Strategic Alliances


Kick-Off meeting of the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities


The Kick-Off meeting of the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities will be organised on Thursday 25 January at 11 o'clock, to be followed by a reception, at the European Committee of the Regions, Rue Belliard 101, Brussels.

Registration to attend the Kick-off Meeting is open until 15 January, 12.00.

Official Closing of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017


At the Conclusion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for  Development, 2017, UNWTO is pleased to organise a Conference in Geneva "The Way Forward - Our Journey to 2030".

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High Level Meeting on Tourism Policies for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth


2-3 October 2017
OECD, Paris

This high level meeting will bring together Ministers, senior policy makers and industry leaders to discuss ways to deliver more sustainable and inclusive tourism growth.

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Messages by former and new UNWTO Secretary-General


From the 1st of January 2018, Mr Zurab Pololikashvili replaces Mr Taleb Rifai as UNWTO Secretary-General.

NECSTouR had the great honour to work with Mr Rifai - especially throught the years 2016 and 2017 with the signature of the MoU and the Thematic conference in Seville - and hopes to continue this positive cooperation also throught this new year 2018 with the new UNWTO Secretary-General.

We are glad to publish here below the latest Messages by the former and the new UNWTO Secretary-General.

New agreement to cooperate with AMFORHT as a strategic partner in the field of Tourism Education


AMFORHT - World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training works for the development of education in the hospitality industry and tourism sectors. Join our ethical and international network in more than 60 countries to exchange best practices or Human Resources issues, set new training programs and to create partnerships and business cooperations.

NECSTouR and AMFORHT agreed on a future cooperation, as follows: