Articles tagged with '' & 'Sustainability' & 'Canary Islands' & 'Award' | Spain

Newsroom Spain (,Sustainability,Canary Islands,Award)

2024
31
January
2024
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
GRAN CANARIA AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS BIOSPHERE CERTIFIED LABEL The island of Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands, has been certified as a Biosphere Sustainable destination as of 2024, following three years of demonstrating its proven commitment to im...
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2023
13
December
2023
| 11:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Oviedo named as the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2024 Oviedo, the capital city of the Spanish region of Asturias, has been awarded the prestigious title of Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2024, with the runners-up being Alicante (Region of Valenci...
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07
November
2023
| 15:27 Europe/Amsterdam
A guide for Spanish tourism suppliers, produced by TurEspaña and the Travel FoundationThe Spanish tourism sector is making great efforts to ensure that the competitiveness of the sector is based on the pillars of sustainability. An example of this co...
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19
October
2023
| 19:29 Europe/Amsterdam
The World Tourism Organaisation has named three Spanish Villages in its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023On 19 October 2023, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) announced its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023. Villages are listed annually, and those...
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06
September
2023
| 18:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Barcelona celebrates ethical approaches to fashion at Barcelona Sustainable Fashion Week On 16 – 17 September, Barcelona will host Sustainable Fashion Week, a two-day event celebrating environmentally conscious approaches to fashion and design. The e...
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22
August
2023
| 13:28 Europe/Amsterdam
The historic city of Valencia has been awarded the prestigious title of European Green Capital 2024 in recognition of its efforts to improve its sustainability, quality of life and environment. From reducing carbon emissions by promoting sustainable ...
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16
August
2023
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain is one of the world’s culinary hotspots, with Spanish food known and loved by people all over the globe. In this year’s renowned World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, Spain was announced as the home of a spectacular seven of the top 50 restaurants ...
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26
July
2023
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain has, once again, been recognised as the destination with the most Blue Flag accredited beaches internationally.  Blue Flag, an international certification awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education, recognises beaches, marinas and bo...
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12
July
2023
| 18:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Formentera was recently awarded the Starlight Tourist Destination certification from the Starlight Foundation for being one of the best places in the world to go stargazing.This certification recognises Formentera for its clear night skies that allow...
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26
May
2023
| 16:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for an off-the-beaten-track holiday this summer? Spain's diverse geography and culture hides undiscovered attractions for every type of traveller. Here are five hidden spots without the crowds in Northern Spain to inspire your next holiday!...
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28
April
2023
| 10:28 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) has hosted its inaugural Spain’s Sustainability Day, which took place on Wednesday 26 April 2023. The conference, co-sponsored by destination partners Turismo Lanzarote and Menorca Tourism Board; both celebrating 30 ye...
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27
April
2023
| 13:26 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) has revealed the winners for Spain’s inaugural Sustainable Media Awards.The awards were announced at a ceremony at The Conduit, London on Wednesday 26 April 2023, following Spain’s first ‘Sustainability Summit’ which f...
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19
March
2023
| 16:19 Europe/Amsterdam
It is no secret that the Balearic Islands are a hugely popular destination for UK tourists, but here the tourist board highlights five things which visitors might not already know about travelling to Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera....
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20
February
2023
| 16:57 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2023, Renfe plans to start up a total of 253 tourist trains of various content which will make their journeys through different autonomous communities throughout the year. Luxury tourism, theme tourism or historical trains make up the catalogue th...
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08
February
2023
| 17:19 Europe/Amsterdam
The Palma 365 Tourism Foundation and the Department of Tourism have unveiled new infrastructure developments aiming to consolidate the Mallorcan city as a quality tourist destination, including a new tramway and transformed beach promenade.At the Int...
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23
January
2023
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The UNWTO has included three Spanish villages in the list of 32 Best Tourism Villages for 2022, more than any other country worldwide. The list recognises villages which are excellent examples of rural tourism with accredited cultural and natural ass...
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09
January
2023
| 13:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Paradores, Spain’s state-run network of luxury hotels offering stays in historic and cultural properties in top cities, regional gems and areas of natural beauty, is extending its nature-based project, "Naturaleza para los Sentidos", to include Parad...
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2022
19
December
2022
| 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
This year five new Vía Verdes, otherwise known as Greenways, have opened in Spain.Vías Verdes are old disused railway lines that have been recovered and reconditioned for use by walkers and cyclists. They provide an environmentally friendly way of tr...
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12
December
2022
| 12:57 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourism Office (UK) surveyed 1,800 UK adults who have been to Spain in the last 5 years on sustainable travel. The Opinium survey took place from the 2nd – 8th November 2022 with two major objectives. Firstly, to better understand the att...
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23
November
2022
| 16:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain UNESCO Biosphere reservesSpain is proud to have 53 sites that are designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. These sitesare recognised as being important terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems.The environmental standards of the reserves are cont...
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10
November
2022
| 13:31 Europe/Amsterdam
The city of Seville has been named the European Capital of Smart Tourism by the European Commission alongside Pafos (Cyprus).
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13
October
2022
| 12:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Green Spain is made up of the CCAAs that are in the North of Spain: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque country. It is a national leader in nature with 14 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, 25 natural parks, almost 2,000 kilometres of coastline and 2...
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29
September
2022
| 19:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office in London is delighted to announce the launch of it’s Sustainability Hub.The hub is dedicated to demonstrating Spain’s sustainable tourism initiatives, such as the Balearic Islands sustainability tourism tax or Murcia’s new...
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22
September
2022
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The Mar Menor, a lagoon in the Region of Murcia, has become the first in Europe to be granted the same legal rights as a person.This legal status comes following a campaign to safeguard the Mar Menor. The campaign was supported by over 640,000 people...
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14
August
2022
| 12:44 Europe/Amsterdam
The Balearic Islands continue to invest in sustainable initiatives within the autonomous community. 
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14
July
2022
| 13:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sierra Espuña Nature Park , Murcia’s prime ecotourist destination, has an impressive natural environment with a vast expanse of trees thanks to the reforestation work that has been carried out in the region.  The park has a varied landscape, from the...
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31
May
2022
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office is delighted to launch a Slow Travel campaign entitled #SlowTravelSpain.The #SlowTravelSpain campaign, will highlight sustainable forms of travel in Spain and its islands, recognising the importance of forming a connection ...
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01
May
2022
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
ALICANTE LAUNCHES AN APP TO MAKE TRAVEL MORE INCLUSIVE The Tourism Board of Alicante is partnering with the company PASSPORTERAPP to produce a travel app to provide more in-depth travel information to tourists. The app will also include a section cal...
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25
February
2022
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Earlier this year, the Balearic Islands government approved a new law requiring tourism businesses to implement pioneering sustainability measures. The Government of the Balearic Islands will invest 55M euros to serve its aim of becoming the first ci...
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2021
08
December
2021
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
The Andalucían city of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, located in the northwest of the Cádiz province, has been designated the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2022 providing food lovers with the opportunity to explore one of Andalucía’s most coveted gastron...
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