Strategic Alliances




ETC 70th Anniversary & Tourism Talks


To celebrate its 70 years of activity, the European Travel Commission organised in Antwerpen a Gala dinner (21st of November) and the ETC Tourism Talks (22nd of November).

NECSTouR Secretariat attended both the events.

UNWTO Affiliate Members Meeting


The Meeting will be an excellent opportunity to discuss potentional collaboration between Affiliate Members and UNWTO and for UNWTO to strengthen its ties with its Affiliate Members. In addition, it will also allow for discussion on the programme of work of the Affiliate Members Programme ahead of the 40th Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members taking place in November.

63rd Meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Europe


The 63rd  Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe (CEU), will be held between 11-13  June 2018, in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting will be opened by Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and H.E. Ms. Klára Dostálová, Minister for Regional Development of the Czech Republic. It will count with the presence of the European high-level government representatives responsible for tourism, private sector tourism stakeholders and representatives of the academia.

Internal Notes

NECSTouR Presented at the European Parliament its Amendments with Regards to the New Horizon Europe Draft Proposal


NECSTouR, with the support of the European Travel Commission and the Members of the European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs,  is pleased to share with you our proposal for amendments with regards to the  European Commission Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

Call for Applications for the for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards


UNWTO invites submissions until 31 October 2018

The UNWTO Awards recognise the contribution of public and private institutions and NGOs to development of a more competitive, responsible and sustainable tourism sector that works towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations. Initiatives at local, national, regional and international levels are all considered.

New Management at the UNWTO


The city of San Sebastian, Spain hosted the 108th meeting of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from 23-25 May and several strategic decision has been approved.
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