The document firstly introduces the policy context at EU level to then move to the Mediterranean background, including a focus on the main programmes and initiatives addressing this topic through specific priority actions or strategies.
Being Tourism such an important economic and social driver for Mediterranean regions, this study intends to provide an overview of its state of the art from a CPMR Intermediterranean Commission perspective and experience of its Member regions, and with particular attention to the sustainability of this sector. In this context, the concept of sustainability should be understood as addressing all its three components, i.e. encompassing its economic, social and environmental dimensions.
Submitted by CPMR Intermediterranean Commission