Deadline: 1 July 2021
Open to: all entrepreneurs, whether individuals or legal entities
Benefits: mentoring by UNWTO and top partners, tailored support for your startup, investment opportunities
The UNWTO Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition seeks to source new startups and entrepreneurs that advance the contribution oftourism to rural development and support recovery.
Creating opportunities in Rural Destinations through innovation and digital transformation in tourism to:
The competition is open to all entrepreneurs, whether individuals or legal entities, of legal age and with the legal capacity to enter into a contract.
Projects must be aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations, with the introduction of technological elements, and with a focus on one (or more) of the following areas:
-The management of destinations or the private management of solutions / products / services developed around or for tourism in rural environments
– The configuration of the supply side, seeking a balance between sustainable development and the profitability of the project, and maximizing its positive impacts
-The connection with the market and the user experience in all phases of the journey.
*more details can be found in the Terms of Reference here.
For more information please visit the official website.