economic significance of tourism within the European Community

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Published for the Working Group by the British Tourist Authority , London
Tourist trade -- Eu
Statementprepared by J.W. O"Hagan, C.M. Minnock.
ContributionsMinnock, C. M., Working Group of the National Tourist Organisations of the EEC.
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It can be a powerful tool in fighting economic decline and unemployment. Nevertheless the tourism sector faces a series of challenges. The European Commission works to address these with policies and actions.

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