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

STAR Cities Good Practices Guide

The STAR Cities Good Practices Guide is the result of three years of cooperation and exchange of experiences about river tourism development. This document present the main outcomes of the project learning programme and a selection of good practices from all project partners.

Behavioural science and Nudge : what potential for a better management of tourism flows?

The HERIT-DATA partners from Florence and AVITEM just kicked off a unique experimentation : developing and testing solutions that use behavioural insights to address tourism flows-related challenges in Florence. This experimentation is accompanied by behavioural science experts from The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and two designers.

Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 – Part III Aviation sector

Our member Prof. Ljubica Knezevic (Ljubliana University) is author of this publication for the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament.

This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation sector, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.

Impact assessment of Covid-19 on the tourism sector in Andalusia: an economic approach

The goal of this study is to analyse with an economic approach the impact assessment of COVID-19 on Andalusian tourism through the input-output methodology using the social accounting matrix (SAM). Tourism is one of the key sectors of the Andalusian economy, representing 13% of regional GDP and 14% of employment. We observe how the GDP reacts to possible changes in tourism, specifically to two possible situations: a pessimistic situation with a fall of 68% and an optimistic situation with a fall of 65%.

“Accessibility and Inclusive Tourism Development” - UNWTO Compendium of Best Practices

This publication addresses the relative lack of research carried out into the topic of accessibility in nature areas to date. Through multiple cases studies and examples of best practices drawn from UNWTO Affiliate Members and other organizations, it illustrates different ways of designing and implementing projects aimed at improving accessibility in nature and so enabling persons with disabilities to travel to these areas.

First ever EuroVelo Route Development Report

Thanks to the first ever EuroVelo Route Development Report, we now have new route development statistics across the whole EuroVelo network! The collected data, published in April 2021, shows our network has continued to grow since 2019, cementing EuroVelo’s status as the largest cycle route network in the world.

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