2021 is the year of rail in Europe, and with a group of travel agencies and travel platform we have co-signed a european call to promote soft mobility as a whole, and the railway in particular.
This also responds to the growing demand of passengers from Northern Europe to be able to travel to Southern Europe without using air travel and with a preference for transport by rail. If the trip becomes itinerant – e.g. in order to avoid long train journeys – it becomes necessary to be able to identify a sustainable tourism partner for each stopover.
Today there is no European network of sustainable travel agencies and some destinations are without such an incoming agency. The European Year of Rail appears to us like an excellent opportunity to connect these agencies within a European scale.
The 21st of April 2021 took place the international e-conference “Promoting a Sustainable and Social Travel in Europe” organized by European Network For Sustainable Travel and supported by Turismo de Portugal. Listened by about 480 followers, 40 university researchers and travel agencies had the opportunity to discuss
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International e-conference, 21 of April 2021: Promoting Sustainable and Social Travel in Europe After publishing and presenting our six proposals for a social and sustainable tourism in Europe to the European Parliament in November 2020 (list of participants), we plan to go even further in 2021 and
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Press release, the 30th of December 2020, Brussels, European Commission. Friday, 1 January 2021, marks the beginning of the European Year of Rail. The European Commission initiative will highlight the benefits of rail as a sustainable, smart and safe means of transport. A variety of activities will
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Following the development of our “Guidelines and proposals for a sustainable and inclusive tourism in Europe” and our great disappointment concerning the European Tourism Convention organised by the European Commission on October 12th, about fifteen European deputies and their assistants, as well as European Commission officials, agreed
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