Tourism - a key driver for socio-‎economic progress

Location: EURACTIV Network Office, Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 1041 Brussels
Event Date: 2019-02-26
Time: 12:00:00

Event Type:

External Event

Working Group:




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.