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NECSTouR Contribution to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

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NECSTouR President Presents in Belfast on how Maximising the Impact of Tourism on Local Neighbourhoods

Aug 09, 2018

 

Mr Patrick Torrent - NECSTouR President, Catalonia Region - intervened during a session on ‘Maximising the Impact of Tourism on Local Neighbourhoods’, organised at The Sta Mary’s University College campus on the Falls Road (West Belfast) on the 8th of August.

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NECSTouR's Vision on a Well Balanced Tourism Promotion Presented at the AITR's Debate on the "Overtourism"

May 31, 2018

 

The Italian Association of Responsible Tourism (AITR) - an Associate Member of NECSTouR - organised in the framework of the ITACA Festival in Bologna a roundtable on the so-called "overtourism" with the title "Inhabitants VS Tourists: Responsible Tourism showing the Way".

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Awards 2018 Special Edition: Cultural Heritage as an Asset for Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

May 04, 2018

 

Cultural tourism is the fastest growing sector of European tourism and can contribute both to the sustainability and competitiveness of tourism in the European Union and beyond and to the sustainable future of heritage sites and local communities.

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Thematic Conference "Local-Led Initiatives on Tourism and Cultural Heritage: a Legacy for Europe"

 

NECSTouR and Xunta de Galicia are pleased to invite you to attend the Thematic Conference "Local-Led Initiatives on Tourism and Cultural Heritage: a Legacy for Europe".
 
NECSTouR, in the framework of 2018 EYCH with the support of the European Heritage Alliance, is leading the pan European dialogue on tourism and cultural heritage and Xunta de Galicia is supporting this initiative, as leader of its Working Group on Cultural Tourism.

NECSTouR Annual General Meeting 2018

 

NECSTouR members are invited to join the NECSTouR Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be organised in Brussels, on the 10th of October.

  • 09.00-12.15: Administrative session (for Members only)
  • 12.15-16.00: Workshop the Tourism of Tomorrow (for Members only)
  • 16.00-17.15: New Executive Committee Elections and AGM Closing (for Members only)
  • 19.00-21.00: Cocktail (for Members only)

 

Cultural Heritage in Europe: linking past and future

 

26 June 2018, Hemicycle of the European Parliament, Brussels - 14:00-19:00 CET

Today more than ever, it is vital to highlight and foster European heritage and creativity. On 26 June 2018, the European Parliament is therefore organising a High-Level Conference on "Cultural heritage in Europe" in the Hemicycle at the initiative of President Tajani and in close cooperation with the Committee on Culture and Education, chaired by Ms Petra Kammerevert.

The Regional and Local dimension under the Cultural Heritage

 

Regions are key players in achieving the he European Year for Cultural Heritage (EYCH) objectives because they are closer to citizens. Regions can be proactive in the promotion of cultural heritage, acting as a catalyst for creativity, competitiveness, innovation, new skills for young generation, inclusion, sustainability and protection. Finally, regions can also strengthen cultural heritage as a pivotal element of  international relations.

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