jul 26, 2017


A joint media release from ETOA, ETC and ECIAA has been published, presenting their programme of educational conferences and matchmaking events to promote Europe as a tourist destination to some of the world’s most important outbound travel markets.

The programme, named Partnerships in European Tourism, will see a series of eight conferences and business-to-business matchmaking events, taking place within the EU and in the target markets of China and the USA.

Read the press release


NECSTouR Deepens Cooperation with UNWTO and the EU-China Tourism Year

Mar 05, 2018


On Wednesday the 28th of February 2018, the Presidency of NECSTouR participated with all the other members of the  Tourism Manifesto for Growth & Jobs into a series of high-level meetings at the European Parliament, deepening cooperation and commitment with the leading World and European Tourism Institutions.


Meeting of the Tourism Manifesto for Growth & Jobs with UNWTO


The EU-China Tourism Year has just begun!

Jan 22, 2018


The official opening ceremony of the EU-China Tourism Year has been organised on the 19th of January 2018 at the Palazzo Ducale, in the hearth of a city which has been traditionally a bridge between the western and eastern world, as Venice.

NECSTouR participation. Beside the Veneto Region which was co-organising the event, NECSTouR has been represented by its President, Mr. Patrick Torrent.