Good Practices

Good Practices

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

Istria: Covid-19 & Tourism Action Plan (New 03/06)

The President of the Region Istria has established a Commission for tourism, as a professional and consulting body of the President of the Region Istria, to coordinate the activities against COVID-19 negative aspects affecting the tourism sector in Istria.

Canary Islands: COVID-19, becoming the global Lab for tourism safety protocols (New 02/06)

The Regional Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Trade the Canary Islands Tourism aims to become a global laboratory for redesigning security tourism protocols, applying them on the islands and sharing them with other tourist destinations in the world. Find the related measures below.

Donegal: Irish Government measures to support businesses impacted by Covid-19 (New 02/06)

The Irish Government released the “Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society & Business”, which sets out a five stage plan to ease the Covid-19 restrictions and reopen Ireland’s economy and society.

Île-de-France: COVID-19 – Tourism Recovery Plan and Immediate Measures to Support SMEs (Update 15/05)

Île-de-France Region, in partnership with its national government and BPI France, the public investment bank, has taken 11 major measures to support companies facing the crisis caused by Covid-19, including the tourism sector.

Liguria: COVID-19 – Tourism Response (Update 14/05)

Region Liguria plan to mitigate the impacts of the COVID19 emergency through national and regional measures, including supporting tourism, trade and craft SMEs with the establishment of a "Covid-19 Emergency" guarantee fund.

Occitanie: COVID-19 responses to support the tourism sector (Update 03/06)

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.

Balearic Islands: COVID-19 – TOURISM responses (update 14/05)

The region of Balearic Islands has been working on three steps to reply to COVID-19 impacts in tourism: 1st liquidity for enterprises and support to workers, 2nd developing the protocol for safety tourism travels, mobility and connectivity, 3rd the change of regional tourism model.

Catalonia: COVID-19 and Tourism Response driving towards a new tourism model (Update 8/05)

The Catalan Tourist Board and the General Directorate of Tourism are carrying out an exhaustive follow-up of all the information related to COVID-19 that affects the Catalan tourism sector. Both institutions have established a twofold strategy: The Informative and the Operational one, in order to provide clear and updated information on the COVID-19 evolution, impacts and related measures, to all the stakeholders within the Catalan tourism sector and to drive the rebuilt of a new tourism model for Catalonia in views of recovering the tourism industry and brand from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mobility and Tourism: Alliances that Stimulate the Destinations Twin Transition

The EU Green Deal and the Europe Fit for the Digital Age are - among the top six priorities of the European Commission - the ones leading the so called Twin Transition.

Tuscany: COVID-19 response, regional public-private partnerships to support the tourism sector (Update 07/07)

Tuscany Region set up a Crisis Management Team for Tourism, by involving the key public and private actors: the regional promotion agency Toscana Promozione Turistica, the regional Agency for digital communication Fondazione Sistema Toscana, the regional Institute for economic planning (IRPET), the association of municipalities (ANCI TOSCANA), the airport and port authority, tourism business associations, to coordinate response.

Andalusia: COVID-19 – Tourism Contigency Plan (Update 27/04)

Junta de Andalucía has created a task force to overcome the crisis appointing experts from different departments: among others Marketing, Communication, Statistics and Big Data, from different organizational structures in the Andalusia Regional Government. This multidisciplinary team continuously analyses the evolution of the pandemic and its effects on the World, Spanish and Andalusian tourism industry. The Regional Government of Andalusia has drawn up a Contingency Plan based on the results of the first estimations on the possible evolution of tourism in the region by 2020, to which 300 million € have been allocated.

Danish West Coast Partnership: COVID-19 and Tourism, the scheme to support SMEs (Update 24/04)

The Danish West Coast partnership gathers 3 DMOS and 10 municipalities along the west coast, receives 10 million tourists per year including Copenhagen, most of those being foreigners - German and Norwegian – thus the tourism sector is strongly hit because of closure of borders.

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