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NECSTouR Intervenes in High-Level "Transition of EU tourism – EU Funding Opportunities" Webinar

On 20 June 2022, NECSTouR's Director presented testimony and good practices of using EU funds for tourism in practice at the "Transition of EU tourism – EU Funding Opportunities" Webinarorganised by the European Commission and Committee of the Regions.

NECSTouR showcases good practices for the four pillars of InCircle

Thomas Guillot, project officer in NECSTouR permanent Secretariat, was invited to deliver a keynote on the “main bottlenecks and opportunities for Sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean” during the Interreg MED InCircle final event in Barcelona, taking place one day before the II MED Sustainable Tourism Convention.

NECSTouR supports WINTERMED Policy Recommendations for Better Cooperation in the MED

As WINTERMED’s associated partner and their horizontal angel in the Interreg MED Sustainable Tourism community, NECSTouR was invited to take part in the policy section of WINTERMED Final and Capitalisation Event on May 31st. The theme was "Shared vision and commitment to year-round sustainable tourism in Mediterranean island destinations and beyond", the policy section included the participation of Josiane Cutajar (MEP) and Valentina Superti (European Commission).

NECSTouR speaks at Gaia-X Tourism Data Space Event

On Thursday 9 June 2022 Cristina Nuñez, NECSTouR Director, and Ana Moniche BermejoSenior Analyst, Turismo Andaluz and NECSTouR Tourism of Tomorrow Lab, were pleased to give a keynote address at the Tourism Data Spaces online event "How Can Dataspaces Contribute to the Tourism Development in Europe Through Citizen-Centred Offerings" by Gaia-X, the frontr

European Cultural Tourism Awards 2022

‘Relaunching European Tourism through Cultural Heritage & Digitalisation’ is the overall theme of the European Cultural Tourism Awards 2022.

Get ready for the Interreg Euro-MED Academy Program on Funding Opportunities and Cooperation Mechanisms

The Interreg Euro-MED Academy Learning Programme on “Funding cooperation mechanisms and opportunities for a sustainable Mediterranean” Learning Programme aims to reflect on the future of European Territorial Cooperation and present several ways of improvement in the Mediterranean. Courses start on June 13, 2022.

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