Action must be noticed from the European Union during a coordinated way so as to save lots of the livelihoods of many people that depend from the tourism sector and maximize this chance to reinvent tourism in Europe, the ecu Tourism Convention’s president, Luis Araujo has acknowledged on its recent Op-Ed.
His hopes to save lots of the tourism sector are raised after revealing that within the upcoming week there’ll be a virtual meeting for the ecu Tourism Convention, which can be collated physically in tourism and travel stakeholders of Europe.
This the best chance to push on the effort, speak with one voice and make sure that our key messages, supported by the industry, are heard,” Araujo acknowledged .
In his Op-Ed, President Araujo quotes World Tourism Organization data, which shows that the amount of international tourists, who sought to enter Europe, during the primary half 2020, marked a 66 per cent decrease, compared to an equivalent period last year.
He also puts the main target on the planet Travel & Tourism Council’s data (WTTC), which predicted 29.5 million jobs within the travel and tourism sector are in danger , in European countries, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports.
According to him, there are top three key issues which will got to be discussed so as to assist the tourism sector get out of the critical situation during which it currently remains.
Boss of the ecu Tourism highlighted that the primary concern, consistent with him, is that the unharmonized approach regarding the imposed travel measures within the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
“Quarantines are unhelpful and will be urgently and collectively replaced by comprehensive cost-efficient measures like testing upon departure supported an agreed EU testing protocol and coordinated tracing systems,” he stressed.
Two other important things that require to be resolved, consistent with him, are the implementation of a joint plan of European Union Member States to assist the tourism sector get over Coronavirus’ damages and therefore the reinventing within the tourism industry of tomorrow.
In September, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) along side the planet Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) introduced a group of recommendations that were prepared so as to assist European businesses to reopen their doors for his or her customers during a safe way, amid the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak.
Members of the ecu Parliament’s Task Force recalled the ecu Union Commission, in September, to find a strategy that would help tourism recover from the financial crisis.
The European Tourism Manifesto alliance didn’t stay indifferent either, regarding the that problems the ecu tourism sector is facing. The coalition urged the European Union member States to reach mutual coordination regarding the imposed travel restrictions and assure prompt implementation.