Tourism in the EU: social sustainability as a driver for the long-term competitiveness of the sector


This own-initiative opinion will build on the Palma Declaration of 31 October 2023 “The path towards social sustainability of tourism in the EU” where, under the impulse of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU, Tourism ministers call for a competitive, modern, high quality and sustainable tourism.

The tourisim sector is strategic for the EU, for large companies and for SMEs but suffers from critical staff shortages in many countries. Constructive and urgent solutions need to be found developed in order to achieve the goals of the Palma Declaration.

Practical information

Composition of the study group

Administrator in charge: Silvia STAFFA
Assistant: Alexandra SEIDENBERG

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