Eltis Spotlight

Cruise ships arrives in port

The cruise industry is expected to grow steadily in the coming years, exceeding 25 million passengers worldwide. Destinations are, however, faced with seemingly conflicting needs: increasing cruise-related profits, while preserving natural and cultural resources, essential for the attractiveness of destinations. These natural and cultural resources are at risk of being gradually consumed and polluted by the cruise industry if no change is proposed and jointly encouraged.

Planning for Sustainable and Active Cities: 17-18 June 2019, Groningen, The Netherlands

The 6th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans will be held on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019 in Groningen, The Netherlands. The focus of the conference is on providing support to sustainable and active cities within the SUMP context, i.e. how to make cities more walkable and cycle-friendly.

This month features a selection of the latest mobility news and confirms the date and location of the 2019 SUMP Conference.