Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

World Tourism Organization and Globalia announce the first and largest worldwide competition for tourism startups

The tourism sector took a giant step into the future. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with Globalia, the leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, announced the launch of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition. It is the world’s first and largest initiative devoted to identifying new companies that will lead the transformation of the […]

8.3 million TUI customers stayed in sustainable hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (80% of the hotels owned by TUI Group)

TUI Group’s ambition is to increase the number of hotels with sustainability certifications to accommodate 10 million customers a year by 2020.

TUI Group encourages their hotels to become certified to GSTC-Recognized Standards, with a mandatory clause in contracts with their accommodation suppliers requiring them to work towards certification to GSTC-Recognized Standards.