Archives avec UNWTO

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: 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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