Good Practices

Good Practices

We collect, categorise and share Good Practice on Competitive and Sustainable Tourism among our Member Regions, since 2009.

River Tourism: The Water Museum of Venice

The Water Museum of Venice is showcasing the heritage of water civilizations in a digital and open-air museum in Veneto and especially the Venice’s hinterlands on more than 70 sites. This good practice supported by the Veneto Region was presented at the occasion of Star Cities International Learning Session.

River Tourism: Barcelona's Province Blue Ways

Blue ways is a project to convert almost 300km for bikers and hikers along the main rivers of the province of Barcelona: Llobregat, Anoia and Cardener. This good practice was presented at the occasion of Star Cities International Learning Session.

Wallonia Measures on Covid-19 (update 16/11/2020)

The Wallonia region has taken economic measures to support SMEs during the Covid-19 outbreak, including the tourism sector.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in NECSTouR Regions

How did this special summer go? Did the measures deploy matched the Regional expectations?
We already gathered the insights from some of the members of our network:

 

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Balance per Region:

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Tirol

Summer Season Figures:

- Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Tirol was having in average 12,3 million tourists and 50 million overnights staying somehow equally distributed between winter and summer seasons. 

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Valencia Region

Summer Season Figures

- The Region of Valencia had 5 consecutive years of growth in all the main tourism indicators, both economic (tourism GDP, contribution to tax collection, number of tourist arrivals and distribution throughout the year, increase of the average stay and spending capacity, ...) and social (direct and indirect employment, quality of employment, ….). This until the COVID pandemic heated Europe.

Tuscany - SMART DESTINATION

To be a smart destination, Tuscany Region favour the digitalisation of the entire tourism chain, through financial instruments, ad hoc events and active involvement of private companies in its digital promotion campaign.

Social, Web, Artificial Intelligence promote in Lombardy!

The Digital Tourism Ecosystem, established by Regione Lombardia, is a complex platform, designed to connect many different actors.

From tourists to tourism operators, from info-points to local authorities, through a set of services, provided in 5 languages.

Regional COVID19 Tourism Risk Assessment Model based on Customer Journey by Lapland

The aim of the model is to create a safe travel corridor/bubble for the holiday charter flights, a safe journey for the tourists from their country of origin to the destination Lapland and back home again.  Lapland has been a very popular winter holiday destination for decades bringing thousands of international tourists mainly from Europe and Asia.

Donegal TIDE project for Developing Historical Maritime Tourism

TIDE project is a €2.4 million Interreg Area Programme 2014-2020 for Historical Maritime Tourism bringing 7 Atlantic Regions together with a common Maritime dimension & rich in Historical Heritages & Cultures.

Development Plan for the Danish West Coast

The development plan sets the path for long term, sustainable development of the Danish West Coast.

By gathering 3 DMOS and 11 municipalities the plan aims to support sustainable growth in tourism without harming nature.

Sardinian Sustainable Development and Climate Change Adaptation Regional Strategies within the EU cohesion policy framework

In a moderate scenario, Sardinia foresees this year a 30% drop in tourism while in the worst-case scenario - a drop of 50 %.

Sardinia is convinced that tourism is a key driver in achieving the aims of the UN SDGs and that is why their Sustainable Development Regional Strategy focus on all of them.

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