From 28 to 30 November 2018, the biennial Global Forum on Tourism Statistics – a joint initiative of Eurostat and the OECD – will take place for the first time in Latin America. The 15th Global Forum is hosted by Peru, a good occasion to take a closer look at tourism relations between Europe and this part of the world.
The Associação Peço a Palavra (‘I Want to be Heard Association’) is a non-profit civic association that is opposed to the reprivatisation of the airline TAP Air Portugal (Transportes Aéreos Portugueses) SA (‘TAP’).
As part of its work under CIVITAS DESTINATIONS, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has launched “Live”, its new public transport cards for tourists visiting the capital of the Spanish island.
The rapid growth in air travel has made the task of controlling borders increasingly cumbersome. EU-funded research is developing pioneering new technology which will lighten the burden on weary travellers while simultaneously tightening security and facilitating ID control at the borders.
This document was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market. Through a series of case studies it provides an overview of measures implemented by states and firms that may harm competition and consumer choice. It explores the extent to which EU Law may apply to prevent such restrictive practices.
Today is European Tourism Day 2018 and to mark this event, here are some statistics about tourist travel in the European Union (EU). Last year EU citizens made 1.2 billion tourist trips – the vast majority of these (94 %) were to destinations within the EU, often within their own country of residence.
Economic growth in the southern and eastern Mediterranean will continue to pick up speed this year, with most countries in the region enjoying their best tourism season since 2010, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said.
The conference will present the opportunity to discuss current challenges with representatives from the public and private sector – including passenger rights organisations – bearing in mind the advance of new technologies and the European legal framework on EU-wide Multimodal Travel Information Services.