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NECSTouR Commits to Ensure Further Continuation for the Main Achievements of MITOMED+ Project

NECSTouR President, Mr Patrick Torrent, presented during the final conference of the Interreg MED Project MITOMED+ (Models of Integrated Tourism in the MEDiterranean Plus) how NECSTouR will ensure the further capitalisation and dissemination of the main project’s achievements.

Visit Scotland advocates for Sustainable Tourism Growth in a Changing Climate at their Annual St Andrew's Lecture

 

Lord Thurso, Chair of Visit Scotland, a member of NECSTouR, delivered this year’s St. Andrew’s Lecture on 26 November in Brussels. Almost 100 representatives from the tourism industry, networks, EU institutions, academics, journalists and other stakeholders were attending, including NECSTOuR permanent secretariat.

 

NECSTouR Invited to Establish Synergies at the Inaugural Conference of MED PEARLS Project in Barcelona

 

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat was invited by NECSTouR presidency the Catalonia Region  - leader of the MED PEARLS initiative to moderate a roundtable during their inaugural conference on “The Mediterranean As Innovative, Integral and Unique Destination for Slow Tourism” on the 19th of november in Barcelona.

 

NECSTouR Met the Municipal Council of Ringkøbing-Skjern to Discuss Opportunities and Next Steps

 

NECSTouR Secretariat met with the Municipal Council of Ringkøbing-Skjern municipality - part of the NECSTouR member Danish Western Coast Partnership - to discuss cooperation on Sustainable Tourism, Smart Funding, EU Policies, on the 14th of November at the Central Denmark EU Office in Brussels.

NECSTouR shares good practices from its members and the CHARM project on Rural Tourism in Galicia

NECSTouR was invited by the Galicia Region, a NECSTouR member, to take part of their conference about the future of the rural world, including agritourism, taking place in Santiago de Compostela, from the 5th to the 8th of November. Sandra de Puig, head of policy and knowledge at NECSTouR permanent secretariat, presented the CHARM project and the initiatives on rural tourism from different NECSTouR members.

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat Kindly Welcomes our new Communication Assistant!

I’m Thomas Guillot, your new communication officer for NECSTouR, responding directly to the communication manager. My main mission will be to contribute to NECSTouR communication strategy, by supporting the network promotion as well as the implementation of the network’s internal/external communication.

NECSTouR President presents the benefits of digitalization at ELEC/LECE annual conference at Baelaric Islands

 

Patrick Torrent, President of NECSTouR, was invited to take part of ELEC-LECE Mediterranean Commission annual conference « promoting Blue Tourism » held at the Parliament of the Balearic Islands, a NECSTouR Member.

Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019 Conferred in Granada

 

The city of Granada (Andalusia), hosted from the 24th to the 26th of October the 12th International Conference of Cultural Tourism in Europe, organized by the ECTN (European Network of Cultural Tourism) and awarded on behalf of NECSTouR and Andalusia Region the 3 winning destinations of the Sustainable Cultural Tourism award 2019 in the category of “Wine Tourism”.

 

Best Practices from MITOMED+ and NECSTouR Members Inspire EcoSTRIM Workshop by Tuscany Region

 

Various experiences from NECSTouR and its members have been showcased at the “@ttrazione Mare” Workshop. That event has been organised on the 22 October in Livorno by Tuscany Region (NECSTouR founding Region) to identifying good practices and cross-border strategies towards a new sustainable approach for the innovation of the maritime and coastal tourist offer.

 

NECSTouR Best Practices Protagonist at the European Tourism Forum 2019

 

The experiences of Gothenburg and Málaga awarded as the 2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism and the Andalusia Lab are some of the best practices from the NECSTouR destinations which has been highlighted with the occasion of the 18th European Tourism Forum who was held on the 9-10 October in Helsinki under the auspices of the Finnish Presidency of the European Union.

NECSTouR Brings its Results on Fostering Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean Area

 

Mr Tomaso Comazzi, NECSTouR Communication and Membership Manager, presented the perspective of NECSTouR and the MITOMED+ Project with the occasion of the conference "Fostering Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean Region" jointly organised by Adriatic Ionian Euroregion and Arco Latino, on behalf of the Bleutourmed project, on October 9th 2019 at the Tuscany Region Delegation Office in Brussels.