October 26, 2015
by Karsten Palme
0 comments

Success factors of touristic projects in the LEADER program

With the beginning of the LEADER-funding period 2014-2020 high funds are available for many rural regions in Europe.  LEADER is one of the few financial instruments of the EU which provides explicit financial support for tourism. Many innovative, sustainable and … Continue reading

February 23, 2015
by Karsten Palme
1 Comment

Tourism Promotion in Kenya

The tourism sector in Kenya has an outstanding importance for the countries’ economy. It is the most important sector for foreign exchange earnings, creates thousands of jobs and was supposed to be a stable and successful part of the economy. … Continue reading

October 13, 2014
by Karsten Palme
0 comments

Minimizing negative effects of crises on tourism and how to improve the image of Vietnam in the media

How can tourist destinations respond to crises? Which elements does crisis management include? How can the media spotlight be turned away from bad news onto good news? What does belong to a successful tourism media campaign? Answers to these questions … Continue reading

February 27, 2014
by Karsten Palme
0 comments

COMPASS at ITB in Berlin

The world’s leading travel trade show is of course an obligation for the COMPASS-Team but one at which fun will not be neglected. Where else is it possible to talk about tourism marketing in Burundi, regional building culture and tourism … Continue reading

January 1, 2014
by Karsten Palme
0 comments

Simple, yet so difficult to implement: Intercultural Management in Tourism – A Report of the DGT Annual Meeting

“Intercultural Management in Leisure and Tourism” was the topic of the last annual meeting of the German Society of Tourism Research (DGT) to be summarised here. As we have long been dealing with cross-border tourism development, it was of course … Continue reading