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UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism 2018

UNWTO Awards - tourism awards

Turismo de Portugal I.P (Portugal), Ecotourism Trust (India), Tryponyu (Indonesia) and SEGGITUR (Spain) are the winners of the 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.   Fourteen projects among 128 applicants from 55 countries were selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.   The winning projects, divided into four […]

World Travel Market 2016 report – WTM London

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Attending the World Travel Market in London is always an experience, it is the moment of the year when all the European and international tourism operators get together. This was my third time at WTM London, I went the first time in 2014  (read more about my first time at WTM London),  and I attended […]

Carbone negative travel: Around the World in a sustainable way with Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2

 It seemed to be possible only in science fiction stories, instead, to travel on a sustainable aircraft powered by alone solar energy it’s feasible today. I am talking about the Solar Impulse 2 model, an aircraft perfected after many years of engineering studies. Fascinated by the hard work to realize it and by its environmental effects maybe one day […]

Decarbonizing tourism: would you pay US$ 11 for a carbon-free holiday?

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism the damaging effects of CO2 emissions from tourism could eventually be eliminated if travelers paid just US$11 per trip. Professor Scott, found that the most cost effective strategy for the tourism industry to meet the United Nations’ recommended targets of reducing carbon emissions, includes […]

Young Skal International Symposium – tourism business event

Hello, last week I had the pleasure to attend the 3rd Young Skal International Symposium in Rome to meet some of my skalleagues from around the world during 4 days of meetings, seminars, networking and fun. SKAL International is a very important international association member of the United Nations. The members are all leaders, business […]