Real food and real tourism

Key to the development of sustainable tourism is the development of real food.

There are a number of organizations that are involved in promoting this concept, we showcase just two of them

Although there are many local manifestations of food and tourism – there is only one that is now globally-based, with the potential to attract tourism to local destinations – the Slow Food Movement

Slow Food first began as a small Italian association in 1986 in Bra, Italy. Led by Carlo Petrini, Slow Food was created in response to the increasing industrialization of food and standardizing of taste. Sigue leyendo

Los 15 alojamientos más sustentables de Latinoamérica

Llega la temporada estival y con ello las vacaciones para gran parte de quienes vivimos en el cono sur. Saber qué lugares están más en sintonía con nuestra movida verde siempre será de utilidad.

Se vienen las soñadas y merecidas vacaciones de un gran número de personas. Tanto para quienes estamos en el hemisferio sur, o para quienes están del otro lado, Latinoamérica resulta ser un atractivo turístico por su belleza natural. Para compenetrarse aún más con los paisajes, una buena forma es optar por el turismo comunitario que en Chile ya tiene varias ofertas interesantes. Sigue leyendo

ITB Berlin 2013 to focus on adventure tours and sustainable tourism

Ever since 2004 International companies representing adventure tours and sustainable tourism have been exhibiting their products and services in Hall 4.1 at ITB Berlin. “What was once a niche product and the domain of a few specialists has now become one of the travel industry’s growth markets“, said Dr. Martin Buck, Vice President of the  Competence Center Travel & Logistics, Messe Berlin, commenting on how the world’s largest travel trade show promotes forward-looking travel industry trends. Under the slogan of “Celebrate Big Green 10“, the weekend of 9 and 10 March 2013 will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of Adventure Tours at ITB Berlin. Sigue leyendo