24 Jan 2017
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 24 JANUARYBrussels Daily
2017 EU Citizenship Report: Commission promotes rights, values and democracy
Today, the European Commission publishes its third EU Citizenship Report taking stock of progress since 2014 and further presenting actions to ensure citizens can fully enjoy their rights when working, travelling, studying or participating in elections. Europeans are more than ever aware of their status as citizens of the Union and the proportion of Europeans wanting to know more about their rights continues to increase.
EUROSTAT: Tourism in the EU – Number of tourism nights spent in the EU slightly up in 2016… … despite substantial falls in France and the United Kingdom
In 2016, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached more than 2.8 billion, up by 2.0% compared with 2015. Since 2009, there has been a steady increase in the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the EU, notably driven by the rise in the nights spent by non-residents of the Member State. Full text is available here
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