Collaboration with the European Union
As part of the Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism project, UNWTO's Tourism Market Trends Programme has created the European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends publication. Aimed at monitoring the short-term evolution of tourism trends in the European Union (EU-28), it will be periodically updated.
>> See below the latest issue of UNWTO European Union Short-Term Tourism Trends as well as related news releases.
About the Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism Project
Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism is a joint project by UNWTO and the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission (DG GROW). The project aims to improve the socio-economic knowledge of the tourism sector, enhance the understanding of European tourism and contribute towards economic growth, job creation, thus improving the competitiveness of the sector in Europe. The project includes four components:
- Increased cooperation and capacity building in tourism statistics
- Assessment of tourism market trends
- Promotion of cultural tourism through the Western Silk Road
- Promotion of sustainable, responsible, accessible and ethical tourism
The project is co-financed with COSME funds and will run until February 2018.