Haus am Steinberg is a Charming Wedge-Shaped Addition to a Historic Wine Cellar in Austria

 
HoG Architektur has completed an addition to a historic wine cellar in Oberberg, Austria. Originally used as part of an agricultural operation, Haus am Steinberg has been transformed into a masterpiece of contemporary architecture. In keeping with local planning regulations, the design team doubled the floor space with a new wedge-shaped addition that is linked to the original cellar via a glass cube. Sigue leyendo

Gestión Sostenible de los destinos turísticos. Convertir compromiso en acciones.

Gestión Sostenible de los destinos turísticosHacía mucho que no volvía a la Comunidad de Hosteltur para publicar y hoy he encontrado un hueco para zanjar esta asignatura que tenía pendiente. Os dejo aquí este arículo sobre gestión sostenible en destinos turísticos que forma parte de una serie que iré publicando.

Muchos destinos turísticos incorporan extensos apartados en sus planes estratégicos donde dicen estar comprometidos con el cambio climático, impacto del turismo en los destinos y las comunidades locales, admiración por su producto local y otros temas relacionados con la sostenibilidad, sin embargo una pequeña minoría toman acción e incorporan estrategias reales para una mejor manera de gestionar los destinos. Sigue leyendo

Travelife Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status For Its Tour Operator And Travel Agents Standard

howto The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Travelife Standard for Tour Operators and Travel Agents has achieved ‘recognized’ certification status. This is the first standard for tour operators and travel agents to receive certification from the GSTC.  The awarded status benchmarks its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC.

“By committing to sustainable tourism standards, Travelife is providing tourists with socially and environmentally responsible travel opportunities,” said Leilani Latimer, Director, Sustainability Initiatives, Sabre Holdings and GSTC Board Member. “We commend Travelife for becoming the first standard for tour operators and travel agents.” Sigue leyendo