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Global survey on the perception of residents towards city tourism: impact and measures (Executive Summary)

Jan 29, 2019

 

 

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at 15 countries worldwide, the research also identified what residents consider to be the best ways of managing rising numbers of tourists, highlighting differing attitudes to urban tourism among different socio-demographic groups.

Travel to Tomorrow by Visit Flanders

Jan 18, 2019

 

Visit Flanders and the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs launched a co-creative thinking process, together with various tourism partners and stakeholders, about the transformative power of tourism for the visitor, the resident, the entrepreneur and the destination.

The NECSTouR Barcelona Declaration "Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit" was an inspiring source in this ongoing process.

Analysing spatiotemporal patterns of tourism in Europe at high-resolution with conventional and big data sources

Jan 07, 2019

 

Available statistics on tourism from official European sources are limited in terms of both the spatial and temporal resolutions, curbing potential analyses and applications relevant for tourism management and policy. In this study, we produced a novel, complete and consistent dataset describing tourist density at high spatial resolution with monthly breakdown for the whole of the European Union.

ETC/UNWTO publication "Exploring Health Tourism"

Jan 07, 2019

 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part of their joint research programme, the study is the first attempt to set a coherent conceptualization of health tourism and define the motivations behind travellers looking for health-related services.

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Opinion by the European Parliament on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund

Dec 10, 2018

 

Opinion on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund by the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament.

Several ammendments on Tourism has been proposed.

Read the Opinion

 

TRAN Opinion on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund

Nov 29, 2018

 

In the frame of the negotiations for the new Multi-Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027, an opinion of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) for the Committee on Regional Development has been released about the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund (COM(2018)0372–C8-0227/2018–2018/0197(COD))

 

Several amendments on Tourism have been proposed.

 

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