Good Practices

Good Practices

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

2022 Easter Period Impact on the Tourism Sector in Navarra

Expectations for the period

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

 

2022 Easter Period Impact on the Tourism Sector in Andalucia

Expectations for the period

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 reach 95 and 100% occupancy in some parts of the region.

 

2022 Easter Period Impact on the Tourism Sector in NECSTouR Regions

As the tourism sector continues to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 global pandemic, we are monitoring how the 2022 Easter period impacted tourism in NECSTouR regions.

We will position your insights among our members, DG GROW and our tourism stakeholders.

We have already gathered insights from some of the members of our network:

River Tourism: Barcelona's Province Blue Ways

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.

Projects on Climate Change Adaptation for Tourism in Northern Germany by NIT-Kiel

Our Academic Member of Nit_Kiel is at the forefront of the support on Climate Change Adaptation for Tourism in Northern Germany.

They have put together for us three examples about recent projects that they are doing/have been doing.

 

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine to the NECSTouR Regions (Update 05/04)

The NECSTouR Secretariat expressed its solidarity with the Ukrainian 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:

Balance of the Impact of the War in Ukraine in Catalonia

Pre-crisis situation

Russian influx in 2019:

  • 795,200 tourists (+ 9.3% over the previous year)
  • 6th in the country influx ranking

Expenditure in 2019:

  • 1166.8 million €
  • 5th in the country spending ranking

 

 

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine in Île-de-France

Current Situation and Consequences

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.

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine in Flanders

Current Situation [1]

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

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine in Balearic Islands

Pre-crisis Situation

Russian tourists who visited the Balearic Islands:

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine in Andalucia

Pre-crisis Situation

  • 2019: 32,5 million travellers (+6,1% than 2018)
  • 2020: 13,4 million travellers (-59% than 2019)
  • 2021: 20,1 million travellers (+ 50% than 2020)
  • 2022 estimates 28 million travellers (+39% than 2021 and -14% than 2019) we will recover ¾ of the tourism lost during the crisis.

Russian represent around 0.003% of our tourism. Andalusia is the fifth Spanish region in terms of the volume of Russian tourism.

Balance of the Impact of the war in Ukraine in Tuscany

Pre-crisis Situation

Overnight stays of Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian tourists in Tuscany:

  • 2019: 864,000
  • 2020: 126,096 (-86% compared to 2019)
  • 2021: 135,739 (+71,5% compared to 2020)

 

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