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Latest update : 2013-07-22

EU Crisis: Can tourism save Europe?

Europe remains the world's number one tourist destination. While many Europeans are choosing to spend their holidays at home because of the crisis, tourists from booming emerging countries - such as China, Russia and Brazil - are flocking to Europe. The continent's tourist industry is expected to grow by 3% this year. So can tourism help save Europe, especially its southern economies?

With our guests:

  • Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID, French MEP,  European People's Party;
  • Marietta GIANNAKO, Greek MEP, European People's Party. 

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2016-09-23 Paris attacks (Nov. 13)

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2016-09-16 migrants

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