Plug and Play joins the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) new Startup Competition in collaboration with Wakalua, as it looks to identify innovators with the power to further tourism’s cross-cutting contribution to sustainable development. As the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, UNWTO has been guiding the sector’s efforts to contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more
United States tech company, Airbnb, hopes to maintain its rapid rate of growth in Africa this year and double its customer numbers to 1.5 million.
Tourists on the idyllic island of Folegandros say they are unaffected by the unstable Greek economy, though locals fear the economic turmoil could put off future visitors.
The Smithsonian Museum previews collections destined for the Museum of African-American History and Culture, which is slated to open in 2016.