A conversation with EC Vice-President Antonio Tajani

On the occasion of the next European Tourism day, which will be celebrated in Bruxelles the 27th of September,  Jlag interviewed Mr Antonio Tajani, European Commission Vice-President, in charge of  Industry, Entrepreneurship and  Tourism, to talk with him about the future challenges of Tourism in Europe. – “Europe, the world’s No 1 tourist destination – a … [Read more…]

Week lift // 11 – 16 July

This week from the European Parliament lift we want to draw your attention to this events: 11/12 July: The European Commission DGs for Research & Innovation, Information Society and Media, Energy, and for Mobility and Transport organize two information days on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) on energy-efficient buildings, factories of the future and green cars in Brussels … [Read more…]

Week Lift // 27 June -3 July

  This week we want to signal to your attention the following events: – 27/ 28 June – S&D Group organises the Conference – “The Implementation of a New Strategy for Afghanistan” at the EP in Brussels. – 27 June/1 July – The Joint Research Council (JRC) of the European Commission and the Scottish Government … [Read more…]

What Europe is doing to fight the youth unemployment?

Antonio Tajani, commissioner in charge for Industry and entrepreneurship, dedicated the celebration of the Europe Day 2011 to the young people facing difficulties in finding a job. “Effective training programmes – said Tajani in a meeting last 9 May with more than 1000 youth at Bicocca University in Milan – need to be accessible to all young … [Read more…]

Uk Government launches a new tourism strategy

Last 4th March the UK Government launched its New Tourism Policy, an action plan to help the British tourism industry setting out blueprint to grow the sector and creating new jobs. In Great Britain the 200,000 businesses in the tourism industry directly provide £52bn of GDP, 4.4% of British jobs, and have made tourism one of … [Read more…]

How to open a B&B in Europe

How to open a bed and breakfast in Europe? What are the differences between European Countries, what the main difficulties? To have an idea about this we have chosen to make a comparison between Italy, France and UK legislations’ about the opening of small touristic enterprises.