Digital Platforms


Barcelona's Declaration Presented at the European Commission

Feb 16, 2017


The European Commission officially launched the Project on Accommodation Rental Services with an Open Plenary and a first Workshop on the "Market Access Requirement for Accommodation Providers" organised in Brussels on the 14th of February.

NECSTouR's Working Group on Digital Platforms actively participated to both the events.



What is the impact of Collaborative Economy in Europe?

Oct 11, 2016


The two documents about the impact of Collaborative Economy in four of the main the EU cities and on the situation of workers in the collaborative economy are now on-line!

NECSTouR welcomes the publication of this new impulse paper n.9 about the "Impact of Regulatory approaches to the collaborative economy in the tourism accommodation sector: Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam & Paris" and of the document from the European Parliament Think Tank on the "Situation of workers in the collaborative economy".



New platform tourism services (or the so-called sharing economy)


9 March 2017, 11.00-12.00

Room M1, CityCube Berlin, ITB


The World's Leading Travel Trade Show is back.

In the Framework of this event, the UNWTo organised a conference about Tourism and the so-called "sharing economy" on the 9th of March 2017. More information

Opening plenary: Collaborative economy in the tourism accommodation sector


14th of February 2017



The Commission adopted the Communication on the European Agenda for the Collaborative Economy in June 2016. In this Communication, the Commission committed to working together with Member States and stakeholders to monitor developments in the collaborative economy and exchange best practices.

The Commission is envisaging working in partnership with the relevant public and private stakeholders to facilitate the balanced development of the collaborative economy in the Single Market.

Collaborative Economy Conference

Conference organised by the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU

Avenue de Cortenbergh 107, 1000 Brussels
15 November 2016 | 14:00 – 18:30 + Cocktail

Following the great success of the session II about Collaborative Economy at the European Tourism Forum Conference in Bratislava, the Slovak's Permanent Representation in Brussels organised this second conference specifically focused on the same topic.


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