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Smart Destinations


En balade dans la région frontalière avec l’appli « EUREGIO Randonnées Frontalières »

Aug 22, 2019


Pour tous ceux qui souhaitent explorer à pied ou à vélo notre belle et diverse région frontalière autour du Coin des trois pays Belgique, Allemagne, Pays-Bas sans se soucier des frontières, un calculateur d’itinéraires pédestres et cyclistes est désormais disponible sous la forme d’une application mobile quadrilingue.


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Registration to MOOC on How to Design Smart Specialisation Strategies is now Open


Through this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) you will have the opportunity to learn about: Smart Specialisation, Innovation Policy, Project Mapping, Structural Changes, Entrepreneurial Discovery, Local Capabilities, Regional Policy,...

Duration: 7/10/2020 - 20/12/2019
Cost: Course enrolment is for free
Participants: Practitioners, Consultants, Policy Makers, Academics, Students
Lecturers: Dominique Foray and Martin Eichler

Global Green Destinations Days 2019: Submit your Good practice story now


You have time until the 16 August to submit your sustainable tourism story for presentation at Global Green Destinations Days (GGDD, 9-12 Oct in Croatia). Destinations and businesses are invited to propose their good practice stories on any of the GGDD-topics.

WTTC Five Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2019


We are pleased to share the Five Sustainability Trends to Watch in 2019 by the World Travel Tourism Council:

1. Greater travel off the beaten track will ease congestion in tourism hubs and spread economic benefits

2. Single-use plastic straws have finally broken the camel’s back

3. Conservation of biodiversity starts at home

4. Global travel sector prioritises local people and practices

Call for Good Practices on Sustainable Mobility and Tourism


NECSTouR and NIT are contributing as tourism experts in the European project CIVITAS DESTINATIONS (https://civitas.eu/destinations) aiming at addressing integrated measures on sustainable mobility for citizens and tourists in insular territories.

As such, we would like to map NECSTouR Members expertise and experiences in working with Sustainable Mobility in Tourism.

NECSTouR Participation into the Meeting of the UNWTO Working Group on SDGs Support


On 13 February 2019, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will organise a meeting to enable all the interested affiliated members to present their current initiatives related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and see how to move forward with the activities of the specific Working Group on SDGs Support which has been launched last year.


EuroVelo 3 – Pilgrims Route Project Final Conference: ‘Cycling and Cultural Tourism: the perfect Match’


We are delighted to inform you that the registration to the Final Conference of the EuroVelo 3 – Pilgrims Route Project: ‘Cycling and Cultural Tourism: the perfect Match’ is now open! The event will be taking place in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) on 25th – 26th September 2019.

Seminar "Smart Tourism in Smart Cities"


Mrs Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar MEP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism and Mr Paulo Rangel MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, EIN Chairman organise a Seminar on: "Smart Tourism in Smart Cities: How new technologies can boost tourism, create value and, at the same time, respect the citizen in the context of “smart city" on the 19th of February at the European Parliament.

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