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WHITE PAPER FOR HOSPITALITY IN EUROPE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN EUROPE
The hospitality sector is one of the key drivers of the European economy, both in terms of employment as well as of direct contribution to the economy (close to 5% of GDP*). Indeed, the hospitality industry alone created 1,6 million new jobs between 2013 and 2016 taking its workforce from 10,3 million employees to 11,9 million, while the number of enterprises raised from 1,82 to almost 2 million. Together with tourism, the hospitality sector is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in the EU. DOWNLOAD