Good Practices

Good Practices

We collect, categorise and share Good Practice on Competitive and Sustainable Tourism among our Member Regions, since 2009.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Galicia

Summer season Figures

- Decrease 60% compared to last year. In July the decrease 42%, less intense than the whole country
- Better behavior of domestic tourism is observed compared to the foreigner. This better behaviour translates into an increase in intraregional tourist of around 10 points.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Scotland

Summer season Figures

Self - catering sector is going very well, almost fully booked. Less well for hotels specially located in cities. No conferences, business events. 

Caravan and camping: 80 - 90% capacity

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in the Danish Wertern Coast

Summer season Figures

Tourism on the West Coast of Denmark is recovering largely in due to a combination of the reopening of the southern borders and an increase in domestic tourism. The number of overnight stays in July has increased 7,5% compared to July 2019 (from 2,974,031 overnight stays in July 2019 to 3,198,107 in July 2020).

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Västra Götaland

Summer Season Figures

Decline 42% (July) of tourism visits

Loss of economic due to boarder’s closure in retail sector

All festivals, amusement parks, parks have been closed and will reopen by October

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Île-de-France

Summer season Figures

-14.3 million tourists,
-6.4 billion euros in consumption
-61% of hotel nights
Between -60% and -80% of frequentation of museums and monuments.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Andalusia

Summer Season Figures

55% of capacity was reached in summer. Not all the same in the regions of Andalusia: rural area and mountainous area the tourism figures have been excellent. Other areas inland have had 80% of occupation. The coast has had 65% or even 35%. 

Some of the regions for the decrease has been the reduction of flights

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in South Sweden (Kalmar County)

Summer season Figures

- Initially in Sweden they were only able to travel 2hours from home, so the strategy was oriented towards “staycation”. The 4th of June the travel burdens were lifted and all companies prepared themselves to welcome Swedish guests in a Corona friendly way.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Tuscany

Summer Season Figures

At the beginning of Summer, a new tourism promotion campaign has been launched for the internal market. The campaign has been enriched with specific offers by the private section, coherent with the overall strategy of the campaign (public-private co-operation).

The sector stressed different performance within the region:

Veneto: Covid-19 Recovery Measures on Tourism (New 04/08)

The Directorate on Planning and Strategic Development of the Veneto Region has activated an online platform aimed at gathering the regional measures adopted to face the COVID-19 pandemic.


Flanders: Economic measures To Give Oxygen to The Tourism Sector (Update 30/07)

The National and Federal governments have united its forces and created a unique portal dedicated to Coronavirus health updates, measures implemented, support to enterprises, among others. Below, a list of measures deployed in Belgium and Flanders aiming to give oxygen to the tourism sector. Many of these measures are taken for those sectors of the economy affected by the crisis, some are specific to the tourism sector.

Île-de-France: “Economic, Ecological and Solidarity” COVID-19 Recovery Plan (Updated 15/07)

The Île-de-France Region “Economic, ecological and solidarity Recovery Plan” with a budget of €1.3 billion was presented on the 28 of May 2020 and will be discussed on June 11 in plenary session of the Regional Council. The Recovery Plan is developed around 4 main axes: Economy, Employment, Environment, Solidarity & Health.

Tuscany: Post COVID-19 Tourism Actions (NEW 07/07)

The actions

To re-launch the tourism sector after COVID19 crisis, Tuscany Region is implementing the following actions:

1. In partnership with its regional agencies Toscana Promozione Turistica and Fondazione Sistema Toscana, the Region launched a new communication campaign for summer 2020, to promote new tourism experiences in safety. The campaign will take into consideration the new market needs and will target in particular Millennials and Z generation.

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