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NECSTouR Experience on how to Create Smart and Sustainable Tourism Destinations

Nov 21, 2017

 

The main focus of Mr Patrick Torrent - NECSTouR President, Catalonia Region - intervention at the "Trends & Dynamics'17 - Mega Drivers for Future Tourism" Event, was on three fundamental questions: How to assure a sustainable balance between visitors and residents?  How can big data meet tourism? How can collaborative models help to better manage destinations?

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Initiave on Safe Digital Tourism at the "GROW your REGIOn"

Nov 10, 2017

 

On the 8th of November, the three leading regions of the initiative "Digitalisation and Safety for Tourism" had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Steering Committee Meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation organised in the framework of the Conference GROW your REGIOn on the 8-9 November in Valencia.

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President Torrent presents sustainable Tourism managments' solutions at the Mediterrània Xàbia Forum

Oct 27, 2017

 

Mr Patrick Torrent, NECSTouR President, Region of Catalonia, intervened at the Mediterrània Xàbia Forum, during the first round table, focused on the challenge of the sustainable management of the tourism destinations.
The event has been organised on the 26th and 27th of October in the city of Xàbia (Region of Valencia).

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Discussing on Spirtual Tourism with the Marketing Circle Limburg

Oct 27, 2017

 

The 26th of October 2017 the Tourist Board South-Limburg, in the person of Mr Harry Trimbos ( manager European Projects), participated in the seminar, organized by the Marketing Circle Limburg, on Spiritual tourism: does silence sell?.

Present were policy-makers from the Provincial Government, city councils and entrepreneurs.

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Sustainability and Tourism Competitiveness: NECSTouR moderates the debate in Lanzarote

Oct 23, 2017

 

In the breathtaking framework of the “Auditorio Jameos del Agua” in Lanzarote, NECSTouR Regional experience contributed into the debate over Sustainability and Tourism Competitiveness, organised by the Responsible Tourism Institute and with the support of the Government of the Canary Islands, both members of NECSTouR.

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NECSTouR and South Limburg presented their 6 A's for a Sustainable Tourism at the European Tourism Forum 2017

Oct 20, 2017

 

Area, Access, Accommodation, Attractions, Awareness and Activation are the six A's for the energy efficiency, protection of natural resources and environmentally friendly measures towards a more Sustainable Tourism which Ms Anya Niewierra - Director of South Limburg Tourism Board - presented at the 16th European Forum in Tallin.

Per each of that six A's Ms Niewierra presented some good practices from South Limburg (in the Netherlands) and other NECSTouR member Regions.

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NECSTouR Enlightenment on the Dark Side of Mass Tourism

Oct 12, 2017

 

"The contemporary European Tourism is experiencing many challenges related with the mass tourism. NECSTouR believes that an intercultural dialogue is the answer to all that challenges"

With this words, the NECSTouR coordinator presented our point of view to the 4 MEPs and other participants during the round table discussion "The dark side of mass tourism: What should the industry do with the impact of mass tourism?", organised by MEP István Ujhelyi last 11th of October.

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Second Project Meeting of MITOMED+ in Girona: It is time for testing!

Oct 12, 2017

 

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat and representatives from the other Members involved in this project – Tuscany Region, Andalusia, Porec’s Institute of Agriculture and Turism and the Univesity of Girona - attended the second project meeting of MITOMED+ Project, on the 10th and 11th of October, in Girona (ES).

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Four Regional Examples on Talent Development in Tourism presented at the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference

Oct 10, 2017

 

In order to deliver a NECSTouR big picture on the Talent Development in Tourism, NECSTouR President, Region of Catalonia - Mr Patrick Torrent - presented the experiences of Catalonia, Emilia Romagna, the Valencian Community and the Business University of Prague.

That presentation happened during the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on "Talent Development in Tourism: strategies for Competitive Destinations", organised in Marbella (Andalusia), from the 8th to the 10th of October 2017.

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