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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.

NECSTouR and CPMR Take Steps Towards for Future Collaboration on European Tourism Policy and Strategies

 

NECSTouR and CPMR committed to take steps towards in their collaboration about their involvement in political and technical initiatives concerning existing and future European Tourism policy and strategies by signing together a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

 

A new Intern from Galicia to Support the NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat

 

My name is Paloma, I come from Spain and I will be collaborating with NECSTouR and Fundation Galicia Europa as a trainee until the end of the year.

I came to Brussels through a scholarship obtained thanks to the Axencia de Turismo de Galicia, depending on the regional Government of the Xunta de Galicia.

Canary Islands was NECSTouR Speaker to ETOA Summit in the Alps

 

 Mr Sergio Moreno Gil, Vice Minister for Tourism, Industry and Commerce at the Canary Islands has been invited by the NECSTouR strategic partner of ETOA to the "European Tourism Summit in the Alps" in Lucerne.

100 companies in tourism sign at ANVR's Sustainability event to reduce plastic waste at holiday destinations

 

100 companies and organisations from the tourism sector signed the International Tourism Plastic Pledge at ANVR’s Sustainability Event ‘collaborating on creating better places’. In doing so, they are expressing their joint commitment to reduce plastic pollution at holiday destinations worldwide.

NECSTouR Calls the European Tourism Sector for a Behavioural Change Towards Sustainability

 

On the occasion of the NECSTouR Conference "Driving Sustainable Destinations Change Through Trans-Regional Cooperation", NECSTouR launched a call for action addressed to all the European Institutions, destinations and tourism stakeholders claiming for a joint effort to achieve a behavioral change towards European Sustainable Destinations.

 

First STAR Cities stakeholders meeting in Kaunas

 

Twenty five community members participated from different Kaunas and Kaunas district areas : community managers, members of Kaunas 2022 program We, the people. Two more meetings (for representatives of the administration of Kaunas and Kaunas district municipalities, Tourism offices) of local stakeholders will be organized this year.