7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destination

TweetSee the press release of the 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destination: RTD7 us now just one month away. Don’t miss out. There are some big questions being asked: Is Barcelona being spoilt by tourists? What can we do about it? Two years ago BBC’s Fast Track programme asked “Is Barcelona being spoilt by tourists?” They asked […]

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10 arguments to marketing cycle holidays

TweetOn July 4th we echoed in facebook the article ” 10 arguments to marketing cycle holidays”. The topic is not new, there are plenty of articles about the growth of active holidays and very specially about hiking and cycling but in this case it comes from a professional French magazine addressed to travel agencies Tourmag.com […]

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Catalan Responsible Tourism Awards

TweetWe want to present the following press release 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations Awards for Responsible Tourism: PRESS RELEASE Barcelona, international focal point for responsible tourism From 1st to 4th of October the 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations will bring together world experts on responsible tourism to debate the […]

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Alpine Pearls

TweetIn a previous post on this blog we talked about “Respect the Mountains”. This organization creates awareness about mountain areas, promoting sustainable tourism and drawing attention to these unique areas. A member of this organization is Alpine Pearls. This is an association of 28 Alpine tourist areas specialized as a environmentally friendly destinations. Some areas of Germany, […]

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Respect the mountains

Tweet Mountains are an essential part of our planet. They  provide essential fresh water to billions of people worldwide, are home to wildlife, flora and fauna and offer a place for mountain lovers to be inspired, to play and to adventure. During the sky season many tourists visit the Alps every year, and the environmental […]

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Responsible Tourism Awards 2012

Tweet The “Responsible Tourism Awards” are organised by www.responsibletravel.com . Launched in 2004, the Awards are run in association with partners World Travel Market, Metro Newspaper, Geographical Magazine and International Centre for Responsible Tourism at Leeds Metropolitan University. Virgin Holidays have supported the Awards as headline sponsor since 2007. The Awards try to inspire changes on the tourist industry, and are […]

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New cycling tourism studies in Europe

Tweet Cycling tourism is one of the biggest  growth sectors in tourism, as shown by several studies that have been published recently, and presented in our blog. http://www.decaba.com/en/cicloturisme-a-franca/ http://www.decaba.com/en/oportunitats-del-turisme-de-bicicleta-a-alemanya/ Recently there have been new studies on this growing phenomenon. One of these studies is promoted by the European Parliament, indicating that this activity generates 44 […]

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39 Festival de l’Image Sous-Marine – Marsella

Tweet The “Festival Mondial de l’Image Sous-Marine” is in all probability the main festival dedicated to submarine image in cinema, photography, video, books, guides and other applications. This event is celebrated anually in Marseille, although until recent years it had been held in Antibes-Jean-Les-Pins. This year it reached its 39th edition, taking place from the […]

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