Good Practices

Good Practices

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

Danish West Coast Partnership: COVID-19 and Tourism, the scheme to support SMEs (Update 24/04)

The Danish West Coast partnership gathers 3 DMOS and 10 municipalities along the west coast, receives 10 million tourists per year including Copenhagen, most of those being foreigners - German and Norwegian – thus the tourism sector is strongly hit because of closure of borders.

COVID-19: A guide for travellers to Sardinia Region

Answers for those who had planned a trip to Sardinia Region during and, especially, after COVID-19 outbreak. Read the original in Italian.

Fair Hotels Model by the University of Malaga

A Model for Measuring Fair Labour Justice in Hotels: Design for the Spanish Case

Fairhotels is a certification system for fair, professionally responsible hotels with their workers. This program aims to raise awareness among employers, employees and, especially, customers and citizens about the importance of decent work and socially responsible tourism so that Our country's tourism industry is recognized as an example of quality and comprehensive sustainability. Customers and users will easily distinguish fair hotels with the label "Fairhotels"


Andalucia contribution to Tourism of Tomorrow Laboratory

The Tourism of Tomorrow Laboratory (ToT LAB) is designed to be an EU hub for gathering research, innovation, expertise, and data on tourism, in the framework of the Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism Platform.

More info about ToT LAB

More info about Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism Platform


Andalucía Lab


Andalucía Lab is a department of the Public Company Turismo Andaluz, dependent agency of the Regional Goverment of Tourism and Trade, which aims to achieve a more competitive destination, acting on the thousands of businesses that make up the tourism sector.

It works for the small hotel, restaurant, so that the professionals know how to sell online or how to leverage technology solutions in their businesses, in the belief that this transformation, from bottom to top, allows to build a destination whose competitiveness is sustainable in the time.

Research by Visit Flanders on Resident Attitudes Towards Tourism in Bruges


Worldwide visitor numbers in destinations are growing and even more growth is forecasted in the coming decades. In the European art city segment the increase of the number of visitors is expected to be even stronger. However, more and more we see negative newsabout crowding and the pressure on residents. VISITFLANDERSwants to investigate the carrying capacity in Flemish tourism destinations. This needs to be done from different angles:

Catalan "Tourism For All" Programme


"Tourism For All" Programme implemented by the Catalan Tourist Board, aims to:


-Provide Information for the traveller with special accessibility needs: - our website promotes the 25 destinations we currently have identified as accessible in our region, which include about 1.300  tourism resources

-Raise awareness of accessibility and inclusion among all agents of the Catalan touristic sector

Ligurian Tourism Plan to Offer Diversification also Enhancing Smaller Areas


The Ligurian Tourism Plan 2020, is developed in line with the 2017-2022 Italian Nations Strategic Development Plan.

One of the main themes of the national and ligurian tourism plan is about offering diversification also enhancing smaller areas.

International Exibition "Civilisation and the Mediterranean" in Cagliari as part of the "Heritage Tourism" Project by Sardinia Region


The Mediterranean, the meeting point of the oldest Civilizations, in an international exhibition that brings hundreds of artifacts and tools from the Neolithic Age to Late Antiquity in Sardinia.

A dialogue with many voices awaits its spectators in Cagliari, from February 14 to June 16, 2019, in two beautiful locations – the National Archaeological Museum and Palazzo di Città.

European Hiking Villages


German Speaking Community of Belgium is a new partner of the European Hiking Villages and is pleased sharing with the other NECSTouR members some information about it.


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