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November 8, 2022

Amadeus Hospitality Market Insights Report Sept 2022

A report packed with charts detailing hotel performance across leading markets and world regions, focussing on recent trends and forward bookings.
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October 5, 2022

ETOA & NTC Webinar | The importance of preserving Nordic cultural heritage in Nordic tourism with WTACH

In this webinar we will hear how important this is to tourism globally and look at how tourism itself can ensure that the worlds unique attributes, history and cultural values are celebrated and preserved for generations to come.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Hosting events: Measuring impacts and benefits

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on measuring the impacts of hosting major events.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Sustainability metrics

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on varying approaches to measuring sustainability.
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June 27, 2022

ETOA Snapshot | Sustainability travel intent versus actual behaviour

Ten minute video session with Rachel Read and David Edwards on traveller intentions versus their actual behaviour around suitable travel products, and the barriers between the two.
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May 23, 2022

WTTC: Destination 2030

A substantial report that brings together a host of indicators across multiple pillars to examine the readiness of 63 destinations around the world for sustainable travel and tourism growth between now and 2030, including the showcasing of examples of policies and strategies being implemented in different cities to underpin success.
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May 3, 2022

ETOA Webinar | Climate action and tourism: turning plans into practice

Watch this practical discussion about the travel industry and climate action with a panel of experts on carbon reduction, sectoral advocacy and consultancy. They provide current insight into what organisations of all sizes can do, and talk through the challenges and opportunities as plans turn into action.
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April 26, 2022

Expedia sustainable travel study

A report detailing findings from a survey of 11,000 consumers from around the world investigating attitudes towards sustainable travel, what motivates consumers to make sustainable choices and their (stated) willingness to pay more to make their travel decisions more sustainable.
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April 20, 2022

Webinar | Supporting tourism’s recovery: destination and regional perspectives

CityDNA, ETOA and NECSTouR represent city destinations, the travel trade and regional governments’ tourism interests. Developing mutual benefit while securing a safe space for a vibrant visitor economy is our common concern.
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March 24, 2022

Webinar | Rebuilding city tourism through product diversification

City tourism will regain strength in 2022 and due to built-up demand from global and European source markets many destinations expect 2019 volumes to be reached by 2023. In this webinar we discuss how dialogue between destinations and in-bound tour operators can support a healthy growth in city tourism.
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February 24, 2022

Webinar ETOA | Prospettive sulla ripresa del turismo in Italia

E’ iniziato un nuovo anno ed è tempo di fare il punto sul 2021 e volgere gli occhi e le speranze al 2022. Quali lezioni possiamo imparare dall’anno appena trascorso e quali sono gli elementi che ci permetteranno di aiutarti a raggiungere i tuoi obiettivi entro il 2022?
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February 22, 2022

Expedia Traveller Value Index 2022 Outlook

Based on the views of 5,500 respondents the report claims that people value travel and personal time more than ever and that four-in-five are planning at least one leisure trip in 2022, with flexibility still a top consideration for many travellers
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February 17, 2022

ETOA Webinar | Mediterranean product and demand

In this free webinar we explore product development and diversification in the Mediterranean region and current demand from global source markets. Expert panellists will share insights about evolving travel trends and business needs and we will discuss prospects for 2022, planning cycles and product development for the region.
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November 22, 2021

WTTC: A Net Zero Roadmap for Travel and Tourism

A 59- page report which serves to describe a potential new target framework for the travel and tourism sector in its journey towards becoming ‘net zero’. The report describes the current status quo with regards to the transition to net zero before setting out a target-based way forward and a call to action addressed towards key stakeholders from accommodation, tour operators, aviation, cruise and online travel agencies.
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October 19, 2021

ETC Handbook: Encouraging Sustainable Tourism Practices

A detailed synopsis that explores what sustainable tourism is, why it is important and what destinations and businesses around the world are doing to encourage its adoption. The centrepiece of the report consists of twenty case studies, but perhaps of equal value are the chapters bookending these case studies which help the reader develop a better understanding sustainable tourism and consider the many challenges faced by entities wishing to adopt such practices.
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September 30, 2021

