Live Electric Tours Wins Award From The Un World Tourism Organization

The award ceremony took place today in Madrid and distinguished the Portuguese startup as the best in the world in the category of Sustainability.
 
 
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LISBON, Portugal - Jan. 23, 2020 - PRLog -- The Portuguese startup Live Electric Tours has just been recognized worldwide as the best startup in the world in the Sustainability category at the Tourism Startup Competition organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of Wakalua and Turismo de Portugal. The project, founded in 2017, offers an innovative solution for tourism in the city of Lisbon, Porto and Évora through a unique self-drive experience on 100% electric cars equipped with free WiFi, a GPS Audio Guide that optimizes route reading real time traffic and with a Live camera that allow customers to share their experience with friends and family through social networks.

Founded by Djalmo Gomes and Luís Lucas, Live Electric Tours is the first company in the world to introduce Live Streaming technology in the Tourism sector. It offers a unique self-drive experience on 100% electric cars with a Live camera that allow customers to video stream everything they are seeing while driving.

This Startup, now present in 3 cities in Portugal, provides experiences for tourists and companies with 100% electric vehicles.

With 16 vehicles and a team of 10 people, the company now intends to reinforce the offer and expand to other cities in Portugal and start the international expansion process.

Live Electric Tours was chosen as a finalist to the UNWTO 2nd Startup Competition, after a selection of more than 5000 candidates, from a total of 150 countries. In Madrid, the final was disputed and won against 3 other Startups from France, Morocco and Australia.

About Live Electric Tours

Founded in 2017 by Djalmo Gomes and Luís Lucas, Live Electric Tours is a brand of Electric Rent, a startup incubated at Startup Lisboa, with the ambition to be the market leader in the promotion of electric vehicles, as the key to new mobility and sustainability cities, and the best partner of major brands in the development and activation of customer engagement and sustainability strategies. In September 2018 it had an injection of 700.000€ from Portugal Ventures and in November of 2018 it became the first Portuguese startup to win the StartUp Europe Awards in the category Best European Startup in Tourism.

In January of 2020 the Startup wins the UNWTO 2nd Startup Competition in the category Best Sustainability Tourism Startup.

More information at www.liveelectrictours.pt
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