November 17, 2017
by Martina Leicher

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

October 26, 2015
by Karsten Palme

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

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

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

December 12, 2014

Successful closing event in Wittenberg with important impulses for Tourism and “Baukultur”

Last Friday, 5th December 2014, the closing event of the research project “Regional Building Culture and Tourism” took place in Wittenberg (Saxony-Anhalt). Despite busy schedules in December around 60 interested people found their way into a newly constructed, modern townhouse … Continue reading