A notable increase of tourists was expected during the Easter period.
Data for the Easter period
There has been an increase compared to the previous year and in some sectors (rural tourism especially) figures are equal to those seen before the pandemic in 2019. It seems that uncertainties of traveling due to Omicron and the war in Ukraine have been overcome since
The forecasts pointed to an Easter Week with very positive results with data very similar to those of 2019 - before the pandemic of Covid-19 - with an occupancy rate of more than 70% during the week, and during the weekend it could even reach95 and 100% occupancy in some parts of the region.
Blue ways is a project to convert almost 300km for bikers and hikers along the main rivers of the province of Barcelona: Llobregat, Anoia and Cardener. This good practice was presented at the occasion of Star Cities International Learning Session.
The NECSTouR Secretariat expressed its solidarity with theUkrainian people and firmly underlined its strong believe on the European and democratic values and the experience of dialogue and cooperation at the basis of our network.
With our partners at the European Tourism Manifesto is at the service of DG GROW on monitoring the situation and the impacts.
We already gathered the insights from some of the members of our network:
A number of Ile-de-France companies will be affected by the Ukrainian crisis. Also, the Region has decided to create a Ukraine task force, allowing it to have a "one-stop shop" to advise the companies affected.
The Government of Flanders is freezing the export of strategic goods and fully supports the EU package of sanctions against Russia and Belarus, in the full realization that these measures may have consequences for its own region’s welfare