24 July 2020
Hotels more dependent than ever on online travel intermediaries for bookings
The new HOTREC study on the European hotel distribution market shows that the dominance of online travel intermediaries such as Booking.com and Expedia is steadily increasing since 2013 whilst the share of direct bookings continues declining.
15 May 2020
NET calls on Members States to avoid quarantine measures at national level and make information on travel and tourism services available
The Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism (NET) calls on Member States to follow the coordinated approach proposed by the European Commission to restore freedom of movement.
27 April 2020
Roadmap towards lifting COVID-19 containment measures: recommendations of the Social Partners of the European Horeca 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, advise companies and employees to respect all health and safety measures. As the outbreak is having a sharp negative impact on the hospitality sector, HOTREC and EFFAT call on the European institutions and Member States to take all necessary measures, in consultation with the social partners, to support the sector.
17 March 2020
European Tourism Sector demands urgent supportive measures to reduce devastating impact of COVID-19
The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the European travel and tourism sector, has issued the following statement on the implementation of urgent measures to limit the COVID-19 outbreak’s impact on the sector.