Here you can find all the latest publications on Tourism Policy from NECSTouR members, EU Institutions and other tourism stakeholders!

How can mountain regions make use of the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy funds?

What are the objectives and activities supported by the Cohesion Policy between 2021 and 2027? How can the Cohesion Policy be used to finance projects in the mountains over the 2021-2027 period?

Guidelines for the sustainability of cruising and recreational boating in the Mediterranean region

Our partner in the INTERREG MED Sustainable Tourism project, Plan Bleu, the centre of expertise for development and environment at the service of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, just published its “Guidelines for the sustainability of cruising and recreational boating in the Mediterranean region”.

Tourism of Tomorrow Lab Report ‘How to Attract Technological Talent to Tourism’

This report is an extract of a study carried out by the Tourism of Tomorrow Lab department of NECSTouR for the Region of Valencia and other Premium destinations within its network.


Executive Summary

This document is a brief summary of a broader work which aims to improve efforts to attract, retain, and train technological talent for the tourism sector.

This study replies to three specific questions:

Survey of the accommodation sector in Flanders

From 17 January to 11 February 2022 inclusive, VISITFLANDERS, in cooperation with Westtoer, the provincial tourist organisations and the tourist organisations of the art cities, organised a large-scale survey of the accommodation sector. This survey gauged, among other things, the status of the accommodation sector and the impact of Corona on the annual balance sheet, personnel policy and investments.  

Tourism and cycling study in Île-de-France

During the preparation of  the next regional plan for the development of tourism and leisure in Île-de-France, the Paris Ile-de-France Regional Tourism Committee wanted to join forces with Enlarge Your Paris, Vianney Delourme and Renaud Charles to examine the conditions for the successful development of sustainable bicycle tourism in the destination. 

Transition pathway for tourism

On 4 February 2022 the European Commission unveiled the transition pathway for tourism, the first in a series of transition pathways for EU industrial ecosystems.