Tag: Regions

FINAL CONFERENCE: Successful tourism projects for 2014-2020

Our FINAL CONFERENCE will be the occasion to highlight all the aspects included in the PM4SD® and to answer questions such as: How to contribute to enhance more impactful benefits for sustainable tourism development? How to use properly the word ‘sustainability’? Which challenges sustainable tourism has to face to be competitive? WHERE & WHEN? 19th September 2013 | 11.30 …

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Thanks to our Prague practitioners!

Last week we held our last training course in the framework of the T4EST, Training for European Sustainable Tourism, in Prague!  More opportunities to be trained on PM4SD® will come! Stay tuned!

Networking for a better public action

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, founder member of NECSTouR have been invited to share with us best practices on EU tourism networks.  The PACA Region has initiated some networks, animated and coordinated together with the Tourism Board in order to improve the synergy of their actions and to monitor the circulation of information among their members. The …

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Studying, the way to success

Our delegates in Brussels expressed the necessity to study hard in order to obtain the PM4ESD™ qualification. The exam always take place the last day and has a duration of 40 minutes (50 for non-native English speakers). Each examination consists of 50 questions. The pass mark is 50% or more of the marks, i.e. 25 or more marks …

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“The exam is terrifying but I am learning more than I expected”

The first 15 trainees of the session in Évora, Alentejo, finished the course acknowledging the necessity of improving project management skills for sustainable tourism projects. The group will be informed about their exam results in about 2 to 3 weeks. The Alentejo group with the trainers Silvia Barbone and Xavier Font And remember this is …

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“Good plan, first class communication and focused team members”

Malcolm Bell, Head of Visit Cornwall (UK), and active member of NECSTouR network has been invited to share with the team of PM4ESD some tips about project management.  There is the old saying that “you cannot manage what you do not measure” and this is especially true of project management, as project management is all …

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Accepting a long-term view in destination changes

Mature tourism destinations often frame their regeneration or strategic development plans under a sustainability agenda. The complexity comes from creating a positive process of change that will visibly move a destination in the right direction, under the requirements of funders and political pressures, while the reality of destination-wide change is that changes occur slowly. This …

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NECSTouR, regions committed to sustainable tourism

cooperation, network

NECSTouR supports the exchange of good practices on sustainable tourism as well as the development of joint initiatives aiming to boost the competitiveness and sustainability of the sector in the territory. Such is our objective and “raison d’être” as European platform for cooperation in this field, gathering regional authorities competent in tourism – following the …

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6 countries, 6 months, 6 trainings and 1 summer school

Our training calendar is ready! Starting on the 25th of February in Alentejo, Portugal, and finishing with the summer school on the 12th of July in Naples, Italy, T4EST will cross 6 countries to spread the knowledge on how to increase project management skills for sustainable tourism.   After the 6 training sessions 100 professionals …

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