COVID-19 hit the European hospitality hard and brought hardship and uncertainty to an otherwise flourishing sector. Millions of jobs and businesses are at risk. Now we must stand #TogetherForHospitality to protect our way of life: because building a better future for the industry means building a better future for all.

Help us bring hope to the industry. Commit to hospitality. Join our campaign!


Drop of employment in the accommodation & food sector

Million fewer jobs

Source: Eurostat – Figures on employment refer to Q2 2020 vs Q2 2019 in the EU27.

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Join the campaign by posting on social media & using the hashtag #TogetherForHospitality!

A skilled workforce will help lead the way out of the crisis & prepare for the digital and green transition!

#TogetherForHospitality with the HOTREC membership

Netherlands / KHN


Attracting, retaining and training good employees is a major challenge for the restaurant and catering industry, especially after COVID-19. How can hospitality businesses face staff shortage?

Read more here

Spain / Hostelería de España

Campaign by Hostelería de España to ensure the respect of national health & safety protocols in hospitality establishments.

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Sweden / VISITA

Låt oss

An initiative to highlight the role of the hospitality sector as a job creator for the youth. If right measures are taken and governmental support received, the Swedish hospitality sector will become a key player in both saving jobs and create new ones in the future!

Belgium / Fed. HoReCa Bruxelles - Fédération HoReCa Wallonie - HORECA Vlaanderen


6 out of 10 hospitality establishments in Belgium are in difficulty. It’s time to reopen in a safe and responsible way to support the sector and its value chain! 

Italy / Federalberghi

Federalberghi has urged the Italian government to intervene to protect businesses and workers in the tourism sector “before it is too late”. 

Join the campaign & sign the online petition!

Slovenia / TGZS


The time is now. My Slovenia. This campaign was launched by the Slovenian Tourist Board to encourage domestic tourism and the discovery of the Slovenian tourism and hospitality sector.

Greece / HCH


An initiative by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) to highlight the strategic role of Hospitality for the reconstruction of the country after the COVID season.

Germany / DEHOGA & IHA


Safety and responsibility are a priority for the sector, but tourism needs an opening strategy. Tourism & hospitality players are invited to take part in the campaign and tell their stories.