By the end of Sepember 2017, the HIKING EUROPE project (co-financed by COSME programme) aiming to promote a transnational network of rural touristic routes structured in several hiking itineraries across Europe and gathering 8 members from 6 different EU countries: Spain (Catalonia), Italy (Emilia- Romagna), Croatia (Dubrovnik-Neretva), Ireland (Donegal), Austria and Germany, arrives to its end.
The EU Green Week's aim is to debate and discuss European environmental policy and is organized annually by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment.
In Brussels: EU Ecolabel - Highlighting contribution to green jobs creation in the context of the 25th anniversary session on 31st May 2017 organised by DG ENV
My name is Harry Trimbos. As Manager European Projects at the Tourist Board of South-Limburg, the Netherlands, I had the privilige to give a presentation on NECSTouR at the Conference on EU-China 2018 Year of Tourism that took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 27th and 28th of April 2017. I was able to convey the clear message that not only is NECSTouR more that prepared to join the Joint Promotion Platform for the ECYT but essential in coördinating the communication and promotional efforts between the regions as to the ECYT.
"Innovative Nation Branding: Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments" is the title of the intervention of Mr Patrick Torrent at the Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy, on the 9th of March at the ITB event in Berlin.
On the previous day, Mr Torrent attended the UNWTO session on the "so-called sharing economy" as well.
The President of NECSTouR had been invited to present our experience on how to attract more visitors to Europe in a framework of a Public-Private partnership.
During his intervention, Mr Torrent presented the six pillars that has been already stated at the last European Tourism Forum in Brussels:
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.
The European Cities Marketing has published a Manifesto with regards to their on Destination Management Organisations