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BLOCKCHAIN: The new job machine?

Jobs By 23 mayo, 2018 1 Comment

If you are wondering what the impact of blockchain in economics is, then you are reading the right article. Blockchain is based on a system that is called Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), which is not a new terminology. Ledger is a book or a file where the economic transactions are recorded. A document of two columns, debits and credits that at the end should be balanced (total debits=total credits). Ledgers have been around for centuries and have revolutionized the economy, particularly accounting.

HOTEL BUSINESS: How to run a hotel with Airbnb in the neck

Jobs By 20 marzo, 2018 No Comments

Airbnb has changed the whole tourism sector. The public administration in many countries helps the hotels to protect their business and also the real estate market by ruling out strict conditions to rent apartments for temporal use. The Spanish hotel chain Room Mate has turned it around and created Be mate, a competition for Airbnb. Room Mate will have to the end of this year 30 hotels all over the world, mostly in international cities like New York or Istanbul. The concept is different to a classical hotel. For the moment they do not have restaurants, they just offer breakfast. They do not want to enter in the star category system, but range in price in the luxury hotel level.

HUMANITARIAN WORK: What is the best way to help

Jobs By 6 marzo, 2018 No Comments

There is little continuity between who is considered to be in the humanitarian sector and who is on its periphery, who are “traditional” actors and who qualifies as a “new” actor. As a result, this study has constructed a lexicon that explains what is meant by the various terms used. Though it is not often recognized, there is and has long been a diverse group of actors who have played a role in providing humanitarian relief and assistance locally, nationally, and transnationally.

SHARING ECONOMY: GuruWalk, the ‘Airbnb of free tours’

Jobs By 5 marzo, 2018 No Comments

The Spanish Startup has created a collaborative platform aiming to revolutionize the world of ‘free walking tours’ launching a new concept: guruwalks. GuruWalk, through its online platform based on the Sharing Economy, allows now anyone to publish a free walking tour and share passionately their city with travelers from around the world eager to live the most authentic experience.