Good Practices

Good Practices

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

O teu Xacobeo in Galicia

The initiative provides public subsidy to new projects of dinamization of Xacobeo 2021.

The objective is to involve all the agents in the desing of the cultural agenda for Xacobeo 2021.

Travel to Tomorrow - Flanders' Flourishing Destinations

Long before the current health crisis we started in Flanders, together with our public and private stakeholders, a co-creative  reflection process about the future we wish for tourism.

This journey brought us to the fundamental understanding that we no longer see tourism as goal in itself, but as a means to allow our community and destination to flourish.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Balearic Islands

Summer Season Figures

During July 2020, the Balearic Islands received altogether a total of 588.000 international tourists in July, 70.2% less international tourists than in 2019.

Balance of the Tourism Season in 2020 in Catalonia

Summer season Figures from July – mid August

(next market report will be published on 28/09)

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 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 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:

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