Coordinator of the European Network of Regions for a Competitive and Sustainable Tourism – NECSTouR – since 2012, Cristina Núñez Cuesta holds a Degree in Tourism (Spain-France), a post graduate degree in European affairs (Belgium) and a Diploma of National Interpreter-Guide (France). She has over ten years of experience in the tourism sector, covering customers welcoming and guiding, accommodation and leisure activities booking, destination marketing and promotion, events organization (MICE), research, project management and tourism policy. Her previous employers are ECORYS Brussels NV (Events Project Manager), the European Commission (interservice traineeships), the Catalan Tourism Board Benelux Officer (Promotion Assistant) and several tourism stakeholders based in the Costa Brava Tourism Destination (Catalonia, Spain). Cristina Núñez has a strong expertise in Destination management models and in tourism territorial strategy. Today she runs the NECSTouR Network, driving and promoting its strategy, projects and activities, being the main representative of its Members position towards the European Institutions.