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Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

23/10/2020 – Press release – Tourism policy


The Federal Government Commissioner for Tourism and Parliamentary State Secretary, Thomas Bareiß, invited to the 19th European Tourism Forum. Under the heading “Future prospects for tourism – ways to recover from the Covid-19 crisis, developing robust tourism”, around 200 participants from the EU member states, from business, science and politics will be discussing in a virtual format, such as tourism, about the The crisis can be saved and set up for the future. Thomas Bareiß made it clear: “The infection process does not stop at borders. This is precisely why the exchange with our European partners is so important to me, because only together can we strengthen tourism in Europe again. Last but not least, it is about maintaining 27 million jobs in European tourism. ”During the European Tourism Forum, various discussion groups will discuss topics such as safe travel, regaining customer trust, revitalizing city tourism and the need for greater coordination of corona-related precautions within Europe . The Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Zurab Pololikashvili, as well as the member of the European Parliament and member of the Tourism Committee, Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar, will also be there. In addition, companies will present innovative solutions to successfully overcome the Covid 19 crisis. Bareiß: “We must now set the course for the time when safe travel in Europe is possible again. So that the European tourism location can permanently maintain its place at the top of the world, it is especially up to small and medium-sized companies to meet the challenges of further digitization. The development of new business models is essential. ”You can find more information on the 19th European Tourism Forum here (PDF, 406 KB).


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