Innovation and Sustainable Development in the Tourism Industry

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   “The way in which we spend our holidays is an excellent indicator of our quality of life.” said Antonio Tajani Vice President of the European Commission Commissioner for industry and entrepreneurship. As we know, tourism is a sector of truly …

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Tourism in Europe – A new political Framework

Ambitious objectives for a new action framework The main objective of the tourism policy will be, first and foremost, to reinforce the sustainable competitiveness of the European tourism industry and to promote its sustainable growth in the EU, an objective …

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Tourism Sector – Key Element for Economic Growth

Tourism Sector – Growing economic importance As the third-biggest economic activity in Europe in terms of turnover and number of employees, the tourism sector is truly of strategic importance for Europe’s economy, thanks to its capacity to generate growth and …

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EU Commission Leading the European Revival

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Informal European Council 2012   President Barroso stated that the “contracting Member States agreed to respect the Commission’s central role in delivering the Agreement’s objectives in line with the Lisbon Treaty and the Community method. And they agreed to keep …

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Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn challenges cities to deliver more on growth and jobs

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Commissioner Hahn is launching a direct dialogue with Europe’s cities. EU structural funds are currently one of the most important instruments the Member States can use to stimulate growth, and cities should be a major focus, given their particular role …

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