Glamping and singular accommodation

How shall we spend our holidays? Where shall we go? What do we want to do?  Where shall we stay? The options used to be straightforward: a beach holiday or visiting beauty spots inland, relaxing or doing trips and touring, staying with friends and family or in hotels, apartments and on campsites in tents and […]

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Mature coastal destinations

The importance of the Mediterranean coastline as a tourist destination is revealed by figures published by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). In 2014, 19% of all the world’s tourist arrivals (214.9 million visitors) touched down in this region, which consists of the countries of southern and Mediterranean Europe; furthermore, over the previous four years this […]

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Accommodation for birdwatchers

The DCB Turisme i Desevolupament Local team is in contact with numerous professionals who lend us assistance with some of our projects. One of the tasks that we most enjoy is providing personalized advice to businesses in the tourism sector, which enables us to get to know a variety of different tourism professionals. One such […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

De part de tot l’equip de DCB Turisme i Desenvolupament Local, us volem desitjar un feliç Nadal i el millor pel 2015 !   Feliz Navidad y próspero 2015!   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Joyeux Noël et nos meilleurs voeux pour 2015!     DCB Turisme i Desenvolupament Local @DCBTurisme

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The Travel Foundation

  The Travel Foundation is an independent charity working organization founded  in 2003 with the aim of working with the tourism industry to achieve a more sustainable future for social and environmental tourist destinations. The foundation conducts innovative projects and encourages tourism companies to integrate sustainable tourism to their business, whether it be by protecting […]

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Smarter Tourism : ¿What cities are doing well?

The MasterCard’s 2014 Global Destination Cities Index is an indicator that evaluates 132 major tourist destinations in the world. This indicator has determined that in the last 5 years the expenditure by international tourists has skyrocketed. The growth rates of international visitor arrivals and their cross-border spending in the 132 destination cities covered by the […]

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Walkers & Cyclist Welcome: You’re all welcome!

Walkers Welcome & Cyclist Welcome are two initiatives set in the UK so that tourists who engage in hiking or biking excursions can identify what accommodations offer quality services that are tailored to their particular needs. Quality in Tourism (QiT), acts as the official regulator body for VisitEngland, and is entrusted with monitoring the quality of British establishments. […]

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Project MEET “Mediterranean Experience of Eco- Tourism”

MEET is a sustainable tourism promotion project based on the preservation, improvement and understanding of the natural and cultural values ​​of the Mediterranean area. Led by Ferderparchi Italy, it involves 20 different protected areas in the Mediterranean countries (Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Malta and Tunisia) and has the support of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) The project aims to establish a model for the development of ecotourism that […]

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