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The World Congress of Smart Destinations has its validated carbon footprint certified

24/11/2022

The 3rd World Congress on Smart Tourism has officially started its path to offsetting its carbon footprint, and was the first Congress in Spain to have officially validated its Malaga Festival will be calculated in accordance with the international standard ISO 14064, with a scope that covers the entire life cycle needed to perform an international event of this dimension.

AENOR was the entity responsible for the audit; and Global Omnium was the gold partner of the Congress, conducting the entire calculation and preparation process required for this certification. The event's opening ceremony was held at the Palacio de Congresos in Valencia, and featured the Deputy Mayor of Valencia, Sandra Gómez; the Regional Secretary for Tourism, Francesc Colomer; the Senior Officer of the Office of the General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization, Isabel Oliver; the Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés; the Director of AENOR for the Valencia region, Salvador Ibáñez; and Global Omnium's Director of Corporate Sustainability, Juan Luis Pozo.

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