Recommended book: Cyprus and the Financial Crisis – The Controversial Bailout and what it means for the Eurozone

The authors examine the 2012-2013 Cyprus Financial Crisis through the prism of the Cypriot people, how it came about and the impact of this on its economy. There has been little written from the Cypriot perspsective on these events. The book takes the opportunity of incorporating insights from leading protagonists in the Cypriot governing circles and banking … [Read more…]

VisitEurope wins UNWTO Ulysses Award

The VisitEurope application was awarded the UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Research and Technology. VisitEurope is a tablet app for iOS and a website optimized for any mobile device to provide travellers with a tool to obtain real-time access to information across the entire online travel planning experience; from the initial inspiration phase to the research, booking … [Read more…]

The ups and downs of the EU tourism

New statistic data from the UNWTO and the European Commission reveal the performance of the EU tourism in 2013. The data released by the European Commission provides an interesting look at the individual countries that contribute to tourism in Europe and how they have performed over the last few years. France, Italy and Spain were … [Read more…]

Sharing economy in tourism

On the 2nd December 2014 the European network EARTH (European Alliance for Responsible Tourism and Hospitality)  is organizing a conference on “Responsible tourism in sharing economy” in Brussels. This first event will be followed by a second conference during the afternoon of the same day co-organised by EARTH and NECSTouR (Network of European regions for Competitive and Sustainable Tourism). The … [Read more…]