Defining the Outdoors

One important step for EC-OE was the definition of the term “outdoor”. These documents provide detailed reasons for this definition:

Defining the Outdoors (English – Revised in 2016)

Defining the Outdoors (Français) 

Defining the Outdoors (Deutsch)

Defining the Outdoors according to EC-OE (2009)

Economic sector     NACE 93.2

Governance              Ministry of Work / Economics; Ministry of Tourism

Counterparts           Employees Unions

Characteristics       Small & Medium size enterprises

Fun / Pleasure / Personal Development / Tourism

Paid Employees

Animators (mainly focused on service competences)

Packages / Multi Activity Offers

The Job                     Vocational Education / On the Job Training

Target Group         Clients

Revenue                    Service Purchase

Fiscal                       Accountancy / VAT / Tax

Insurance               Company & Personal Liability

Safety                      Consumer Safety

Justice                     Civil Courts (liability, consumer relations)

Setting                     Nature (on the spot)