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

European Commission Supports the Tourism Sector Towards a Coordinated Economic Response (Updated Daily)

Read here all the initiatives and responses from the European Commission to support economic and cohesion activities during the COVID-19 outbreak, including tourism.

Transport Committee pledges to stop empty flights due to COVID-19

Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee Chair welcomed the Commission’s swift proposal and pledged that MEPs will work quickly on the legislation.

  • Temporarily suspend current EU rules that oblige airlines to operate most of their take-off and landing slots, if they do not want to lose them next year  

HOTREC Recommendations During and After the COVID-19 Outbreak

Read their press release. Social partners of the European Horeca sector recommend companies and employees to act responsibly, and call upon public authorities for support measures during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.

European tourism sector calls for solidarity and support to China

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the European travel and tourism sector, has issued a statement on the COVID-19 outbreak’s impact on EU-China tourism cooperation.
Read the full Statement


Press mentions:

NECSTouR's Position Paper: A European Agenda for a Sustainable Visitor Economy

A European Agenda for a Sustainable Visitor Economy: Making Europe a Better Place to Live and Visit Through Interregional Cooperation. How NECSTouR’s work supports the transition of EU destinations to sustainability through digitalization: The drivers of the Digital Age and Green Deal.

Users’ perceptions and satisfaction as indicators for sustainable beach management

The purpose of the research paper, conducted by the Institute of Agriculture and Tourism in Istria Region, is to analyse the importance of users’ perceptions and satisfaction as an indicator for future investment and management of beaches in a sustainable way.