Project Summary



Protecting and promoting Mediterranean natural and cultural resources

Programme specific objective: To enhance sustainable development policies for more efficient valorisation of natural resources and cultural heritage in coastal and adjacent maritime areas of a sustainable and responsible coastal and maritime tourism in the MED Area.

Role of NECSTouR:

NECSTouR is responsible of the transferring of the main Project outputs (set of indicators to support the policy-makers towards the adoption of Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism policy, and an open platform for policy benchmarking, a green beach model,...) to other Coastal and Maritime Destinations.

The network is also supporting the capitalisation of the final Mediterranean Coastal and Maritime Tourism Management Model.

Besides NECSTouR, five other NECSTouR members are in the Partnership Consortium: Tuscany Region (lead Partners),  CNR-IBIMET, IPTPO (HR), Tourism and Sport of Andalusia (ES) and the University of Girona (ES).

MITOMED background

Related Content

  • Public News

NECSTouR Experience on Developing Platforms for Tourism Statistics


Mrs Ana Moniche from the Region of Andalusia intervened on behalf of NECSTouR Working Group on Indicators at the 18th meeting of the UNWTO's Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account.

  • Public News

Third Project Meeting of MITOMED+ in Florence: Informed Decision Making in Sustainable Development of Tourism


The third project meeting of MITOMED+ Project has been held in Florence (IT), on the 18th of January 2018.

  • Public News

Happy new (Tourism) Year 2018!


NECSTouR is glad to wish you a happy, healthy and successful New Year 2018!

2018 will be a great opportunity for us to contribute on two key-appointments of the European calendar:

  • Public News

NECSTouR at the Global INSTO Meeting 2017


The last intervention of this year 2017 of NECSTouR has been at the Global INSTO Meeting 2017, on the 14th of December 2017 in Madrid.

NECSTouR Working Group Leader on Indicators presented how Sustainable Tourism Indicators can help policy makers on the better management of Mediterranean Destinations.

  • Publications

The Athens Declaration for a Sustainable Tourism


The Mediterranean region is welcoming millions of tourists every year. Though the tourism sector represents almost 11% of the region GDP and almost the 12% of the employment, its growth is stagnating while the consequences on the environment and the socio-economic fabrics are becoming more severe.

  • Public News

NECSTouR's priorities for the upcoming year 2018 presented at the European Tourism Day


"In NECSTouR we believe that the European Tourism has already the hardware - meaning the products and the infrastructures - and it is time now to invest on the software - meaning innovation and skills"