Celebrate Sustainable Tourism with us in Florence

2017 has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development. The twelve months of this year therefore will be dedicated to the celebration and promotion of a type of tourism that can improve the world, preserving the environment and really supporting the community. In a world where […]

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Bycicle and the city: how ten cities are promoting urban mobility on bicycle

The Guardian, the British newspaper, asked its readers what are the cycle friendliest cities. The result was a flow of images and comments from all over the world. Let’s start our tour and discover the cities which are promoting “bicycle” as a sustainable means of transport from Melbourne in the far Australia to Amsterdam, the […]

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Adopt a tourist and rediscover the pleasure of sharing

Adopt a tourist this year again. The online contest to share experiences and win a free stay in the sign of sustainability is back. The sharing economy grows up and involves different sectors by inviting people to exchange and share, from sofa to clothes, from house to a car ride and stimulating the creation of […]

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Paris, for those who leave the car public transport are free

Imagine the indescribable beauty of Paris without a car. Maybe this is the dream of the first citizen of the French capital. Anne Hidalgo continues in her attempt to turn Paris into a green city; after July 1, when she imposed a ban on the circulation on weekdays to vehicles registered before 1997, now she seeks to […]

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2016: Ecobnb Annual Report

Another year has gone, and now it’s been two years since Ecobnb arrived for the first time on the web. Even these 365 days have been full of satisfactions, challenges and travel. We are committed to the maximum, and we will continue to do so, to promote new forms of tourism that are respectful of nature […]

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Ecobnb and Alpine Pearls together for a sustainable tourism

A few days after the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, we are pleased to announce the beginning of an exciting collaboration with the Association of Alpine Pearls. The association Alpine Pearls is composed of all the tourist destinations and those municipality in the Alps that for more than 10 years engage […]

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Ecobnb: 1st runner up at the UNWTO Awards

A few days ago we were in Madrid, for the UNWTO Awards ceremony, along with the other excellences of Sustainable Tourism. On January 18, on the occasion that coincides with the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, the 12 finalists were honored at a gala event with 400 participants, including […]

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Measuring Sustainable Tourism

The world of sustainable tourism is evolving and news are many. The latest comes from the World Tourism Organization which, together with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), has recently launched a new initiative called Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST). The aim is to develop an international statistical framework to measure the role of tourism in sustainable development. […]

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Ecobnb among UNWTO Awards finalists

Ecobnb is among the finalists of the prestigious prize of the World Tourism organization: a fantastic news, important for us, our community and for the whole sustainable tourism industry. The UNWTO Awards this year have an extra special value, as declared by the Secretary of the UNWTO Taleb Rifai: “The UNWTO Awards reflect the efforts […]

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Paris Agreement: what now? All the unknowns on the climate

Many unknowns, a few steps forward, no impasse. So  the Marrakesh COP 22 ends After two weeks of negotiations, the COP22, the twenty-second UN Climate Conference, ended in Marrakech. From news and various press release the participating nations suggests a moderately positive result, although, by the analysis of the agreements reached, the first impression is that […]

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