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European Dimension on Tourism Safety and Security

26/11/2012 

Tourism safety imageBrussels, 4 December 2012. Organised by Tourism Safety and Security Network of Finnish Lapland / Multidimensional Tourism Institute, in cooperation with Finnish Ministry of the Interior, the seminar provides a venue for tourism quality and safety experts and decision makers to exchange information about tourism development in EU.

Event information

Time: Tue 4th of December 2012, at 11 am - 2 pm
Venue: Committee of the Regions (Rue Belliard 99-101, Brussels)
Organiser: Tourism Safety and Security network of Finnish Lapland/Multidimensional Tourism Institute, in cooperation with Finnish Ministry of the Interior
Aim: European Dimension on Tourism Safety and Security –Show Day, top-level meeting for tourism quality and safety experts and decision makers to disseminate and exchange information about tourism development in EU.

Seminar language is English.

Topics to be discussed

  • Tourism policies of European Union
  • EU, national and regional aspects in tourism safety development (Finnish Lapland as a case)
  • International cooperation to enhance tourism development.

Programme

10.30 Registration and coffee

11.00 am: Opening words

Thematic presentations:

  • Deputy Director General Mr. Antti Peltomäki, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry: European Commission’s tourism policy
  • MEP Ms. Riikka Manner: European tourism from the point of view of European Parliament (tbc)
  • Ms. Tarja Mankkinen, Ministry of the Interior: Tourism Safety Cooperation as part of national Internal Security Programme
  • Mr. Pekka Iivari, Multidimensional Tourism Institute: Tourism Safety and Security co-creation in Finnish Lapland
  • Ms. Laurianne Krid, Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA): Key criteria for consumers when choosing their holiday destination 
  • Minister of the Interior, Ms. Päivi Räsänen: Pre-emptive safety cooperation in Finland.

2.00 pm: Minister of the Interior, Ms. Päivi Räsänen, Closing words and an Invitation – 1st General Assembly of Tourism Safety and Security in Lapland, spring 2013. See you there!

Light lunch is served!

Register no later than 28th of November!

Registrations via e-mail to Mr. Niko Niemisalo (niko.niemisalo@ramk.fi)
Tel. +358 20 798 5449

Hosted by the Committee of the Regions

Download the leaflet from the Tourism Safety and Security Network of Finnish Lapland / Multidimensional Tourism Institute "National Code of Conduct", in PDF format from the right-hand panel.

 

General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Brussels
Start Date: 04/12/2012
End Date: 04/12/2012

Reference

Source: http://matkailu.luc.fi/Hankkeet/Turvallisuus/en/Events/European_Dimension_on_Tourism_Safety_and_Security_%E2%80%93Show_Day_4.12.

Keyword(s)

Adventure | Customer relations | Disability, disabilities, technical aids | Education, training | Employment, working conditions | Information and Communication Technologies | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Nature holidays | Policy, legislation | Safety and security issues

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