UNWTO Tourism Startups Competition 2018 (Win fully-sponsored trips to Hungary and Spain) is pleased to announce world’s largest initiative dedicated to identifying the startups that will lead the transformation of the tourism sector! In the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we are looking for the most disruptive Startups that are transforming the way people travel and experience tourism. Compete for the opportunity to network and pitch your disruptive solution to a jury of global tourism leaders, including top global investors and corporations, at high-level tourism events.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency 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 and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.
Globalia is Iberoamerica’s largest group of tourism with a turnover in 2016 of 3,570 million euros. With a presence in over 20 countries and 15,000 employees, the Globalia Holding provides services to all sectors of the tourism industry. It comprises a number of independent companies that are leaders in their markets, including Air Europa (airline), Halcón Viajes (travel agencies), Travelplan (tour operator), Be Live (hotel chain), and Groundforce (airport handling)
The programme will cover the travel and lodging expenses for two people for each of the top ten startups to attend FITUR 2019.
UNWTO Tourism Startups Competition is targeting Startups that:
|Type of Opportunity||Entrepreneurship Events|
|Event Date||23 January,2019 to 27 January,2019|