HIGH-LEVEL EVENT IN BRUSSELS TO SET THE BASIS OF THE EUROPEAN TOURISM DATA SPACE TOGETHER WITH KEYACTORS, MEMBER STATES AND EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTATIVES

HIGH-LEVEL EVENT IN BRUSSELS TO SET THE BASIS OF THE EUROPEAN TOURISM DATA SPACE TOGETHER WITH KEY ACTORS, MEMBER STATES AND EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTATIVES Brussels, 25-26 September 2023 On September 25th and 26th in Brussels, high-level events focused on establishing the European Tourism Data Space. The initiatives, DATES Tourism Data Space and Data Space for […]

Newsletter #4

Newsletter #4 The main objective of DATES is to explore approaches and options for the deployment of a secure and trusted tourism data space, ensuring transparent control of data access, use and re-use The project is in its final stretch and so far numerous studies and activities have been carried out, all of them related to tourism […]

NEW EU REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT FOR DATA SPACES

New EU regulatory enviroment for data spaces In 2020, the European Union Commission unveiled the “European Strategy for Data“, aiming to establish a unified data market to bolster Europe’s global competitiveness and data sovereignty. This strategy comprised several proposed regulations, further detailed in the box on page 3: Proposal for AI Act (AIA-E) Proposal for […]

Towards a data space for tourism

Towards a data space for tourism Europe leads in international tourism, with countries like France, Italy, and Spain getting around 38% of global arrivals in 2021. Recognizing tourism’s role in a greener and digital EU economy, the European Commission initiated the Digital Europe Programme, which introduced the DATES project – a unique EU-level program aiming […]

The Transversality of the Tourism Industry

The Transversality of the Tourism Industry: Towards a Digital Transformation The tourism industry is a complex network that spans various domains and industries, establishing synergies with cultural heritage, transportation, media, and smart communities. This blog post aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the transversality of the tourism industry, as explored by the DATES (Digital […]

Trends and Data-driven Transformation of the Tourism Industry: qualitative and quantitative insights

Trends and Data-driven Transformation of the Tourism Industry: qualitative and quantitative insights The tourism industry underwent significant transformations due to the Internet and mobile technologies several decades ago. However, recent developments such as the need for increased competitiveness, affordability of digital technologies, and macro-economic factors like COVID-19 have accelerated a new wave of changes. Within […]

Newsletter #3

Newsletter #3 EVENTS DATES have actively participated and organised several events to disseminate the project’s activities and to continue increasing and consolidating the community hat we believe perfectly capture the essence of the DATES project mission Data Space Symposium Data Space Symposium, organised in The Hague on the 21-23 March 2023. It was a great […]

Newsletter #2

Newsletter #2  The main objective of DATES is to explore approaches and options for the deployment of a secure and trusted tourism data space, ensuring transparent control of data access, use and re-use The project, launched in November 2022, has carried out an intense mapping of data sharing initiatives with the support of the project […]