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

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.
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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.

Visit Scotland Trends 2020: Travelling towards transformational tourism

This 2020 Trends Paper will be an opportunity for Visit Scotland to look ahead to the mega drivers that will influence tourist behaviour for the next ten years. They will also be reviewing the period from 2010 and how behaviours have changed. For this year their annual trends explore the main theme underlying consumer decisions: sustainability.

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Sustainable Holiday Travel: Awareness and Demand in Germany

Summary of the research report based upon data from German Reiseanalyse 2019 by Dirk Schmücker, Ulf Sonntagand & Wolfgang Günther (NIT)