Applying for a subsidy for a tourism project

The Ministry of the Economy may grant a subsidy to communal administrations and non-profit associations (association sans but lucratif - ASBL) to cover costs incurred for an activity in the interest of national tourism.

The following are concerned:

  • costs incurred in the organisation of a tourism-related event;
  • costs incurred in the organisation of a sporting event tied to tourism;
  • costs incurred in the organisation of a cultural event tied to tourism;
  • costs incurred while participating in a fair or attending a convention or training course in connection with a tourism-related activity;
  • advertising costs (printing of flyers, brochures, city maps, implementation of a graphic charter)
  • costs incurred while implementing another tourism-related project.

Who is concerned

Only communes and non-profit associations may benefit from these aid schemes.


A prior request using the duly completed form must be submitted no later than 3 months before the event or activity, accompanied by an estimated budget and specific quotations.

After the event, the application must be returned to the General Directorate for Tourism together with the supporting documents.

How to proceed

Filing an application

The applicant must submit a duly completed aid application using the form provided for this purpose to the General Directorate for Tourism.

The application can be submitted electronically to the email address

If the application is submitted by post, the following address should be used:

Ministère de l’Économie
Direction générale du tourisme
Aides financières et comptabilité
B.P. 86
L-2937 Luxembourg

Supporting documents

Before the event or activity, the prior request must be accompanied by :

  • the form, duly completed and signed;
  • a estimated budget for the project;
  • specific quotations.

After the event or activity, the application must be accompanied by:

  • the form, duly completed and signed;
  • financial statements showing receipts and expenses;
  • receipted invoices and proofs of payment;
  • documents illustrating the implementation of the project (press kit, activity report, photos, videos, posters, etc.);
  • information on the possible participation of third parties in the financing of the project.

Amount of aid

The subsidy comes in the form of a financial aid paid to the beneficiary.

The amount of aid is determined by the General Directorate for Tourism based on:

  • the activity's touristic value;
  • the available budget.


The aid will be paid after completion of the activity on presentation of the application and supporting documents.

Obligations of the beneficiary

Recipients of a subsidy are required to meet the following obligations:

  • the subsidy may only be used for costs and expenses related to the activity for which it was requested;
  • they must print "Avec le soutien du ministère de la Culture" (Supported by the Ministry of Culture) together with the Ministry's logo on all materials provided to the public for the purposes of presentation, information or advertising, including on the relevant website;
  • when publishing printed matter (flyers, brochures, city maps):
    • if applicants have their own graphic charter, it should be used in conjunction with the Visit Luxembourg logo;
    • if the applicant does not have a graphic charter, the National Tourist Board's graphic charter should be used in conjunction with the Visit Luxembourg logo;
  • they must inform the Ministry of any major change in the association (mandate, legal or administrative structure, change of management, etc.).

Forms / Online services

Communal administration or non-profit association - Application for a subsidy for an activity to promote national tourism

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

Commune et Asbl - formulaire demande subside projet touristique

Les informations qui vous concernent recueillies sur ce formulaire font l’objet d’un traitement par l’administration concernée afin de mener à bien votre demande.

Ces informations sont conservées pour la durée nécessaire par l’administration à la réalisation de la finalité du traitement

Les destinataires de vos données sont les administrations compétentes dans le cadre du traitement de votre demande. Veuillez-vous adresser à l’administration concernée par votre demande pour connaître les destinataires des données figurant sur ce formulaire. Conformément au règlement (UE) 2016/679 relatif à la protection des personnes physiques à l'égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel et à la libre circulation de ces données, vous bénéficiez d’un droit d’accès, de rectification et le cas échéant d’effacement des informations vous concernant. Vous disposez également du droit de retirer votre consentement à tout moment.

En outre et excepté le cas où le traitement de vos données présente un caractère obligatoire, vous pouvez, pour des motifs légitimes, vous y opposer.

Si vous souhaitez exercer ces droits et/ou obtenir communication de vos informations, veuillez-vous adresser à l’administration concernée suivant les coordonnées indiquées dans le formulaire. Vous avez également la possibilité d’introduire une réclamation auprès de la Commission nationale pour la protection des données ayant son siège à 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

En poursuivant votre démarche, vous acceptez que vos données personnelles soient traitées dans le cadre de votre demande.

Gemeindeverwaltung oder Vereinigung ohne Gewinnzweck - Beantragung einer Beihilfe für Tätigkeiten im Interesse des nationalen Tourismus

Ihre in diesem Formular erfassten personenbezogenen Informationen werden von der zuständigen Verwaltungsbehörde verarbeitet, um Ihren Antrag erfolgreich abzuschließen.

Diese Informationen werden von der Behörde für den zur Verarbeitung erforderlichen Zeitraum gespeichert.

Die Empfänger Ihrer Daten sind die im Rahmen Ihres Antrags zuständigen Verwaltungsbehörden. Um die Empfänger der in diesem Formular erfassten Daten zu erfahren, wenden Sie sich bitte an die für Ihren Antrag zuständige Behörde.

Gemäß der Verordnung (EU) 2016/679 zum Schutz natürlicher Personen bei der Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten und zum freien Datenverkehr haben Sie das Recht auf Zugang, Berichtigung und gegebenenfalls Löschung Ihrer personenbezogenen Informationen. Sie haben zudem das Recht, Ihre erteilte Einwilligung jederzeit zu widerrufen.

Weiterhin können Sie, außer in Fällen, in denen die Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten verpflichtend ist, Widerspruch einlegen, wenn dieser rechtmäßig begründet ist.

Wenn Sie diese Rechte ausüben und/oder Einsicht in Ihre Informationen nehmen möchten, können Sie sich unter den im Formular angegebenen Kontaktdaten an die zuständige Verwaltungsbehörde wenden. Sie haben außerdem die Möglichkeit, bei der Nationalen Kommission für den Datenschutz Beschwerde einzulegen (Commission nationale pour la protection des données, 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux).

Wenn Sie Ihren Vorgang fortsetzen, akzeptieren Sie damit, dass Ihre personenbezogenen Daten im Rahmen Ihres Antrags verarbeitet werden.

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