EU Programme
Smart Specialisation Platform
Funding Period:
Sunday, September 17, 2017


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.

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


Role of NECSTouR:
NECSTouR support this initiative, which is promoted by some European Regions.

Internal Notes

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


A Workshop in Brussels Between Ecorys and Digitalisation and Safety in Tourism Partners on Smart Tourism Policies

The workshop was included in a two-days partnership meeting in Brussels of the “Digitalisation and Safety in Tourism” S3 Platform.

The objective of the workshop was to have the regions input on the “Study on the Contribution of Tourism to Local and Regional Development”. A study conducted by Ecorys on behalf of the European Commission to provide an overview of how and to what extent tourism activities have been supported by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in the period 2012-2018.


NECSTouR and AMADEUS Workshop “Smart use of big data for sustainable management and promotion of destinations”


NECSTouR and Amadeus are pleased to invite you to save the date for the Workshop “Smart use of big data for sustainable management and promotion of destinations”.

11 February 2020, from 9 am to 4 pm
Andalusia Lab, Marbella (Andalusia)


For NECSTouR Members only!


NECSTouR Best Practices Protagonist at the European Tourism Forum 2019

Oct 10, 2019


The experiences of Gothenburg and Málaga awarded as the 2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism and the Andalusia Lab are some of the best practices from the NECSTouR destinations which has been highlighted with the occasion of the 18th European Tourism Forum who was held on the 9-10 October in Helsinki under the auspices of the Finnish Presidency of the European Union.


EPSI and NECSTouR Establish a Strategic Partnership to Enhance Synergies Between Tourism and Sports

Jul 03, 2019


NECSTouR President Patrick Torrent and EPSI Executive Director Alberto Bichi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding prior to the EPSI conference in Brussels on the 4-5 of July 2019, with the strong believe that a reinforced collaboration between Tourism and Sports will benefit two sectors which are strategically complementary in the European institutions.


NECSTouR Regional Cases for Data Measurement presented in Berlin

Apr 03, 2019


NECSTouR Project Officer, Mrs. Marta Domper, presented the NECSTouR experience on data measurement to better manage destinations at the International Conference "Measuring Sustainability in Tourism – Opportunities and Limitations".


The two initiatives presented are implemented in the framework of the NECSTouR Working Group on Indicators: