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

March 11, 2015
by COMPASS
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Research project completed – but it continues!

After a year of research time, we can now proudly present the final publication of the federal study “Regional building culture and tourism”. Together with our partner HJPplaner and the Federal Institute for Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), … 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