in2destination #Change4tourism Webinars

NEXT WEBINARS MAY 20th, 2020 – Webinar: Competitive and Sustainable Tourism in Europe coexisting with COVID-19 (fully in Spanish) From in2destination we consider that this crisis should be a fantastic opportunity to develop competitive and sustainable tourism in Europe: redefining destination and company strategies, the way to proceed, gaining greater professionalism, competitiveness and sustainability in companies, resources, at the end…

Cooperation for Development with Colombia: Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism

Within the framework of the ERICA International Development Cooperation Program (Spain and its Regions Exchange Knowledge with Antioquia), in2destination transfers knowledge within the Pilot Transfer Project on Sustainable Tourism Destinations in Jericó, Antioquia. It is a project that began at the beginning of the summer of 2018 and included in its milestones is a Mission to Spain that took place…

NECSTouR Thematic Conference: “Local-Led Initiatives on Tourism and Cultural Heritage: a Legacy for Europe” + Barcelona Declaration “Better Places to Live, Better Places to Visit”

NECSTouR, in the framework of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, with the support of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3., led a pan-European dialogue on tourism and cultural heritage during the conference entitled “LOCAL-LED INITIATIVES ON TOURISM AND CULTURAL HERITAGE: A LEGACY FOR EUROPE” in Brussels on October 11th. The goal of this thematic conference, which is an official side event…

Working Group of Experts on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism – UNWTO

Within the framework of the initiative Towards a Statistical Framework for Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism (MST) launched by UNWTO in 2017 and with the support of United Nations Statistics Division, the second meeting of the working group of experts on measuring the sustainability of tourism took place at UNWTO Headquarters (Madrid) on 24 and 25 October 2018. Dr. Nagore Espinosa, in…

Rewarding sustainable tourism commitment

The Nohelia Ecotourism Center and Jericó Tourism and Events are two companies committed to tourism sustainability in their municipality, Jericó, Antioquia, Colombia. Thus, they are the winners of the Sustainable Tourism Plans Competition. This contest has been organized within the pilot transfer project on sustainable tourism destinations framed within the international development cooperation program ERICA (Spain and its Regions Exchange…

World Tourism Day 2018 – Tourism and digital transformation

The tourism sector has experienced and continues to experience continuous growth until it becomes one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, and, at present, it is finally recognized as a key engine of socioeconomic progress that benefits communities across the globe. In fact, the World Tourism Organization confirms that, today, tourism represents 10% of world GDP, 7%…

Highlighting the importance of measurement before students of Deusto University

On December 1, 2017, the Department of Tourism of the University of Deusto together with the Department of Tourism of the Basque Government celebrated the San Francisco Javier Conference once again, this time on the San Sebastian campus. The title of the day was THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASUREMENT IN TOURISM, an issue without doubt extremely relevant if destinations and companies…

in2destination calling to action at MOVE2017: let´s measure, communicate and manage sustainably!

The fifth edition of the International Conference on Measurement and Economic Analysis of Tourism at the Subnational Level – MOVE was held on November 22, 23 and 24 in Pamplona Navarra. The Government of Navarre, immersed in the implementation of its strategic plan with a clear focus on sustainability and in making decisions based on data, organized MOVE. For this, it has…

Co-Authors of “Sustainable Tourism in Gipuzkoa: Challenges and opportunities”

On November 21, 2017 the work “Sustainable Tourism in Gipuzkoa: Challenges and opportunities” was presented. Denis Itxaso, Member of Culture and Tourism of Gipuzkoa, Nicolás Sartorious, President of the Alternativas Foundation, José Ignacio Asensio, Member of the Environment of Gipuzkoa and Ana Belén Sanchez, Fundación Alternativas presented this report on sustainability at a press conference in San Sebastian tourism. Nagore Espinosa,…

Press briefing of Alfredo Retortillo, Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Consumption of the Basque Government (Spain)

Bilbao, June 28th 2017. The research project “Carrying Capacity of Euskadi tourism destinations”, prepared by the research team of the Tourism Department of the University of Deusto, together with the in2destination team led by our CEO Nagore Espinosa, was presented at a press conference by Alfredo Retortillo, Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Consumption of the Basque Government. The minister stressed the…

VI UNWTO International Conference on Tourism Statistics

Dr. Nagore Espinosa, CEO of in2destination and Coordinator of INRouTe – International Network on Regional Economics Mobility and Tourism on June 22nd at the VI UNWTO International Conference on Tourism Statistics organized by UNWTO in Manila (Philippines) presented the document “Tourism, territory and sustainability at subnational levels: fostering credibility for its measurement and supporting key stakeholders” prepared by INRouTe. This conference…