Bled Strategic Forum 2021: the future of European tourism

On 1 September 2021, the Bled Strategic Forum took place in Slovenia: a well-known tourism-focused event that every year gathers international experts.

This year’s tourism panel discussed “What will the future bring?” for the industry across Europe. Amongst the panellists, high-level personalists were present, including Mr. Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology of Slovenia; Ms. Kerstin Jorna, Director-General for the Internal Market at the European Commission; Prof. Alessandra Priante, Director of Regional Department for Europe at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and Luis Araújo, Director of the Portugal National Tourist Board and President of the European Travel Commission (ETC).

HOTREC Director-General, Marie Audren, addressed the audience at a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of European tourism: the possibility for companies to have access to funding for as long as needed; the need to train the workforce in the sector and the necessity of building a more sustainable and digital hospitality sector for the future were key messages passed on behalf of the hospitality sector.

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12 Jan
12/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Slides are accessible here: https://www.hotrec.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Presentation-HOTREC-workshop-on-PPWR-120123.pdf
7th Coordination Meeting Pact for Skills in Tourism
12/01/2023    
15:00 - 16:30
On 12 January 2023 took place another coordination meeting of the Pact for Skills.
19 Jan
19/01/2023    
All Day
HOTREC has joined the RESTWITHEU project focusing on challenges faced by the restaurant industry. First workshop will be held in Lyon on 19/01/2023.
Meeting with DG GROW - Tourism Unit & HOTREC
24/01/2023    
14:00 - 15:00
Main outcome of the meeting available
25 Jan
25/01/2023    
09:30 - 13:00
Hotel Le Chatelain, Brussels EXCOM Slides - 25 Jan. 2023 - NEW List of Participants Expense Claim Template for ExCom Members HOTREC Guidelines for reimbursement [...]
Info session - EU funding opportunities on trainings to be provided to third country nationals’ willing to work in the hospitality sector
26/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Recording of the session; PowerPoint and general note of the meeting available!
Events on 19/01/2023
Events on 24/01/2023
Events on 25/01/2023