Public assistance programmes provide the tourism sector with support and/or development aid from public administration.
Funding comes from a variety of sources and can be used for a variety of purposes. There is a wide range of public programmes, with goals such as:
Broadly speaking, you can differentiate between:
Public programmes in tourism generally follow one of 2 main lines of action:
See more in the guide on EU funding for the tourism sector 2014-2020.