Our aim is to support a process that leads towards more sustainable cruise tourism in Europe, in line with and contributing to the objectives of the European Green Deal.
Previous and planned actions
The Commission organised series of cruise dialogues
- 27 November 201927 November 2019
To assess the possible actions that would promote sustainable cruise tourism in Europe, the European Parliament requested the Commission to carry out a preparatory action on cruise tourism.
- 28 April 202028 April 2020
The decision of the European Commission to finance the preparatory action "Charter of good practices for a sustainable cruise tourism"
- 1 March 20221 March 2022
The “Charter” will be presented to stakeholders for discussion at the 2nd Pan-European Cruise Dialogue to be held in Brussels.
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