MADRID, 19 February 2021: Startups from around the world
have been recognised for their contributions to sustainable and responsible
tourism in the UNWTO SDGs Global Startup Competition.
The competition, supported by the United Nations Innovation
Network, attracted some 10,000 initial proposals. From these, the jury chose 25
winners from 18 countries, highlighting the array of tourism talent worldwide
and their ability to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Shortlisted finalists were judged according to criteria which included the
potential of the startups to contribute to a specific goal, their ability to be
scaled-up and the maturity of both the product and the team behind it.
The 25 winning startups, selected…