Here you can find all the latest news and updates from NECSTouR and our members!

Condolences and solidarity with Barcelona and Cambrils

Aug 18, 2017


NECSTouR expresses its condolences and solidarity with Barcelona, Cambrils and the whole Catalonia Region in this sad moment and sends a message of unity and peace against terrorism.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.

"Terror never will change us and our values. Cooperation beyond borders and peace will win", said Mr. Patrick Torrent, Executive Director of the Catalan Tourism Board, holding the Presidency of NECSTouR.

Together we are stronger and we go further. 


International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development: Share your Story!

Jul 19, 2017


NECSTouR fully support the UNWTO on promoting the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

This is why it invites you to share your initiative on that topic.

UNWTO has so far received more than 700 initiatives, celebrations and innovative solutions that contribute to creating more decent jobs, to protecting biodiversity, to empowering communities, and to advancing sustainable tourism.


Call for interested regions on HIKING EUROPE

Jul 07, 2017


By the end of Sepember 2017, the  HIKING EUROPE  project (co-financed by COSME programme) aiming  to promote a transnational network of rural touristic routes structured in several hiking itineraries across Europe and gathering 8 members from 6 different EU countries: Spain (Catalonia), Italy (Emilia- Romagna), Croatia (Dubrovnik-Neretva), Ireland (Donegal), Austria and Germany,  arrives to its end.


4 cases of NECSTouR's Member Regions Embracing the Digital Transformation

Jul 07, 2017


NECSTouR had the opportunity to present the remarkable experience of its member Regions on how to promote Competitiveness Through Sustainability and Digitalisation, developing new opportunities for the Travel and Tourism Sector.

The occasion was the Event on “The Future of Tourism in Europe” organized by the Eu Public Policy Exchange on the 4th of July in Brussels


NECSTouR presents at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism Statistics

Jun 23, 2017


Between the 21st and 24 of June, UNWTO has organized the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics focusing on Measuring Sustainable Tourism at sub-national levels.

The conference gathered High Level speakers who were debating on important topics related to the possible measurements of sustainable tourism. Attention has been paid to the increased need of creating a statistical framework to facilitate such process, but also on measuring different dimensions of tourism sustainability.


"Promoting European Sustainable Tourism for All" at the European Parliament

Jun 21, 2017


NECSTouR took the debate about the promotion of an European Sustainable Tourism for all at the European Parliament on the 20th of June though a well participated thematic public conference.

As MEP De Monte stated on her introductory remarks, the goal of this event was to animate a debate and to provide suggestions to the main European and Regional policy-makers on such an importan topic.