#IStayHome

Through #IStayHome, from our office located in L’Estartit-Torroella de Montgrí (Catalonia), we want you to know that we have each of you in mind, especially those who run small companies and who have let us know them better, follow their initiatives and share experiences for more than 10 years. All of us are now living […]

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How to announce holiday activities?

It comes to small companies, generally single-shareholder ones that are passionate of their activity, which offer nature guiding services, sport training, visits to sites of cultural interest, meetings with craftspeople who open the doors of their workshops and share their know-how, wine cellars and cheese factories, among many others. Defined until quite recently as holiday “extra […]

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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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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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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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Digital Tourism Innovation Campus 2014

On the 20th and 21st of November Ignasi Capellà from DCB Tourism and Local Development assisted the Digital Tourism Innovation Campus, held at the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona. It’s the main event of the Digital Tourism Think Tank and consists of one of the main worldwide events on the exchange of digital marketing information […]

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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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