It is a global initiative that aims to identify startups with the greatest potential to outline the future and promote sustainable innovation in the sports & tourism sector. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency. Also, responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development. Also, environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.
Sports & Tourism stimulates entrepreneurship and the generation of new companies and organizations that necessarily affect other industries transversally and fosters values such as:
Sustainability-based on maintaining a balance between economic growth, sports, and innovation.
Cooperation, solidarity, and unity amongst all actors that belong to sports and tourism sector.
Authenticity by highlighting local sports and cultural values.
They are looking for startups with the most disruptive ideas focused on solving real needs in the tourism and gastronomy sector with a responsible approach.
In particular, they are targeting startups that are:
|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|
|Organizer||The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)|