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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Bike Hotels SüdTirol (ITALY)

  BikeHotels Südtirol is an initiative located in the Italian region of Alto Adige (Südtirol in German) which brings together 35 hotels and 8 service enterprises related to cycling (guiding, bike rental, etc..). Through a highly interactive site, trip planners can choose accommodation, tour packages and hire the services of cycling guide companies according to […]

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10 arguments to marketing cycle holidays

On 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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Nature Reserves and Tourism: Threat or Opportunity

There is a good article dedicated to the Natural Reserves under the title of “Fourteen nature treasures”, includes an interview with Juan Carlos del Olmo, WWF Spain general secretary, which was published last March 24th in the EL PAÍS SEMANAL “ESPAÑA EN POSITIVO” magazine. Here you will find the article “Fourteen nature treasures”. The article […]

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Responsible Tourism Awards 2012

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 based […]

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New cycling tourism studies in Europe

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 billion […]

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