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Lanzarote to host a masterclass on sustainability for destination leaders Op-Ed Article signed by NECSTouR Managing Director Cristina Nuñez Cuesta

NECSTouR, the Network of European Regions for Sustainable and Competitive Tourism, and SPEL-Lanzarote, the organisation responsible for the tourism promotion of Lanzarote, are committed to “Empowering Destination Leaders to Deliver Sustainability” in a joint Masterclass on 14-16 March 2023 in Lanzarote. The masterclass will provide destination leaders with knowledge and practical tools to deliver the necessary action for tackling three major common challenges: reducing seasonality, measuring tourism’s carbon footprint, and fostering tourism’s climate action.

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In 2018, the Barcelona Declaration “Better Places to Live Better Places to Visit” was created from the willingness of NECSTouR members to respond to the residents’ concerns about the uses of territorial assets for tourism activity.


Don't miss 'NECSTouR PROJECTS INFO DAY: Develop Your Sustainable Tourism Project', an online event taking place on 23 March at 10:00 am CET on the 2nd call for proposals of the Interreg Europe Programme open from 15 March 2023.

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NECSTouR and SPEL-Turismo Lanzarote will jointly organise a two-day masterclass on 14-16 March in Lanzarote


On 6-7 June 2023, our Annual General Meeting will take place in Saint-Ouen, Île-de-France Region. 

The meeting is hosted at the Île-de-France Regional Council 8 boulevard Victor Hugo, 93400 Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine. 
Subway lines 13 or 14: Mairie de Saint-Ouen. 

Check our Event Page for more info! 

Stay tuned and Rendez-vous à Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine!

Masterclass: Empowering Destination Leaders to Deliver Sustainability

NECSTouR and SPEL-Turismo Lanzarote are committed to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable tourism governance, in line with both the European Tourism Agenda 2030 and the Glasgow targets.

An exciting 2022 for NECSTouR! What’s next? Looking forward to many interesting projects for 2023

We are very grateful to our network for this year, full of activities, insightful meetings, projects, and great events. Since 2007, we have undertaken a unique journey reaching today more than 70 organisations around Europe, namely 40+ Tourism Regional Managing Authorities and 29 associated and academic members from the Private and Public sectors representing 21 European countries. Finally, we are expanding with a bright team coming from different European regions, united by the passion for tourism!

DATES: Turning the vision of a European Tourism Data Space into reality

NECSTouR proudly announces to be part of the EU-funded DATES Tourism Data Space project. The aim of this project is to explore approaches and options for deploying a secure and trusted tourism data space, ensuring transparent control of data access, use and re-use.

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat welcomes our new Network Marketing and Communication Manager

Ciao, my name is Irene Paolinelli and I have joined NECSTouR's team as Network Marketing and Communication Manager. I will be working with Cristina, Tomaso, Oyana and Justine with the mission of:

NECSTouR permanent secretariat kindly welcomes our new project officer

Hello, Hallo, Salut, Hola, Ciao!


I am Justine Bauters, the new European Tourism Project Officer at NECSTouR. I will be supporting the team in a variety of tasks related to European Tourism projects.

My main tasks will consist of

NECSTouR Director Speaks at DG GROW Tourism Unit Transition Pathway for Tourism Stakeholder Event

As we continue to implement our key work programme missions towards achieving a more sustainable tourism of tomorrow, these also align with the European Commission's Tourism Transition Pathway and their Call for Commitments to the Pathway.