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Call for Destinations: The Application for the Awards 2019 "Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism" is now open

Mar 08, 2019

 

The 2019 edition of the Awards for ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism’ is organised by the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) and it is open to all tourist destinations across Europe, national, regional and local authorities, tourism boards and associations, destination management organisations, museums, interpretation centres, festivals and cultural NGOs.

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How to Manage Cultural Sustainable Destinations without Borders? NECSTouR Reflections at the International Summit by the Responsible Tourism Institute

Nov 17, 2018

 

The Responsible Tourism Institute - together with the Historical Villages of Portugal and the Portuguese Tourism Agency and with the support of NECSTouR - organised in Idanha-a-Velha (Portugal) on the 15-17 November the International Summit "Cultural Sustainable Destinations without Borders".

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NECSTouR Brings its Views about Cultural Heritage at the 11th International Conference for Cultural Tourism in Europe

Oct 28, 2018

 

NECSTouR has been one of the protagonists of the 2018 edition of the International Conference for Cultural Tourism in Europe, organised in Pafos (Cyprus) on the 25-27 October 2018 by the European Cultural Tourism Network.

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Barcelona Declaration of Tourism and Cultural Heritage: “Better Places to Live Better Places to Visit”

Feb 01, 2019

 

2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). Acknowledging the unique momentum of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, NECSTouR - the European Network of Regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism - took the initiative to establish a Pan European Dialogue to foster greater synergy between tourism and cultural stakeholders.

Two key NECSTouR Events:

Travel to Tomorrow by Visit Flanders

Jan 18, 2019

 

Visit Flanders and the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs launched a co-creative thinking process, together with various tourism partners and stakeholders, about the transformative power of tourism for the visitor, the resident, the entrepreneur and the destination.

The NECSTouR Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit" was an inspiring source in this ongoing process.

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3rd International Conference on Tourism and History

 

The 3rd International Conference on Tourism and History - IIIT&H 2019 - will be organised in Faro (Portugal) and Caxias do Sul (Brazil), on the 28th and 29th of M arch 2019.

Mr José Luis Maestro from the Galicia Region has been invited as leader of the NECSTouR Working Group on Cultural Tourism to present the Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit".

Mirabilia and the European Dimension

 

The European Network of Unesco Sites (Mirabilia) with the coordination of Unioncamere Europa will organise on the 3, 4 and 5 October in Brussels an educational training for the members of the Network which are engaged in the project management activities. The event has the goal to reinforce the vision of an European dimension of the project.

NECSTouR permanent secretariat will participate in this training session on the 3rd of October, through a short presentation of its initiatives in the framework of its working group on cultural tourism.

 

8th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum

 

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Annual Advisory Forum 2018, "Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe connecting cultural values, heritage sites and citizens: strategies and synergies in a global perspective", will take place on 26-28 September in Görlitz (Germany).

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