The European Travel Commission (ETC), representing 35 National Tourism Organisations in Europe, announced today that Miguel Sanz from Spain’s National Tourism Organisation has been elected as ETC’s President for a three-year term. Miguel Sanz was selected to lead ETC’s efforts towards a sustainable and inclusive future for Europe’s tourism industry by the 105th General Meeting which took place in Tallinn, Estonia.
European Travel Commission launches climate action plan
The European Travel Commission (ETC) is launching its Climate Action Plan. To address the urgency of climate action, the plan commits to halve emissions generated by ETC’s operations by 2030, as well as to support engagement in climate action among its member National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and lead the way for tourism stakeholders in Europe.
Amid financial stress, Europeans determined to keep their travel spend
The European Travel Commission (ETC) has today released its latest report on Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European Travel, providing insights into European travel plans in spring – summer 2023.
Omicron’s impact and the road to recovery
Leading by example, tourism directors from all over Europe travelled to Switzerland and met in person to plan how to revive the struggling travel sector.
ETC proposition paper on international travel
70 travel and tourism organisations express their support to any effort to keep protecting and ensuring the freedom of movement.
ETC invites Europeans to open up travel again
ETC encourages Europeans to travel abroad responsibly and to provide them with clear and comprehensive information to plan their next trip.
Google joins the European Travel Commission
Google to help drive the European tourism sector’s recovery and strengthen the sector as an engine for economic growth.
Mixed prospects for European summer
As Europe works to accelerate vaccination programmes over the coming months and control the spread of COVID-19, the expected easing of restrictions provides some hope for travel in summer 2021.
ETC commission releases step-by-step framework for sustainable tourism development
ETC releases ultimate roadmap for European destinations on how to tackle every step on a journey towards sustainable transformation.
Tourism stakeholders urge investment in sustainable tourism as part of EU recovery
European Tourism Manifesto has called on European governments to include tourism as a strategic part of their national Recovery and Resilience plans.