The Baltic Sea Tourism Forum is the communication basis and exchange platform for tourism cooperation in the Baltic Sea region. It aims to promote dialogue, consensus building and a shared vision on the key challenges of tourism development around the Baltic Sea.
The Forum contributes actively to the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region under Policy Area Tourism.
Major aims of the Forum are:
- Support a sustainable and balanced development of tourism and voice the interest of the tourism economy in the Baltic Sea region.
- Strengthen the sustainable and responsible cooperation of all Baltic Sea region countries and exploit the existing international development potentials more efficiently.
- Provide and secure a permanent platform for information and know-how exchange with the Baltic Sea Tourism Forum at its core for continuous collaboration on the basis of a multilevel process.
- Position the Baltic Sea as a coherent travel destination on the global tourism market and promote the area as an attractive, safe and natural destination for international travelers.