November 17, 2017
by Martina Leicher
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Strengthening Germany as a climate-friendly tourism destination

Contributing to Germanys´ goal on climate change, the project “Katzensprung” aims at improving its image as a sustainable travel destination.  Tortoise- projects in Galapagos, nature adventures in an US-national park, watching wildlife in an eco-resort in South Africa: the demand … Continue reading

December 22, 2016
by Stefan Staub
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Where does the journey of and with Airbnb lead?

In mid-November Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, presented news of the probably most famous sharing economy platform. Customers are now able to experience very “personal“ and “magic“ journeys that are offered on the Airbnb platform. The so called “trips“ combine … Continue reading

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

August 13, 2015
by Henriette Stieger
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CBI Workshops on Innovation and Cooperation in Kenyan Tourism Sector

In an earlier blog post our managing director Karsten Palme reported about the Export Coaching Programme for the Kenyan tourism sector which is organized by the CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries), a Dutch public agency … Continue reading

January 7, 2015
by COMPASS
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Cross-border destination management

In a previous article we reported about the approaches in cross-border regions and the difficulty that positive projects and its respective indicators of success actually are not documented. There is no real exchange and best practice examples and Lessons Learned … Continue reading