October 27, 2017
by Karsten Palme
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Project launched: Total Quality and Sustainability Training in Tunisia

Futouris e.V. and Thomas Cook Touristik GmbH launched a comprehensive project to improve quality standards and raise awareness on sustainable development in the Tunisian hotel industry. For this, COMPASS was awarded the contract as consultant and training partner.

October 26, 2015
by Karsten Palme
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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
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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
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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