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Cultural Tourism

Event

NECSTouR Thematic Conference 2016

"Synergies between Tourism and Cultural Heritage for Growth and Jobs In the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018"

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The Regional and Local dimension under the Cultural Heritage

 

Regions are key players in achieving the he European Year for Cultural Heritage (EYCH) objectives because they are closer to citizens. Regions can be proactive in the promotion of cultural heritage, acting as a catalyst for creativity, competitiveness, innovation, new skills for young generation, inclusion, sustainability and protection. Finally, regions can also strengthen cultural heritage as a pivotal element of  international relations.

Interactive Workshop ‘Contribution of Tourism Promotion to Cultural Heritage’

 

Organised by the European Travel Commission (ETC) and supported by Europa Nostra

This interactive workshop aims to showcase the value of tourism promotion to cultural heritage and how it can be effectively used as an asset for:

Good Practice

 

The Region of Valencia developed a new model towards an innovative model of beach management.
The aim is to have more sustainable and accessible, safer and better managed services related with the beaches in the Region.

A specific Study on the Smart Beaches in the Region highlighthed the starting weakness and developed a map of Technologies for a Smart Beach including entreprises and services, beach users, new services for visitors, geolocalisation and sustainability.

News

Awards 2018 Special Edition: Cultural Heritage as an Asset for Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

May 04, 2018

 

Cultural tourism is the fastest growing sector of European tourism and can contribute both to the sustainability and competitiveness of tourism in the European Union and beyond and to the sustainable future of heritage sites and local communities.

News

South Limburg's New Year's meeting on ‘the European Year for Cultural Heritage’

Jan 18, 2018

 

What’s happening ...

The European Year for Cultural Heritage was the theme of tourist board ‘VVV Zuid-Limburg’ New Year's meeting on Wednesday 17 January in Valkenburg.

With this theme, the European Commission is aiming for certain goals in 2018 and so is VVV Zuid-Limburg.

Blog

Publication

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

Apr 20, 2018

 

In light of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH 2018), NECSTouR - the Network of European Regions for Sustainable and Competitive Tourism - and the Catalan Government organised the Workshop “Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit”, launching a Pan-European Dialogue on Tourism to find a balance between Culture, Society and Businesses for a Sustainable Tourism.

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