Economia circular i turisme sostenible

El desenvolupament sostenible ha estat un dels principals objectius en molts sectors econòmics després de la publicació del “Brundtland Report” per la Comissió del Mediambient i el Desenvolupament (ONU) el 1987. Actualment, hi ha una creixent preocupació per les...

El maresme acull el sisè aniversari de l’associació Barcelona Travel Bloggers #bcntb

El maresme acull el sisè aniversari de l'associació Barcelona Travel Bloggers #bcntb. Aquesta associació de viatgers bloggers de Catalunya va passar tres dies al Maresme visitant, fotografiant i publicant imatges sobre els racons de la comarca. La Nau Gaudí va ser...

Taxi a Fitur, Nooo !!!!!, aquest any amb transport públic o Cabify

Aquest títol podria ben ser el relat del FITUR d´enguany, ho dic perquè tot feia pensar que la mobilitat a la ciutat de Madrid seria impossible, i no ha estat així, inclús es va fer viral una fotografia d´un alt dirigent de l'empresa turística i ex-alt càrrec del món...

Help the world to help YOU!!!

Some time ago, I wrote down a manual about Touristology, where I explained that we live in a connected world (I was following the ideas of Thomas Friedman and his marvelous book “The world is flat”). This connected world is especially true in tourism. We can do...

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Groups, S3 and Your own SnS!

Last week, I had the opportunity to be a Lecturer in a Master for future Entrepreneurs.  It was very interesting and I, really, enjoyed the experience! During the sessions appeared one of the usual questions of OUR classes, seminars, in-company training or startup...

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Find your own guitar, Touristologist!

I love Christmas time! Time to enjoy with my family and go deeper into my coding skills! The other day, I was trying to cheer up my daughter. She was having the usual adolescents’ problems, that are a big disaster one day and nothing to remember after 24 hours...

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Experience? SURE! But… the right one!

You can be an “expert” in almost anything just studying the subject and then practicing a little bit what you have learned, but there are some exceptions… In order to get proficiency in English you must act (talk/write/read/THINK). In order to be good in Martial Arts...

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Put off your worries NOT your dreams!

A long time ago a wise man (one that appears here Mr. Almodovar to be precise!) told me. “Today (it was Friday) I had a strong argument. I will be very disappointed on Monday” This wise man teaches me a lot of things about intermediaries in the tourism sector, but...

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Leaders in Tourism?

Are we Tourism leaders because we get more tourists than anyone? What kind of crazy, boring, not sustainable, not as profitable as-it-can-be business are we playing at!?!??! Not sustainable? Number of tourists is increasing every year, right? Carrying capacity is the...

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Customization is the name of the game!

In the year 2000 I presented my doctoral thesis about how to apply complex systems in the Tourism sector (it was all about adding value through customized 3 C’s: Content, Commerce and Community). Even though I was (and still am) a Touristologist builder, I have always...

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Can you apply Touristology to cruises?

Of course, Touristologists!!! At the end of the day, a cruise is a kind of Hotel/Resort with similar behavior to a transport company. We have to remember that the average length of stay in a cruise is seven days doing 3-4 stops. So, you go to places, but most of the...

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