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NECSTouR showcases tourist destinations' mobility challenges and opportunites at Urban Transport workshop

During the Interreg MED Urban Transport community’s workshop in Brussels, Thomas Guillot, project officer in NECSTouR, presented our good practices from Rethymno, Hamburg and Barcelona on “Mobility challenges and opportunities for Tourist Destinations”.

NECSTouR and its member Regions’ co-implementation of the Tourism Transition Pathway

Following the publication by the European Commission in February of the Tourism Transition Pathway (TTP), and their recent invitation for us to express our concrete commitment by answering their call for commitments survey, on 11th May we organised a successful webinar "How NECSTouR and our Regions can Implement the Tourism Transition Pathway Through Interregional Cooperation".

NECSTouR Vice President Torrent Speaks at High Level Debate at the United Nations Headquarters

On 4 May, NECSTouR Vice President Mr Torrent spoke at the High-level Thematic Debate “Putting sustainable and resilient tourism at the heart of an inclusive recovery”, convened by the President of the General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Register to the Interreg Euro-MED Academy course on Sustainable Tourism

On June 6, The Interreg Euro-Med Academy launches its free online learning program on "Sustainable Tourism and Mobility for the Mediterranean". Designed in the framework of the Interreg MED programme, by two international experts - Nagore Uresandi Espinosa PhD, CEO of IN2destinations, and Ioanna Pagoni, PhD in Civil & Transportation Engineer - the course will jointly address sustainable tourism and mobility issues.

NECSTouR Exchanges with European Hotels and Restaurants on Joint Strategies towards Tourism Recovery

On 28 April, NECSTouR Vice-President Torrent, joined the General Assembly of HOTREC in Prague. He brought an overview on how NECSTouR is accelerating the European Tourism Recovery through the implementation of the Tourism Transition Pathway and other strategies on sustainable tourism, in front of the representatives of the umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes in Europe.

 

NECSTouR Director Speaks at ETOA Webinar on "Supporting Tourism’s Recovery: Destination And Regional Perspectives"

On 20th April NECSTouR Director, Cristina Nuñez, gave an intervention in the "Supporting Tourism’s Recovery: Destination And Regional Perspectives" Webinar, moderated by Tim Fairhurst (Secretary General, ETOA) and alongside Petra Stušek (President, City Destinations Alliance) and Nico de Mol ( Account Manager Travel Trade, THE OTHER HOLLAND). The event aimed to explore the challenges and opportunities in public-p

ToT Lab Releases Executive Summary Report on "Strategies to Attract Technological Talent to the Tourism Sector: A Study for the Valencia Region"

On 31st March, Tourism of Tomorrow Lab - the new NECSTouR Department which delivers services based on data to Premium members - fulfilled its first deliverable in the form of the webinar  "Strategies to Attract Technological Talent to the Tourism Sector: A Study for the Valencia Region".

NECSTouR advocates for coordination on data use during HERIT DATA Final Conference

The Interreg MED project HERIT DATA showcased projects results during their Final Conference held from Madrid on the 7th of April. HERIT DATA partners includes our members from Tuscany, Occitanie and Valencia region and our friends from CPMR or Avitem. NECSTouR was invited to share our opinions on HERIT DATA policy recommendations, to promote the Tourism of Tomorrow Lab.

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat Kindly Welcomes our new Communication Assistant!

My name is Emme Johnson and I am the new Communication Assistant at NECSTouR. For the next six months I will be supporting the team in a variety of communication tasks related to the daily workings of NECSTouR, upcoming events and ongoing European Projects.

NECSTouR president presents our strategic actions on data monitoring during Panoramed event on costal and maritime tourism

NECSTouR President Dr. Manuel Alejandro Cardenete, deputy-minister from Andalucía Region, presented the Tourism of Tomorrow Lab and data-oriented projects in the Mediterranean area during PANORAMED high-level event on coastal and maritime tourism. It was the first public event unveiling our Handbook on How to use EU recovery funds and ERDF 2021-2027 for sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region.

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat Kindly Welcomes our new Policy and Project Assistant!

I am Oyana Marius, and I will be working for NECSTouR as a Policy and Project Assistant until September 2022 by supporting the implementation of the increasing number of projects and initiatives dealing with the transition towards the “Tourism of Tomorrow”.

My main mission will be to

Tourism Manifesto Position Paper on the New Regulations for EU Digital Covid Certificate

NECSTouR and the other members of the Tourism Manifesto (70 public and private travel and tourism organisations) propose several amendments to the European Commission for the new EU Digital COVID Certificate Regulation with the aim to secure the freedom of movement across the continent and guarantee harmonised rules when the Certificate is in use.