July 19, 2018
by Karsten Palme
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Desperate hotel managers – it’s all about leadership!

“Low staff motivation”, “skills shortage”, “seasonal workers” or “poor service quality” are keywords that drive hotel managers to despair. Employees that are unfriendly, not motivated, do not deliver the expected service quality or quit their job as soon as possible … Continue reading

December 17, 2015
by Sarah Duckart
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“Regional Building Culture and Tourism” on tour

Upon completion of our federal study „Regional Building Culture and Tourism“ at the beginning of this year we went “on tour” with our study.  Requested by different organizations from the tourism AND architecture/planning sector we gave lectures and attended congresses … 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

September 9, 2014
by Silke Tosch
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The INTERREG V A programme 2014-2020 is waiting for its approval – the German-Dutch community is about to begin

During the INTERREG IV programme a lot of innovative projects were successfully completed such that a continuation of the programme with increased financial means will take place for 2014-2020. The main focus of the new German-Dutch INTERREG V A programme … Continue reading