The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all.
SEE NAPLES AND DIE!
So recites an ancient proverb, meaning that everyone should visit Naples at least once in his life.
New research from Bensons for Beds reveals what time a hangover is likely to hit you the hardest, and what’s going on in your body after the Christmas party. The office Christmas party is one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more than 40% of excited Brits admitting to binging on up to 10 boozy drinks throughout the night.
Global warming of 3 degrees C. is likely to cost us 2% of global output. It is set to affect emerging and developing economies much more than developed ones. Capital allocation toward green investment may be considered as a competitive differentiator in portfolios and a strategy to achieve sustainable business and economic models.
The World University Rankings 2019 by Subject by Times Higher Education (THE) ranks the UPF first among Spanish universities in the list of Business and Economics. The following universities in Spain to appear in the ranking are the UAB, in the 101-125 bracket, the University of Navarra (151-175) and the Carlos III de Madrid (176-200).
Industrial Design becomes more and more important for the European industry in the fight against the strong and many times cheaper chinese competition. Especially Germany has with its Bauhaus school a long tradition of industrial design. The EUIPO patent office in Alicante awardes the best ones. Small and Emerging Companies Award has been won by the Air.Go 2.0 automatic bag drop system, owned by Danish firm Marcus Pedersen ApS, and designed by Sara Clement. She shows that women become more and more important in Industrial design. The Industry Award was won by the ARTIS pheno robotic C-arm angiography system from Siemens Healthcare GmbH, designed by Nadja Roth, another strong woman.