CategoriesReflexiones · Spanish economy · Travel

Tourism sector on alert

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The coronavirus is causing some tourists to stay at home, and in the tourism sector we’re starting to consider the potential impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our business By now, anyone who says the coronavirus isn’t going to affect 2020 is lying. Many people are panicking, and sooner or later it’s going to hit … Read more Tourism sector on alert

CategoriesReflexiones · turismo de experiencias

2020: a new decade for tourism

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We are now entering the era of leisure, in which tourists will make decisions based on memorable and personalised experiences rather than the price People will soon be able to picture their holiday destination via virtual reality technology, as opposed to flicking through the pages of a holiday brochure. Booking a holiday package through a … Read more 2020: a new decade for tourism

    CategoriesLifestyle · Reflexiones

    Tourism, gentrification and property speculation

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    Do you think you live in a sustainable, culturally vibrant city or neighbourhood full of great possibilities? This is what we’re all being sold, but nowadays I have the feeling that all cities are copying the same storyline. But the fact that Madrid or Barcelona, for example, are sold as if they were Amsterdam or … Read more Tourism, gentrification and property speculation

      CategoriesDestino Turístico Inteligente · Destinos Turísticos Inteligentes · Innovacion hotelera

      What are the key factors to creating a smart destination?

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      Innovation and technology have changed the profile of the traveller in recent years. This premise is nothing new, and I’ve spoken about it on many occasions. The hyper-informed and independent digital traveller needs to be able to be permanently connected, demands authentic experiences and expects to receive a personalised service. As a result of this, … Read more What are the key factors to creating a smart destination?

        CategoriesBig dat · bitcoin · Chatbot · Destinos Turísticos Inteligentes · Industria hotelera · Innovacion hotelera · Inteligencia artificial · Nomadas digitales · online booking

        Keep up with the latest trends or get left behind: how tourism professionals are reacting to digitalisation

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        The most etymological meaning of DIGITALISATION is “a process by which many activities routinely carried out by human beings start to be carried out with the use of new technologies”. However, digitalisation could also be understood as the “fourth industrial revolution”. This new revolution we are currently witnessing is affecting business models and formats, the … Read more Keep up with the latest trends or get left behind: how tourism professionals are reacting to digitalisation

          CategoriesSpanish brand · Spanish economy · tourism · Travel · turismo de experiencias · Turismo Sostenible

          Reflections on cultural tourism

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          In the height of the summer, when sun and beach tourism is one of the most popular types of holiday, and the coastlines of all destinations are populated by swathes of people seeking a good tan, a quick refreshing dip and a delicious mojito as the sun goes down, I think about a type of … Read more Reflections on cultural tourism

            CategoriesTurismo Sostenible

            Circular economy: the key to a sustainable tourism industry

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            The future is uncertain by definition, but where do we want to see ourselves in a few years? Because the future is not a gift; it is an achievement… Sustainability is an attitude. An economic attitude that allows us to keep growing; a level of wellbeing and equality of opportunities between generations. The aim for … Read more Circular economy: the key to a sustainable tourism industry

              CategoriesLifestyle · Marca España · Negocio y estrategia · Reflexiones · turismo de experiencias

              Destinations, brand creation and experience marketing

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              Experience tourism is currently in vogue, with increasing numbers of industry agents operating in this field. However, although many of them refer to it, it’s true that its conceptualisation and promotion have not received much attention. I aim to reflect on the topic in this blog post, providing some information and writing about the practical … Read more Destinations, brand creation and experience marketing

                CategoriesLifestyle · Reflexiones · tourism · viajero digital

                The behaviour of the digital traveller

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                How is the tourism industry adapting to the consumption habits of the digital traveller? What role are new technologies playing in the evolution of tourism companies, adapting to the demands of self-sufficient travellers? Questions as varied as their answers. Just emulating them generates a mixture of ideas and variables, as well as answers in the … Read more The behaviour of the digital traveller