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Smart Specialisation Platform on Tourism Presented to Innovation Stakeholders from the South-Muntenia Region

 

On behalf of NECSTouR, Mrs Marina Delgado - Andalusia Region, Vice-Presidency of NECSTouR - has been invited by the European Commission to present to the Innovation Stakeholders from the South-Muntenia Region the role of NECSTouR in the European tourism policy and its initiative on Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism within the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation.

Flanders is one of the Champion Pilot Regions of the OECD Territorial Approach to the SDGs

 

The Region of Flanders is among the 7 Champion Pilots Cities and Regions that will test the Territorial Approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)) by the OECD.

The Programme seeks to support interested cities and regions to develop, implement and monitor strategies to achieve the SDGs and fostering a territorial approach to the SDGs by;

Call for Destinations: Deadline for Applying for the Awards 2019 "Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism" extended until the 15 July

 

The 2019 edition of the Awards for ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism’ is organised by the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) and it is open to all tourist destinations across Europe, national, regional and local authorities, tourism boards and associations, destination management organisations, museums, interpretation centres, festivals and cultural NGOs.

Apply for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020 Competition

 

We are pleased to inform you about the launch of the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020 competition

The deadline for applications from EU cities is 10 May 2019 at 18:00 CET.

 

The Manifesto Tourism Legacy Paper Presented to the President of the European Parliament

 

TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRY CALLS ON EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COMMISSION TO MOVE TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED EUROPEAN TOURISM POLICY

 

The Manifesto Tourism Legacy Paper has been signed and presented today to Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament

 

EU CoR Opinion on Sustainable Tourism: NECSTouR Vice-President Cardenete Appointed as Rapporteur

The NAT Commission (on Natural Resources and Tourism) of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) approved that an own initiative opinion on sustainable tourism will be released.

The NECSTouR Executive Committee Kick-Off Meeting Focused on the Definition of the New Strategy 2019-2021

 

The NECSTouR Executive Committee met on the 29 and 30 January in Brussels, at the Scotland Europa premises.

MITOMED+ Project Meeting in Girona

 

The 11th project meeting of MITOMED+ Project has been held in Girona (ES), on the 24th and 25th of January 2019.

The event has been attended by NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat and representatives from the other Members involved in this project – Tuscany Region, Andalusia, Poreç Institute of Agriculture and Tourism and the University of Girona.

"Flanders is International" Brochure has been Published with a Chapter Dedicated to Tourism

 

The Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs recently published a brochure in which they are giving to their partners an insight in their approach and goals. A chapter in the brochure (pp 23-26) is dedicated to tourism.

Download the Brochure

 

Tourism is a Priority for the Romanian Presidency of the EU

 

From January to June 2019, for the first time in its history, the Council of the European Union will be chaired by Romania.