The 2nd UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a global inititative which aims to find and foster the development of startups looking to lead the transformation of the tourism sector.
We are looking for the most disruptive startups that are transforming the way people travel and experience tourism in the following five categories:
We are targeting start-ups that:
The projects will be evaluated accroding to five criteria:
The programme will cover the travel and lodging expenses for two people of the top fifteen startups to attend FITUR 2020.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is The United Nations agency for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accesible 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 presence in over 20 countries and 15.000 employees, the Globalia Holding provides services to all sectors of the tourism industry. It comprises a numbrer of independent companies that are leaders in their markets, including Air Europa (airline), Halcon Viajes (travel agencies), Travelplan (tour operator), Be Live (Hotel chain) and Groundforce (airport handling).
Wakalua is the first global innovation hub for tourism boosting innovation through unique public-private partnerships in more than 150 countries. It is powered by Globalia, leading tourism corporation in Spain and Latin America, in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Specialized Agency promoting responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
Click here to review the full terms and conditions for the competition.