On 20 June 2011, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, participated in the London City Fair 2011 on the European Cities Travel Workshop.
Antonio Tajani made statements to the media and met a select group of tourism industry leaders behind closed doors, and took part in a wide-ranging panel discussion in front of all the delegates.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Arrival of Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship at the London City Fair 2011 (3 shots)
||Antonio Tajani visiting the fair (10 shots)
||Cutaway of a panel
||Antonio Tajani drinking coffee and talking with people (3 shots)
||Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): European policy for tourism is not against national and local policy for tourism. This agreement between cities is very important. This is a European project.
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||Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): tourism is directly generating more than fifty percent of the European Union GDP and employing over five percent of the total labour force, nearly ten million jobs. I want to increase this number. I want to improve this policy.
||Antonio Tajani answering to the questions of the journalists (3 shots)
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||Antonio Tajani answering to the questions of the journalists (2 shots)
||Soundbite by Antonio Tajani (in ENGLISH): our security is crucial but I think it is important for our economy to improve the non EU tourism. For this, it is important to change any rules about visa for example for people coming from China, India, Russia, Africa and South America also.
||General views of the conference room (2 shots)