The European Commission holds conferences and other events for tourism stakeholders on key issues facing the industry.
The European Tourism Day is an annual event where stakeholders can discuss specific themes. The themes are selected on the basis of current policy priorities.
The European Tourism Forum is an annual event, co-organised with the country that holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of the calendar year. The Forum’s objectives are political and they are often linked to an informal meeting of Ministers responsible for Tourism from EU countries.
The European Tourism Convention, launched dialogue on sustainable recovery and the strategic orientations for the tourism of tomorrow, delivering several documents, reports and coutcomes.
This conference covered the topics of financing, upgrading skills and improving business environment to strengthen the competitiveness of the EU tourism industry. Read more.
Crossroads of Europe was a series of annual events to promote European cultural routes and raise awareness about their potential for tourism among stakeholders, businesses, destination managers, national and local authorities.
The live events were a series of webinars designed to provide guidance on digital issues to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism industry. Led by industry experts, the webinars examined recent trends in tourists' use of technology to discover, plan and share their travel experiences.