Speaking at the European Tourism Forum in Malta today, Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani presented a plan to successfully implement Europe’s tourism strategy as recently outlined by the Commission (IP/10/858) and endorsed by the Council. He also welcomed recent data on the impressive recovery of Europe's tourism industry as a sign of Europe’s overall economic recovery. The theme of the forum, 'Strengthening Europe's Role as the Leading Tourism Destination’, reflects the same optimism. To maintain growth, the development of sustainable, responsible and high quality tourism must be encouraged across Europe. Exciting new opportunities must be seized if Europe is to keep its position as the world’s leading tourist destination.
IP/10/1510 Brussels, 16 November. The High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain is meeting for the first time in Brussels on Tuesday 16 November. It will adopt a work plan to boost competitiveness and to promote best contractual practices in the European food sector.../... See the Press Release
Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship chared the CARS21 event (Competitive Automotive Regulatory System for the 21st century). The re-launched CARS 21 High Level Group meets for the first time in its new form and with a new mission. The European Commission has asked the group to develop a common action plan and a vision for "a competitive EU automotive industry and sustainable mobility and growth in 2020 and beyond."