Congress and hotels guides for the sustainability in Barcelona

The environment department of the “Ajuntament de Barcelona”, with the collaboration of “Turisme de Barcelona”, has published the “Guia de congressos més sostenibles” (Guide to more sustainable conventions) and the “Guia d’hotels més sostenibles” (Guide to more sustainable hotels), with the goal to diffuse different action approaches to make activities and businesses from this branch […]

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Meeting among Volcanoes – an innovative project in Olot. La Garrotxa

  Meetings among Volcanoes http://reunionsentrevolcans.turismeolot.cat/html/english.html is a project set up by Olot City Council aimed at attracting congresses, conventions and other types of events to the city. Olot is the capital of the comarca of La Garrotxa www.turismegarrotxa.com and lies in the heart of the 40 volcanoes that are protected by the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone […]

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RETECORK – European Network of Cork Producing Territories

RETECORK, European Network of Cork Territories, is an entity that intends to group all territories and entities related to cork, including the ones who produce and manufacture currently as the ones who did it in the past. The work of this network should facilitate the comprehension of the importance of this field for local development […]

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A new model of tourism for Sant Pere Pescador

DCB – Turismo y Desarrollo Local has been working in recent months with Sant Pere Pescador’s council in the preparation of a territorial and tourism dynamization program for the town. The study, co-financed by the SOC (Occupation Service of Catalonia), proposes a work program which will allow the village to improve its tourist position, projecting […]

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The European Ramblers Association celebrates its annual conferences in La Palma

The island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands, will host the “Festival de Senderismo y Montaña La Palma 2009”, within the context of the 40th ERA Conference. The congress will be organized by the European Ramblers Association (ERA), an organization which comprises more than 50 associations, of which 8 are from the Spanish state. […]

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The French summer holidays

The French organization Protourisme has published a study on the intentions of the French population when organizing their summer vacation. The report reveals a decrease of departures of French compared to last year, a reduction that is even more notable when compared with figures of 2003. If in 2003 55% of Frenchmen went on vacation […]

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