December 8, 2014
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Tourism and Peace project with Master students from Cologne Business School

Together with four students, Professor Dirk Reiser and the Peace Institute at the University of Klagenfurt represented by Cordula Wohlmuther, Compass has restarted the “Tourism and Peace” project. With the help of Bonnie Lewtas, Elisabeth Klemens, Xiaolu Zhang and Hanno … Continue reading

August 14, 2014
by Martina Leicher
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UNWTO «International Handbook on Tourism and Peace» now published online

Is tourism a potential tool for peace-building efforts? Tourism is very vulnerable to any form of conflict and thus highly dependent on a certain level of security and safety in order to carry out its operations, cater for tourist arrivals … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
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Shopping Tourism on course for success

Shopping Tourism constitutes one of the principal motivations for travelling for millions of tourists and a main driver for tourism and commercial development in countries and cities these days. The UNWTO recently published a global report on Shopping Tourism that … Continue reading

October 2, 2013
by Martina Leicher
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International UNWTO-Handbook on “Tourism and Peace” will be published in December

Centre for Peace Research and Peace Education of the University Klagenfurt/Austria in cooperation with UNWTO Tourism as an instrument for peace? Tourism and Peace as an emerging field of research has received relevant attention in the past that resulted in … Continue reading