December 12, 2014
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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

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

September 24, 2014
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Recent developments in the research project “Regional Building Culture and Tourism”

Continuation of the article “Regional Building Culture and Tourism” dated 19 February 2014 (Part 1) Since the beginning of the year COMPASS works together with our partner HJPplaner out Aken (Aix-la-Chapelle) on the research project “Regional Building Culture and Tourism” … 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 11, 2014
by Henriette Stieger
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Tourism analysis 2014: trends, travel intentions and destinations

The research study “tourism analysis 2014” has been conducted by the German foundation “Stiftung für Zukunftsfragen” (an initiative of British American Tobacco). A representative sample (n= 4.000) of the German population above 14 years was survey in personal (face-to-face) interviews. … Continue reading