Rice Grower Territories Network located in protected natural areas

This network, initiated by Montsià Actiu in 2012 with the collaboration of different social and economic actors from Delta de l’Ebre, is compounded by the main rice producers territories around Spain located in protected natural areas. These territories are Doñana in Andalusia, la Albufera in València and el Delta de l’Ebre in Catalunya Rice Grower Territories […]

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PM4ESD : Project Management for European

Tourism is one of the main economic sector in the world and the third economic sector in Europe. It represents the 10% of the GDP and the 12% of the Europe employment, and it has been defined by several worldwide and European institutions as one of the sectors with more opportunities of future development.  This […]

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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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RTD- 7 : 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destination

The 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destination will take place in Barcelona from the 1st to the 4th October 2013. The conference will be co-chaired by Mr. Jordi Ficapal, the Director of the Sant Ignasi  Observatory of Responsible Tourism (Universitat Ramon Llull), and Professor Harold Goodwin, ICRETH, Leeds Metropolitan University. The event’s schedule will […]

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Respect the mountains

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 damages […]

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Responsible Tourism event in Barcelona

Xarxa de Turisme Responsable, in collaboration with ICRT (International Centre for Responsible Tourism) organize a responsible tourism event in Barcelona. The sessions will be held on Friday 30th March from 17:30 to 20 hours, and on Sunday 1st April from 10:30 to 14:30 hours. Harold Goodwin, a world-renowned authority on responsible tourism, will take part […]

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French will travel less on holidays to the Mediterranean

According to a survey published today by Le Figaro on the occasion of the Salon Mondial du Tourisme in Paris. A 43% of respondents informed they were planning to travel to Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece or Turquey, face to 50% last year. www.lefigaro.fr/flash-eco/2012/03/15/97002-20120315FILWWW00527-la-mediterranee-attirera-moins-cet-ete.php

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European citizens choose nearby destinations, and Spain in most cases, for 2011 holidays

The third wave of Eurobarometer surveys on vacational tendencies, which started in 2009 to study the citizens’ holiday plans during the credit crunch, has just been published in http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_328_en.pdf. The resulting data is provided by 30.000 surveys carried out between the 24th and the 28th of Febraury 2011 in EU countries. In addition, they were […]

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