March 7, 2018
by Karsten Palme
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Next phase of “Total Quality-Training for hotel staff in Tunisia” started

After completing the first phase of this project, the need for trainings in the Tunisian hotel industry was identified. Together with Thomas Cook, COMPASS is currently working on a corresponding training concept considering the results from the previous workshops.

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

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

July 16, 2014
by COMPASS
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DAAD Project: Tourism Study Programme for the Haitian University UCNH

In a collective project with the Cologne Business School, COMPASS is planning to develop a tourism study programme for and with the Haitian university UCNH (Université Chrétienne du Nord d’Haiti). The UCNH is a not-for-profit private university that gives underprivileged … Continue reading

April 17, 2014
by Silke Tosch
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Fundraising for non-profit-organizations

This march, a seminar on the subject of fundraising for non-profit-organizations from the social sector took place in Brussels. Silke Tosch, who supervises projects in the field of urban and regional development as well as projects from ecclesiastical agencies, participated … Continue reading