A European strategy for more growth and jobs in coastal and maritime tourism
The extraordinary beauty, cultural wealth and great diversity of Europe’s coasts make them the preferred destination for many holidaymakers from Europe and abroad. On offer is a wide range of facilities and activities for those who seek recreation for mind and body. Tourism demand is increasing worldwide. The challenge for Europe’s coastal and maritime resorts is to exploit this potential sustainably in order to offer attractive jobs to its people. Coastal and maritime tourism can be a major source of growth and jobs, especially for the young. The European Commission has issued a European... Strategy aiming to bring all stakeholders together to develop innovative and smart solutions to the multiple challenges facing the sector. This strategy sets out 14 targeted actions involving national, regional and industry level partners.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (European Commission) Themes: Tourism
- Subject: coastal region, economic development, economic growth, environmental protection, heritage protection, job creation, sustainable development, tourism