IG Environment and Tourism_Position paper

February 2023: This position paper from a selection of Environmental Protection Agencies in Europe collaborating in the Interest group on Environment and Tourism highlights the value and potential of green aspects in the revitalization of tourism, one of the most impacted sectors by the pandemic COVID-19. There is a need for urgent actions to implement targeted measures to reduce the environmental footprint of tourism industry while ensuring tourism longevity, sustainability and economic security, states the paper.