NECSTouR Role

The initiative "Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism" is one of the 11 thematic Areas of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation (S3P-Industry), by the European Commission.

S3 Platform

NECSTouR support this initiative, which is promoted by some of its member Regions: Andalucia (ES) (leader), Catalonia (ES), Lazio (IT), Tuscany (IT), Valencia (ES)

A more detailed description of that initiative and further information about that are available here.

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Call for Contribution: Let's develop the Tourism of Tomorrow through Data Analysis

Do you believe that data analysis will play a pivotal role in regenerating our industry, badly damaged by the COVID-19 outbreak? Are you facing any challenge with data for tourism-related purposes? Is it likely you plan to work with third party players for the sourcing & analysis of data over the next 18 months?

If so, the Tourism of Tomorrow Lab may come up with solutions to help your recovery

Committee of Regions: Regions and cities use the COVID-19 crisis to spark a debate on resilience and sustainability in the tourism sector

On 8 December, an opinion drafted by Manuel Alejandro Cardenete Flores (ES/Renew Europe), Deputy Minister for Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration of the Regional Government of Andalusia and the Vice-President of NECSTouR, was presented during the plenary session of the Committee of Regions.

NECSTouR at the Tourism Innovation Summit 2020: Summary Report

NECSTouR was strategic partner at the TIS - Tourism Innovation Summit, 2020 (25-27 November 2020, Seville).

 

NECSTouR Executive Committee agrees on which actions to focus efforts for Regional Recovery

NECSTouR Executive Committee met last 28th of October to debrief on the meeting with the Director General of DG Internal Market – Ms Kerstin Jorna, follow up of the European Tourism Convention and agree the next strategic actions of NECSTouR.

 

NECSTouR ToT Lab rewarded by the European Commission

 

The NECSTouR project Tourism of Tomorrow Lab has just been rewarded by the European Commission. It will shortly benefit from expertise business and legal advisory support the commercial running of the project in the market.

 

Andalusia: COVID-19 – Tourism Contigency Plan (Update 27/04)

Junta de Andalucía has created a task force to overcome the crisis appointing experts from different departments: among others Marketing, Communication, Statistics and Big Data, from different organizational structures in the Andalusia Regional Government. This multidisciplinary team continuously analyses the evolution of the pandemic and its effects on the World, Spanish and Andalusian tourism industry. The Regional Government of Andalusia has drawn up a Contingency Plan based on the results of the first estimations on the possible evolution of tourism in the region by 2020, to which 300 million € have been allocated.

Insights from the NECSTouR and Amadeus Workshop "Smart use of big data for sustainable management and promotion of destinations"

NECSTouR destination Managers specialised in data management, publicity and marketing and Amadeus gathered in Marbella to discuss on how to smartly use data for online promotion and sustainable management for the promotion of their destination and to find out more about the relevance and sources of data and concrete case studies from other European Destinations.

 

The NECSTouR Tourism of Tomorrow Laboratory

Tourism is the third biggest industry in Europe. While regional and national stakeholder and activities support tourism businesses, accessing international investment channels is still challenging taking into account that tourism companies are mostly SMEs

 

Summary of analysis of digital trends in tourism and customer digital mobile behaviour

 

Visit Arctic Europe – Interreg Nord project prepared an analysis on Digital Tourism, analysing the main digital trends in tourism and customer digital mobile behaviour.

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