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What would locals like others know about Europe? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
https://www.politico.eu/article/what-is-the-green-deal
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/why-are-tourists-so-interested-in-the-war/9130938
http://jimmysbook.com/2016/05/20/10-maps-europe-like-youve-never-seen-it-before

European Cities Marketing
https://www.europeancitiesmarketing.com
https://www.europeancitiesmarketing.com/event/ecm-autumn-conference-online/
https://www.youtube.com/user/europeancitiesmktg
https://twitter.com/europeancities
https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/this-is-not-a-tourism-conference-how-european-cities-step-out-of-their-comfort-zone-to-create-change

Elsewhere on the Web
List of EMS Rapid Mapping Activations

Europa Nostra
europanostra.org
Europa Nostra and EIB Institute announce Europe’s 7 Most Endangered heritage sites 2021
@europanostra

European Heritage Summit
October 27-30, 2019
europanostra.org/european-heritage-summit
Live Streaming from the European Cultural Heritage Summit in Paris
@europanostra

Reports
RESEARCH FOR TRAN COMMITTEE – FROM RESPONSIBLE BEST PRACTICES TO SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2015/573421/IPOL_STU(2015)573421_EN.pdf

Flickr
Ecotourism Ireland – Catherine Mack
Soomaa EDEN Pictures

Flickr Groups
Ecotourism Europe
PAN Parks – Experience Europe’s Wilderness
Europe at Night
Languages of Europ

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Earth-European-Alliance-of-Responsible-Tourism-and-Hospitality/255078771271743

Recommended listening
Books and Arts Daily Book Club – classic European literature and we will be discussing 10 novels—as voted by our listeners—throughout 2014. Take a look at the book list and find out more.

The euro – The Eurozone, a singular experiment in a currency shared across national borders, is under strain because of domestic profligacy.

Eastern Europe: does it still exist? – Anne Applebaum reappraises the term Eastern Europe and discusses what has happened there since the collapse of communism.


Recommended viewing
Million dollar questions – John Clarke and Bryan Dawe calculate the cost of the European debt crisis. (05.2010)
Wild wonders of Europe – Beautiful nature pictured by famous photographers.


Reports
Misused English words and expressions in EU publications (PDF)

Indigenous Europe
Lost Tribes of Europe

Twitter
Europe List
@the_GTBS
@BBCOutofDoors

@JEP_EHD


YouTube
European Ecotourism
http://www.danubestrategy.eu
http://dcsf.danubestrategy.eu
https://twitter.com/eusdrdcsf


Cities
Study ranks greenest EU cities – monitor results online

According to these criteria European cities were classified as follows:
Above average – Amsterdam, Berlin, Bremen, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Helsinki, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Oslo, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Vienna, Zurich
Average – Cologne, Essen, London, Madrid, Paris, Riga, Rome, Vilnius, Warsaw
Below average – Athens, Bratislava, Budapest, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, Prague, Tallinn
Well below average – Belgrade, Bucharest, Kiev, Sofia, Zagreb

Energy
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/20/europes-brisk-energy-transition/?ref=earth
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-10-043/EN/KS-SF-10-043-EN.PDF (PDF)

Schengen Agreement
24 European countries are party to the Schengen agreement. This agreement eliminates all internal border controls between them.
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_4361.html
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN)
EDEN is the acronym for European Destinations of Excellence, a project promoting sustainable tourism development models across the European Union.
@EdenEurope

Elsewhere on the Web
Europa Press@europapress
europeana.eu
http://www.coe.inthttp://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cultureheritage
http://www.necstour.eu@NECSTouRhttps://www.facebook.com/necstour
http://greenhopping.eu@GreenHopping_eu
Flightradar24.com shows live aircraft traffic in the airspace above Europe
http://inyourpocket.com
http://www.mysociety.org
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/travel/holiday_type/breaks/article4874190.ece
http://www.stonepages.com – Stonehenge, stone circles, dolmens, ancient standing stones, cairns, barrows, hillforts and archaeology of megalithic Europe
European Destinations of Excellence
Wadden Sea Secretariat
slow-tourism.net

Food
tastingeurope.com

Transportation
eurostar.com
raileurope.co.uk

Resource Centers
European Tourism Futures InstitutePresentations

European Union
ec.europa.eu

Northflash
Anne Franze-Jordanov
northflash.com
Guide: How to become an accessible and sustainable destination

Wikipedia
Europe
Balkan Peninsula
Danube
Economy of the European Union
Carpathian Mountains

Planeta.com

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