History of the GITT Travels

Human beings have been moving around the world practically since the beginning of their existence. The instinct of homo sapiens has always led us to explore and colonize different territories, thus giving rise to the cities, states and countries in which we now live.

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Location changes in GITT events and their challenges.

There are many reasons that affect the choice of a host city to hold an event: infrastructure, socio-political situation of the country, international relations at a global level, etc. But what happens when, a few days or months before the celebration of these events, the venue is changed? This is something that happens constantly for very different circumstances: social crises in the host country, financial crises that make it impossible to meet the investment required for an event of this nature, natural disasters, epidemics or pandemics, and so on and so forth.

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Evolution of GITT travels: from Alfonso XIII to Felipe VI

In April 1916, the then King and Queen of Spain, Alfonso XIII and Victoria Eugenia de Battenberg, paid a visit to the town of Ecija (Seville, Spain). During the visit, which lasted approximately one hour, the King and Queen made a tour through the streets of the town, being received by local authorities and citizens. They arrived and left Ecija in automobiles.

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GITT Suppliers: Tips for meeting the SDGs

The awareness of society in recent decades regarding sustainable development and care for the planet had its result at the end of 2015, when the United Nations promoted an initiative that would give continuity to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). After a negotiation process involving 193 UN member states, a series of global goals were adopted with very clear purposes: to protect the planet, eradicate poverty and ensure international prosperity. These goals were approved at a summit held in New York through a high-level plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, and were included in the so-called Sustainable Development Agenda - or Agenda 2030 - through 17 goals, or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be achieved by that date.

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Our Purpose

GITT Sector, a portal conceived as a Tourism Observatory for the study and dissemination of the Governmental and Institutional travel sector, is launched in February 2020 with the aim of continuing to generate research, studies and academic content.

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