Published on : Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The UNWTO, along with Globalia, a tourism group in Spain and Latin America, has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition. The two entities have been working on this initiative since 2018 when its first edition was held.
In the competition’s first two editions, Wakalua, the global tourism innovation hub received proposals of around 5,000 startups from 150 countries. The countries with the highest number of projects submitted have been Spain, followed by India, the US, Portugal, Nigeria and Colombia.
The second edition features startups in a more mature stage, with 10% witnessing more than EUR 500,000 (USD 555999.50) in turnover in 2018. The finalists will present their projects at the Wakalua headquarters in Madrid. Among them, seven will win awards in their respective categories.
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