26/02/2019 - 13:00

Tourism - a key driver for socio-‎economic progress

Tourism plays an important role in the EU because of its economic and employment potential, as well as its social and environmental implications. According to the European Commission, tourism is the third largest socio-economic activity in the EU, after the trade and construction sectors.   EURACTIV invites you to this workshop to explore new challenges and opportunities for EU tourism and how it can contribute further to the EU’s socio-economic success in the coming decades.   Confirmed panellists: Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism, Greece  Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General, DG Grow, European Commission Claudia Tapardel MEP, Member TRAN Committee, European Parliament Inés Ayala Sender MEP, Member TRAN Committee, European Parliament Ralf Pastleitner, Director International Public Policy & EU Affairs, TUI GROUP   This event is organised with the support of TUI Group.   More information is available here. Please register here.