Smart Destinations


Energy Day on Tourism and Energy Efficiency


23rd June in Brussels organised by NECSTouR

Time: 14.00h - 17.00h

Venue: Île-de-France Europe (Rue Montoyer, 10 -1000 Brussels)

Green Week Conference 2014

Circular economy - saving resources, creating jobs

The 2014 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, took place from 3 to 5 June at The Egg Conference Centre, in Brussels. 

This year the theme was Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency & Waste.

European Tourism Day (ETD) 2013

Brussels December 3 - 4 December 2013


The European Commission - DG Justice and DG Enterprise and Industry –celebrated on 3 and 4 December 2013 the European Day of Persons with Disabilities and the European Tourism Day 2013 with the Joint Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe


The aim of this two-fold event was to raise awareness on the right of everybody to have equal access to tourism services and destinations and to present some success stories and best practices in the field. 


Fair on accessible tourism GITANDO.ALL


When? 21-24 March 2013

Where? Fiera di Vicenza. Via dell' Oreficiera,16. 36100 Vicenza

NECSTouR will participate to the European and International experience workshop at GITANDO.ALL, the only fair in Italy specifically for accessible tourism,organised by Fiera di Vicenza and the Village for All network, that will be back as part of the GITANDO Tourism and Open-Air Holiday Exhibition.



Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability

The International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research (ICTHR), Bournemouth University, is pleased to announce this important conference with an aim to debate the broader conceptual ideas and contested relationships between climate change, sustainability and tourism as well as to examine worldwide responses and exchange cutting-edge research.

A prelude to the European Accessibility Act: Findings of the International Zero Project Report

Conference hosted by Ádám Kósa MEP (President of the EP Disability Intergroup),

Thursday 21 June 2012 from 12.30 to 15.00 hrs
European Parliament, Brussels - Room: JAN 6Q1

A light lunch will be provided.

Original Tourism Experiences in Rural Landscapes

Next 14th December in Mora d'Ebre (Catalonia, Spain) SOLC network will organise together with the Institute of Development of Comarques de l'Ebre (IDECE) a one-day event to share best practices on tourism experiences in rural landscape.

For more information please contact:


Ana Tarragona

Secretaria tècnica de la xarxa SOLC




NECSTouR Regional Conference 2011


"Destination Management"

30th June - 1st July 2011, Faro (PT)

NECSTouR 2011 Regional Conference has been hosted and organised by the Portuguese Region Algarve. During this high standard cycle of Conferences, the speakers have addressed the issue of the Competitiveness and Sustainability of Tourism destinations through different management perspectives:


NECSTouR Members Projects: Choose your Favorite Destination

May 02, 2012

NECSTouR supports the Favourite Destinations Research Network

The holistic approach to sustainability and competitiveness of tourism destinations includes inevitably considering the "customer's voice". Indeed, tourists and visitors are quintessential for tourism destinations. And on the basis of this elementary axiom that without tourists a destination could not even exist, an international network of tourism researchers is carrying out a worldwide survey: worldwide favourite destinations.   




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