July 15, 2024

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First positive thrills for tourism

Sebastian Reddeker, CEO of Luxembourg for tourism, discusses travel trends for the coming months and the potential to attract holidaymakers. Whether they are foreigners or nationals from elsewhere.

Sebastian Reddeker, CEO of Luxembourg for tourism, discusses travel trends for the coming months and the potential to attract holidaymakers. Whether they are foreigners or nationals from elsewhere.

(pj with Nadia di Pillo) Will Luxembourg be popular as a travel destination again this year? Sebastian Reddeker, CEO of Luxembourg for Tourism, discusses the prospects and opportunities of the Luxembourg tourism industry. Beautiful days are coming…

The tourism industry has had one of the darkest years in 2020. Is there a glimmer of hope for the season that begins?

Sebastian reddeker : “It will depend entirely on the progress of the vaccination. Among the reassuring factors, there is this figure: 56% of Europeans want to travel. But wanting is not being able … To do well, people have to be able to book easily and have an environment of travel restrictions that is not too confusing, otherwise no one will leave.


Lokales, Touristen, Tourismus, Sicht auf den Grund, Altstadt Foto: Anouk Antony / Luxemburger Wort

Heavily impacted by the pandemic, the sector was able to benefit from numerous aids, recalls Lex Delles, Tuesday, facing the deputies. But to survive, it will also have to show “innovation and creativity”.


It is also essential that the cancellation arrangements are flexible in order to encourage bookings and that the risks are well distributed – part is borne by the customer, part by the hotelier or host. It proved its worth last year. I think that will also be the key to success this year.

Is the demand for travel growing at the moment?