Here you can find all the latest publications on Tourism Policy from NECSTouR members, EU Institutions and other tourism stakeholders!

Sustainable Development Report 2020

Use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to build back better after Covid-19


The world is facing the worst public health and economic crisis in a century. As of June 20th, 2020, around 463,000 people had died from Covid‑19 across the world. The health crisis is affecting all countries, including high-income countries in Europe and North America.

Ebook on Tourism After COVID-19: Reflections, Challenges and Opportunities


Professors Moisés Simancas, Noemi Padrón and Reul Hernandez Martin from the Chair in Tourism of the University of La Laguna released a free Ebook on "Tourism After COVID-19: Reflections, Challenges and Opportunities".

In its 800 pages, the book includes 64 chapters from 110 authors from 22 different universities, mainly in Spain, along with 25 practitioners from the sector.

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer (Update July 2020)

The latest edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer shows that the near-complete lockdown imposed in response to the pandemic led to a 98 per cent fall in international tourist numbers in May when compared to 2019.

ESIF Study on the contribution of tourism to local and regional development

The study on the contribution to regional/local development of tourism related projects co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) 2012-2018 was conducted by ECORYS for the European Commission in the period December 2018-January 2020. NECSTouR and two members were involved in gathering information and good practices.