At November 4 around 200 experts from nearly 20 European countries gathered to join a webinar held by CARPE DIGEM partnership and stakeholders from the regions covered by the partnership. The topic was related to digital innovations and the evolution of tourism in the challenging environment of the COVID 19 crisis. Main topics covered were the driving force of coronavirus outbreak, the climate change and the Green Deal, the links between safety, security and well-being and digital innovation. Accents have been put on sustainability and digital innovation and on how to optimise impact on the local economy, communities and environment. Policy makers have shared their ideas on how policy is evolving to meet the challenges – snapshots of Policy change and strategies from CARPE DIGEM partners have been presented by policy institutions representatives. The webinar ended with an interactive session. The full recording is available here :