Articles tagged with 'Sustainability' | Spain

Newsroom Spain (Sustainability)

2023
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
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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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
November
2021
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Following the impact of the global pandemic on the Spanish tourism sector, the Spanish Tourist Office (Turespaña) has underlined its commitment to sustainability. This includes an investment of €4 billion from the European Commission’s NextGeneration...
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30
September
2021
| 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Turismo de Navarra and the ONCE Foundation present the Accessible Camino de Santiago Francés in Navarra. Its objective is to improve the experience of those with disabilities who wish to do the route by making it more accessible.The ‘Accessible Frenc...
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17
September
2021
| 15:14 Europe/Amsterdam
The 4th edition of the ‘Save Posidonia’ Forum will be held between 23rd and 25th September 2021 in San Francesc Xavier on the Balearic Island of Formentera. The theme of the Forum is “Intelligent Sustainability for Tourism Recovery and the Preservati...
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18
June
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In a firm commitment to achieving carbon-neutral tourism by 2025, Valencia now has almost 50 shared electric vehicles on its streets giving visitors a sustainable option for moving around the city.The Valencian firm, CarGreen, will expand its fleet o...
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12
April
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
View the map in high resolution hereTo help post-COVID visitors savour the best of Formentera, the island’s tourism board has launched a new slow food map, highlighting its traditional cuisine, local products and distinct flavours. The smallest of th...
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25
February
2021
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
2021 marks five years since the sustainable tourism tax was launched in the Balearic Islands and applies to all stays in tourist accommodationBritish tourism made a significant contribution towards funding sustainable initiatives in the Balearic Isla...
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2020
06
October
2020
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
A new study by the Observatorio de Ecoturismo en España (Spanish Ecotourism Observatory) has revealed how ecotourism in Spain is transforming its economic landscape, especially in its most rural areas.In 2019, 289 ecotourism accommodation business re...
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24
January
2020
| 15:13 Europe/Amsterdam
As we begin the New Year, the ‘flight shame’ movement is one of the biggest travel trends governing holidaymakers travel plans in 2020. Travellers are now looking for alternative means of transport with the railways providing the most convenient alte...
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