Facing together Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 and its devastating consequences for the tourism industry are pushing the tourism regional authorities, DMOs, private sector and academia to undertake fast and impactful measures to support the mitigation and the recovery of the impacts this virus is generating worldwide in the whole tourism value chain.

Facing Coronavirus COVID-19

NECSTouR would like to support its Members and all European Destinations in these challenging moments

In this webpage you will find a mix global trends, regional insights, impact assessments we are gathering from you.

The goal? Generate a pool of exchanges that could inspire, enable benchmarking and generate a forum for cooperation among you all.

Would you like to be part of this sharing? Send us your experiences:

1. Download and fill in this tool
2. Send it to communication@necstour.eu

Let’s use the power of our network to strengthen our destinations and industry, your experiences are highly valuable!

Latest Updates

A collection of our latest news, blogs, internal notes and good practices.

  • Publications

European Commission Supports the Tourism Sector Towards a Coordinated Economic Response (Updated Daily)

Read here all the initiatives and responses from the European Commission to support economic and cohesion activities during the COVID-19 outbreak, including tourism.

  • Publications

OECD Tourism and SMEs Policy Responses

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released two separated notes on specific measures on tackling Coronavirus. One is cataloguing Tourism Policy Measures and one is dedicated to the measures to help SMEs.

  • Internal Notes

The Digital Tourism Think Tank recommendations to the industry

The Digital Tourism Think Tank have produced and "industry-led hub of resources and information on the impact and responses to this current global crisis".

  • Good Practices

COVID-19: measures taken in Occitanie to support the tourism sector

On April, 3rd 2020, Region Occitanie adopted its first regional response plan facing the current sanitary, economic and social emergency. This plan completes the national measures taken by the French government and adapts them to the regional situation. With a 250 million euro budget, this plan may change according to the evolution of the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Publications

UNWTO Launches a Call for Action for Tourism’s COVID-19 Mitigation and Recovery

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not only recover from the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 but to ‘grow back better’.

  • Good Practices

Wallonia Measures on Covid-19

The Wallonia region has taken economic measures to support SMEs during the Covid-19 outbreak, including the tourism sector.