CLOSING CEREMONY

The Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017: The Way Forward-Our Journey to 2030 was held at Palais des Nations in Geneva on the 19th of this month. I was one of the privileged attendees whose invitation request was previously UNWTO reviewed and approved. I consider myself blessed of having had the opportunity to…Read more »

ETC-UNWTO SEMINAR ON TRANSNATIONAL TOURISM THEMES AND ROUTES-EUROVELO & WILD ATLANTIC WAY

To continue our journey through fascinating destinations and inspiring routes, two more examples of diverse travel experiences: EuroVelo and The Wild Atlantic way.  Adam Bodor shares the development of the European cycle route network with its 17 routes throughout Europe, focusing particularly on the example of the Iron Curtain Trail.  The main objective of the European Cycling…Read more »

ETC-UNWTO SEMINAR ON TRANSNATIONAL TOURISM THEMES AND ROUTES-CAMINO DE SANTIAGO

Santiago de Compostela was the best place to display the Camino as an exceptional example of visitor’s experience. This presentation provides different prospectives of the St. James’ Way: its local, regional, European and its world dimension. It shares best practices and key factors that contributed to the success and popularity of this transnational tourism route. “Sometimes when I meet pilgrims…Read more »