10 May 2021
Travel and Tourism stakeholders' position on Digital Green Certificate Trilogues & Council Recommendation on Travel Coordination
As travel and tourism associations, we welcome the proposal on a digital green certificate (DGC) to restore EU freedom of movement. We also see it as a useful tool to facilitate international mobility for leisure and other purposes, whilst containing the spread of COVID-19.
29 April 2021
Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Applaud European Parliament Vote on “EU COVID-19 Certificates” – Setting Final Negotiations with European Commission and Council into Motion
Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors fully welcome yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament on the EU’s proposed Digital Green Certificate Regulation, setting trilogue negotiations between the Parliament, the Council and the European Commission into motion.
27 April 2021
Major European Hospitality Industry stakeholders call for stronger focus by the EU Institutions on the sector's recovery
13 associations and trade unions representing the European hospitality industry and its value chain warmly welcome this week’s discussions at EU level on the survival of the sector.
21 April 2021
HOTREC Position Paper on 'Pay Transparency Directive'
New HOTREC Position Paper on 'Pay Transparency Directive' now available!
17 March 2021
Europe's Travel and Tourism Sector welcomes digital green certificate proposal and urges parallel effort on wider restart plan to maximise benefit
Over 60 travel and tourism organisations express their support to the European Commission’s initiative and call to ensure swift implementation in time for summer 2021
16 March 2021
Joint HOTREC-EFFAT Press Release: Rebuilding the Hospitality Sector
HOTREC, the European umbrella association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés, and its trade union counterpart EFFAT, the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions, call upon the EU and Member States to prolong the EU and national funding as long as necessary; to implement measures to avoid high levels of debt by companies; to secure workers income and to prevent redundancies; and to support up-skilling and reskilling across the EU.