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.


Study-Research for TRAN Committee: "BREXIT: Transport and Tourism - the consequences of a no-deal scenario"

Nov 23, 2018


The study investigates the potential impacts on the EU-27 of a no-deal scenario in the Brexit process, focusing on the transport, postal and tourism sectors. The study analyses both the economic policy and legislative dimension, detailing the practical consequences of such a new status quo. Alternatives to

Flash Eurobarometer: The use of the collaborative economy

Nov 23, 2018


Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication.

Key Findings:

1. Nearly a quarter of Europeans have used services offered via collaborative platforms, mostly in the accommodation and transport sectors

2. Very few Europeans have offered services via collaborative platforms and almost on fifth of Europeans who have not yet provided services via collaborative platforms would consider doing so

2018 Report on the EU Blue Economy

Nov 23, 2018


Last week DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the EC published its 2018 report on the EU Blue economy.

The report aims to describe the scope and size of the blue economy in the European Union, creating a baseline to support policymakers and stakeholders in the quest for sustainable development of oceans, seas, and coastal resources. It will monitor developments in the EU blue economy annually and examine the drivers behind trends.

Maritime and Landside Traffic Challenges of Future Cruise Ship Size Developments – Capacity Limitation of Cruise Destinations by Peak Utilization of Cruise Port Facilities

Sep 07, 2018


ROSTOCK PORT is the port development company of Rostock seaport and is actively involved in the INTERREG project GREEN CRUISE PORT. The aim of GREEN CRUISE PORT is to develop a multidimensional strategic approach for the sustainable and qualitative development of cruise ports in the Baltic Sea and the adjacent North Sea region. The project is intended to serve as a platform for discussion on current and future challenges for the development of sustainable cruise port locations.

Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2017: Chapter Dedicated on Tourism

Jul 26, 2018


The Eurostat regional yearbook 2017 gives a detailed picture relating to a broad range of statistical topics across the regions of the EU Member States, as well as the regions of the EFTA and candidate countries.

A specific chapter on Tourism presents statistical information in maps, tables and figures, accompanied by a description of the policy context, main findings and data sources about Tourism.

According to that report, 14 of the 20 most Touristic Regions in the EU are members of NECSTouR (7 in the top-7).