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NECSTouR Regional Cases for Data Measurement presented in Berlin


NECSTouR Project Officer, Mrs. Marta Domper, presented the NECSTouR experience on data measurement to better manage destinations at the International Conference "Measuring Sustainability in Tourism – Opportunities and Limitations".


The two initiatives presented are implemented in the framework of the NECSTouR Working Group on Indicators:

NECSTouR Contributes to the MED Policy Recommendations on Sustainable Tourism

As part of the MITOMED+ Project, NECSTouR Secretariat and some of its members (Andalusia, Insittute of Agriculte and Tourism in Porec and CNR-IBIMET) attended the Workshop of the MED Sustainability Community "Towards Policy Recommendations on Sustainable Tourism: Shaping the Results of the MED Community".

Zuid-Limburg verwelkomt BRANDTour partners


“Interregional Learning Event” in historisch Sittard en fruitgemeente Eijsden-Margraten


NECSTouR reflects on Tourism and Culture with Brazilian and Portuguese Academics


NECSTouR Working Group Leader on Cultural Tourism - Mr José Luis Maestro, Galicia Region - presented the Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit", as a good example on how to balance Tourism and Cultural Heritage preservation.


L'Ile-de-France lance son parcours de la gastronomie


Un "parcours de la gastronomie en Ile-de-France", destiné à mettre en valeur les produits culinaires régionaux, a été lancé officiellement mercredi par la présidente de la Région, Valérie Pécresse.

Ce parcours doit "être une vitrine internationale du patrimoine culinaire", "permettre aux touristes de découvrir la gastronomie francilienne", et "renforcer l'attractivité de la région", a expliqué la conseillère régionale et chef cuisinière Babette de Rozières, qui porte le projet depuis plus de trois ans.

NECSTouR inspires the Future of the Short-term Rental and Single Market with the Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit"


NECSTouR Vice-President, Mr Jan Korthoudt Flanders Region, presented the view of NECSTouR Member Regions on legislative challenges and opportunities linked with the Short-term rental and the Single Market, during a Lunch Debate organised by the European Holiday Home Association (EHHA) at the European Parliament.


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.