World-wide competition for new tourism companies

The tourism sector has taken a giant step into the future. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with Globalia, the leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, announced the launch of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition. It is the world’s first and largest initiative devoted to identifying new companies that will lead […]

Unstable situation as Malians go to vote

As Mali prepares for a presidential election on 29 July, a research professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Morten Bøås, predicts a voting process “with clear limitations” and says that in parts of the restive north and some central delta areas, people will probably not be able to vote at all. Mali descended […]