December 12, 2017
by Karsten Palme
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Further project in the realm of national monument and tourism: Tourism concept for Hambacher Castle

The Hambach Castle is THE symbol for the democratic movement in Germany in the 19th century. In 1832, about 30.000 citizens and revolutionaries from different European countries met here to prevail their democratic beliefs and thoughts towards the authorities. Today … Continue reading

November 29, 2016
by Laura Selenz
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COMPASS organized Roadshow for Kenyan tour operators

In early November, COMPASS organized a successful Roadshow across Europe for the Kenyan tour operator network Gems of Kenya. The motto was: Holidays in Kenya, but different! Unlike the trade fairs and events that we had organized for Gems of … 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

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

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