ETOA Webinar | Climate action and tourism declaration to delivery

ETOA’s new sustainability partner, Travelife, will join its other partners NECSTouR and Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency to discuss the the Glasgow Declaration, and how its commitments should turn into action.
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March 17, 2021

ETC Sustainable Tourism Toolkit

A comprehensive document aimed at European NTOs to help guide their creation and implementation of sustainable tourism strategies. While much of the 53-page handbook is dedicated to a series of modules that guide practitioners in their work it also contains helpful sections that introduce the importance of sustainability within the tourism sector, the benefits of developing a national approach and a recognition of the many challenges that can hamper progress.
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January 11, 2021

Group NAO Tourism Taxes by Design

A detailed study that came about on the back of an ever-growing number of tourism taxes but coincided with the dramatic decline in tourism flows due to the pandemic. The research is wide-ranging, looking at examples of different forms of tourism tax, the wide range of rationales used for their introduction, the evidence about their effectiveness and an analysis of how tourism taxes can be introduced in a way that is underpinned by stakeholder support and consumer willingness to pay. Findings from an extensive survey of DMOs is also included, revealing the significant funding shortfalls that many currently face.
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December 31, 2020

ETOA Webinar Archive

ETOA Webinar archive from 2020 and earlier.
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November 11, 2020

WTTC: You have reached your destination

WTTC has recognised the need for public and private sectors around the world to learn from each other rather than ‘reinvent the wheel’ in terms of best practice in delivering travel and tourism, with this report highlighting fascinating examples from destinations around the world under a variety of headings including ‘prioritising the sector’, ‘planning for sustainable and inclusive growth’ and ‘securing and facilitating travel’.
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October 12, 2020

UNWTO Measuring Sustainable Tourism Brochure

The brochure presents the aim of creating a common statistical language for measuring the impact and contribution that tourism makes to the economy, society and environment, thereby allowing for a fuller account to be taken of sustainability issues when crafting tourism policies.
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September 10, 2020

UNWTO Recommendations on Urban Tourism

A short 10-page report that builds on a series of Urban Tourism Summits held in recent years as well as research conducted by UNWTO itself in order to make a series of recommendations on how destinations can develop urban tourism in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner.
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September 10, 2020

Airlines for Europe position paper on Sustainability and the Environment

Containing a range of insights and data this paper examines what it is European airlines are already doing to move towards a low-carbon economy, but equally points out the need for political leadership to foster wise regulation, more efficient use of air space and to support research and development in terms of alternative fuels.
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August 10, 2020

Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership – Climate Change: Implications for Tourism

A report that succeeds in its task of making the IPCC Assessment Report findings much more digestible to the layperson within the tourism sector, describing the scale of likely impact that climate change will have as well as setting out some of the adaptations and mitigation measures that could help deliver a more resilient industry. The report includes a helpful two-page infographic looking at various tourism sub-sectors.
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August 10, 2020

Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership – Rewiring the Economy: Ten Tasks, Ten Years

A report from 2017 that put forward ten tasks to be carried out within a decade by leaders in the fields of government, finance and business, with the aspiration being to ensure economic development benefits rather than harms broader needs such as healthy ecosystems, climate stability and wellbeing.
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August 10, 2020

Cambridge University Institute for Sustainability Leadership – Working towards a climate neutral Europe: Jobs and skills in a changing world

A discussion relating to how the interplay between megatrends such as demographic and technological change and ongoing policy development to bring about a climate neutral European economy will likely shape the job market, and the skillsets needed by workers, across Europe over the next three decades. While a number of ‘case studies’ are presented none of these relate directly to the travel or tourism sector.
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August 10, 2020

Euromonitor Travel 2040: Climate Emergency

A white paper describing a vision of how consumers might book and experience travel two decades from now, with a focus on how technology may help alleviate growing consumer concerns regarding the environment.
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