Essay series 23 Mar 2023

Essay 5 - Railways and sustainable tourism

By Zoltán Pafféri, Chairman-CEO MÁV, and Professor Bulcsú Remenyik, University of Tokaj

The EU is home to some of the world's largest outbound markets and most visited destinations, while emissions from tourism are expected to grow in the coming years. New patterns of tourism development are needed to address its environmental impact. Railways can help develop touristic destinations that are not adequately served by aviation, open new routes and foster new value chains. This essay looks at how rail plays a role in creating a more sustainable tourism for the future.