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.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released two separated notes on specific measures on tackling Coronavirus. One is cataloguing Tourism Policy Measures and one is dedicated to the measures to help SMEs.
The second newsletter of the CHARM project was released in March 2020 to announce the selection of 10 European villages in 6 countries (Finland, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Belgium) for the transnational CHARM route.