External Event


Meeting of the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism


There are some important agenda points which are related tourism policy:

  • 12.00 - Presentation and a debate on the study "Over-tourism - impact and possible policy responses"
  • 14.30 - Exchange of views with Commissioner Bienkowska on the situation of the tourism industry
  • 17.30 - Exchange of views with Filip Cornelis, Director for aviation DG MOVE on the outcome of the 40th General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)


World Travel Market London 2019


Meet the other NECSTouR Members at the World Travel Market

Offering the most effective business to business networking opportunities for the international community of travel professionals is at the core of the of the World Travel Market (WTM), London, 4-6 November.

Since several NECSTouR members will attend the event, as Secretariat we are available to facilitate your networking there with other members.

Shaping our Future in Smarter Regions and Cities: Digitalisation, Jobs, Growth


The aim of the Participatory Lab is to discuss the prospects and challenges of digitalised labour focusing on regional growth and global competition. Synergies across regions, cities, sectors and specialisations will ensure EU-wide impact.

This event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Cities and Regions

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat will attend the event.

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PANORAMED Participatory Lab


The Interreg MED Programme together with its PANORAMED governance project suggests the "Europe 2030 Laboratory" - a simulation session on the future of the Mediterranean. As the PANORAMED project is complemented by a high-level institutional standpoint - the capitalisation goals of the 8 Interreg MED project communities - the Europe 2030 Laboratory is an interactive session which aims to simulate an informal lively EU debate on maritime coastal tourism, maritime surveillance and innovation, critical topics for the future of the Mediterranean region.

European Capitals of Culture - Regional Development and Culture


European Capitals of Culture (ECoCs) is one of the most successful programmes in the EU, promoting cultural diversity in Europe and contributing to the long-term development of cities and regions. Running since 1985, over 60 different European cities and regions have hosted the title year.

This event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Cities and Regions

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat will attend the event.

How can ESIF tourism projects support regional development? Exploring best practice across the EU


Tourism is a key driver of employment, competitiveness, and cohesion in the European Union. Considering its importance for the EU, there is a potential to further exploit it as a tool for local, rural and regional development, as well as urban regeneration. The aim of the workshop will be to discuss and promote good practices in sustainable tourism projects, which have been financed by the ESIF. Furthermore, it will provide a platform for knowledge exchange and joint learning on the contribution of ESIF-supported tourism projects to local and regional development.

Fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region


The MED Sustainable Tourism Community will organise on the 9th of October 2019 an event about "Fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region".

Baltic Sea World Heritage Summit


The Summit has been a conference and a forum for coastal World Heritage Sites around the Baltic Sea, to strengthen cooperation and exchange of best practices. The summit has been attended by leading politicians and key individuals from the region.

IV International Conference on Tourism Dynamcs and Trends (ICTDT2019)


The IV International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends (ICTDT2019) will be held in Rome (Italy), at University of Rome Unitelma Sapienza, October 22-24 2019.


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