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En balade dans la région frontalière avec l’appli « EUREGIO Randonnées Frontalières »

 

Pour tous ceux qui souhaitent explorer à pied ou à vélo notre belle et diverse région frontalière autour du Coin des trois pays Belgique, Allemagne, Pays-Bas sans se soucier des frontières, un calculateur d’itinéraires pédestres et cyclistes est désormais disponible sous la forme d’une application mobile quadrilingue.

First STAR Cities Interregional Learning Session: Study visits, workshop and steering committee

 

The first STAR Cities Interregional Learning Session took place in Rome from 17 to 19 July 2019. The three-day event was hosted by the Lazio Region and was dedicated to study visits, a day of workshop and to finish with, the steering committee.

NECSTouR in a New Partnership to Focus on Sustainable Tourism in Europe

Representing academic experts, national tourism organisations, industry, local government and other stakeholders, the partnership models the creative collaboration needed between public and private sectors to develop better policy and tourism products. The goals of the partnership are to create actionable policy, to use smart data, analysis and actionable insights to make destinations attractive and viable places to live, work and visit in the long-term.

The Main European Tourism Regions Set the Roadmap Towards the Sustainable Tourism of Tomorrow During the 10th NECSTouR General Assembly Meeting Held in the Canary Islands

The 36 Regions members of NECSTouR approved in their General Assembly Meeting an interregional cooperation strategy to deliver rapid solutions to the common destination challenges, such as the territory preservation, managing big data and stimulating talent as drivers for the sustainability and competitiveness of the territory.

NECSTouR Recommendations to the EU Committee of the Regions on how to Address the Impact of Brexit on Tourism

Five urgent recommendations. Based on their experience and ongoing assessments and a further overview on Brexit delivered one year ago for the European Parliament (read more), the NECSTouR Regions called for the following five urgent measures:

NECSTouR Welcomes Sustainability as the Key-priority of the Finnish Presidency to the EU

NECSTouR congratulates the Finnish Government for having chosen to focus its semester of Presidency of the Council of the European Union - from July until December 2019 - around the slogan "Sustainable Europe, Sustainable Future".

The priorities for Finland’s Presidency are

NECSTouR Elected as a Member of the Board of the UNWTO Affiliate Members

Being NECSTouR the European platform for knowledge exchange and project development in the field of sustainable and competitive tourism and being our core members regional tourism authorities working closely with the tourism businesses and academic institutions, this election will give us the opportunity to join efforts in maximizing the expertise among the rich and diverse group of key tourism stakeholders that the Affiliated Members of the UNWTO represents.

NECSTouR Elected as a Member of the Board of the UNWTO Affiliate Members

 

NECSTouR is pleased to announce its election as a Member of the Board of the UNWTO Affiliate Members.

 

NECSTouR Welcomes Sustainability as the Key-priority for the Finnish Presidency to the EU

 

NECSTouR congratulates the Finnish Government for having chosen to focus its semester of Presidency of the Council of the European Union - from July until December 2019 - around the slogan "Sustainable Europe, Sustainable Future".

 

The priorities for Finland’s Presidency are

EPSI and NECSTouR Establish a Strategic Partnership to Enhance Synergies Between Tourism and Sports

 

NECSTouR President Patrick Torrent and EPSI Executive Director Alberto Bichi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding prior to the EPSI conference in Brussels on the 4-5 of July 2019, with the strong believe that a reinforced collaboration between Tourism and Sports will benefit two sectors which are strategically complementary in the European institutions.

We wish you a Great Sustainable and Competitive Summer Break!

 

It's summer time and NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat wishes you all the best!

The NECSTouR Secretariat team is available over the summer is as follows:

From 15/07 to 21/07 Cristina Nuñez and Marta Domper
From 22/07 to 02/08 Cristina Nuñez, Tomaso Comazzi and Marta Domper
From 05/08 to 09/08 Tomaso Comazzi and Marta Domper
From 12/08 to 20/08 Sandra de Puig
From 21/08 to 23/08 Sandra de Puig, Tomaso Comazzi and Marta Domper
 

You can reach us as follows:

NECSTouR Open Call for a Communication Internship

 

NECSTouR is looking for a motivated individual to join the Permanent Secretariat Team in Brussels in order to support our new strategy 2019 – 2021 implementation.

The internship length is of 6 months minimum (starting as soon as the candidate is selected in the fall 2019).

 

Tasks and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Communication Manager, the trainee’s main mission will be to: