10 years of DCB Tourism and Local Development

This year we mark the 10th anniversary of the DCB Turisme i Desenvolupament Local foundation! DCB did not come up overnight, more likely it was an evolution and a cluster of situations that led to the creation of the consultancy. In fact, both Josep Capellà and Inma Ballbé had devoted part of their professional career […]

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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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Alpine Pearls

In 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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New document on tourist ecomobility experiences in France

In the seminar “Ecomobility en rural areas (http://www.decaba.com/en/ecomobilitat/), held in Paris on the 9th February, it was announced that a study, based on examples of good practices of ecomobility in tourism and leisure identified in different areas, was in progress. This report has been published this week by the “Réseau des Grands Sites de France”, […]

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European support for green travel

The EU’s citizens’ commitment to the search of more sustainable methods of transportation has become evident in the results released by an Eurobarometer survey conducted in 27 EU states. Among other data, the study shows that two out of three drivers would be willing to compromise on car speed to reduce emissions; 53% would agree […]

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