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UNWTO call to position tourism as a policy priority

In 2017, international tourist arrivals grew by 7% reaching 1,322 million. 2017 was the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. No comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has been recorded since the 1960s. UNWTO call to position tourism as a « policy priority« . Tourism is an important driver of economic growth and development, with […]

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Innovation : comme « Prix de l’innovation en tourisme » des Nations unies ; comme Portugal, Inde, Indonésie ou Espagne

Turismo de Portugal I.P, Ecotourism Trust (Inde), Tryponyu (Indonésie) et SEGGITUR (Espagne) ont été les quatre grands gagnants de la 14e Edition des UNWTO « Awards for Innovation in Tourism » / « Prix de l’innovation en tourisme » des Nations unies. En tout, 14 projets parmi 128 candidatures provenant de 55 pays ont été sélectionnés aux titres de Gagnant, 2e ou 3e prix […]

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Who is winning the battle against “overtourism” ?

Many cities around the planet are welcome about this industry. Tourism in the World is about billion and billion $. The UNWTO forecasts 1.8 billion international trips by 2030, up from 1.2 billion in 2016. Add in the 5 billion domestic trips now… that’s a lot of tourists, that’s a lot of business. But some other cities are saying «enough» […]

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neZEH: e-toolkit to help hotels reach zero-energy consumption

The Europeen Hotels system puts innovation at the top level. The nearly-Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) e-toolkit, which is available online at: www.nezeh.eu assesses the energy performance of hotels and proposes measures to improve efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources towards nearly-zero consumption. The toolkit is the outcome of a three-year long project funded by the European Union. […]

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Exports from international tourism rise 4% in 2015

International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6% in 2015, in line with the 4.4% increase in international arrivals. For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s exports to 7% in 2015. The total export value from international tourism amounted to US$ 1.4 trillion. Income generated by […]

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