Annual archive 2020
15 June 2020
Annual Report 2019-2020
HOTREC is glad to present to you its 2019/2020 Annual Report! This report opens with: A foreword by Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO); A foreword by Mr Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market; And a message from Mr Jens Zimmer Christensen, President of HOTREC.
3 June 2020
NET position paper on Recovery plan
The NET – network of representative trade associations from the private sector in European tourism, including HOTREC – has issued a position paper on the need to match the recognition of tourism’s significance with proper funding, including our thoughts on short and long-term recovery.
26 May 2020
HOTREC Position Paper on Sustainability in the hospitality sector: Towards sustainable tourism in Europe
Our position paper on sustainability in the hospitality sector: "Towards sustainable tourism in Europe" focuses on HOTREC's active engagement in various sustainability-related activities at EU and UN level and what's next to contribute pave the way to a sustainable hospitality and tourism industry in Europe.
25 May 2020
HOTREC Position Paper on "Coastal Tourism: challenges & opportunities"
Under normal circumstances, coastal areas in Europe attract more than one-third of European tourism businesses -- generating almost 1 million jobs and €67.2 billion in turnover in 2017 (+25.7% compared to 2009) -- and are important for growth and jobs, in particular for young people (45% of workers between 16-35 years old). Nonetheless, coastal tourism businesses -- many of them being SMEs -- still face diverse challenges. Our position paper analyses these challenges and possible solutions to tackle them.
20 May 2020
NET position paper on EU digital policy
The NET - network of representative trade associations from the private sector in European tourism, including HOTREC – has issued a position paper on EU digital policy.