Theme: #SwissTourism4SDGs
Posted Date : 11th January, 2021
Leading public and private executives from around the world tell you how COVID-19 has influenced their strategies and measures regarding ecological sustainability. They share with you how they (try to) gain a competitive edge by measuring, reducing, and communicating the ecological footprint of their organisation or destination, and how they improve tourism’s ecological performance and […]
Posted Date : 5th January, 2021
Since 2004, the Entlebuch alpine herders (“Älpler”) have been bringing their cattle down from the alp to the valley together. Seven proud Älpler families take part in the Entlebucher Alpabzug with their approximately 250 festively decorated animals. In Schüpfheim more than 10’000 locals and guests await to warmly welcome them. Yodelers, alphorn blowers, traditional dance […]
Posted Date : 23rd December, 2020
The traditional Water Days Engadin Scuol will be given a new concept and will now include a symposium. In cooperation with the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), a festival of ideas has been developed which provides an ideal basis for the new symposium. At this ideas festival, which will be accompanied by exciting and […]
Posted Date : 22nd December, 2020
The Korporation Uri, one of the largest landowners in the canton of Uri, is a central partner for the Uri Holiday Region. The property of the Korporation covers almost all alpine pastures, most of the forest, lakes and streams as well as agricultural land on the valley floor. These valuable natural assets represent a significant […]
Posted Date : 14th December, 2020
Swiss nature parks regularly organize volunteering events for companies that strive to contribute to environmental sustainability by actively engaging their employees in this cause. Participants help to maintain valuable natural and cultural landscapes in Swiss parks. In doing so they get to know the park, exchange ideas with the local population and enjoy regional specialities. […]
Posted Date : 10th December, 2020
La Route Verte is a 7-day e-bike itinerary that leads tourists from Schaffhausen to Geneva through the Jura Arc’s six Regional Nature Parks. For every stage, a “living landscape” is presented and presents how a landscape (for example the vineyards of the Blauburgunderland in Schaffhause Nature Park) is maintained by local people who work hand […]
Posted Date : 10th December, 2020
Despite spatial importance of national parks and other protected areas and increasing threats posed to nature by different agents, successful conservation still remains inconsistent and, in some instances, controversial. Tourism is a challenging business. The whole of Africa only attracts 5% of global travellers. And the market is quite competitive. Tour operators have to deal […]
Posted Date : 2nd December, 2020
Leading public and private executives from around the world share with you how they use data for a more balanced tourism. The data-based forecasting and guidance of tourism flows can help reduce public health risks, improve social acceptance and make more people and places benefit from our sector. Be part of the initiatives by the […]
Posted Date : 30th November, 2020
On behalf of the Switzerland State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), we have developed “Walk the talk“, a new format of knowledge transfer. SECO wants to multiply touristic projects and increase the transfer of know-how from implemented Innotour projects. In the form of inspiring walks and talk sessions in unconventional locations in the „Mattequartier“ of […]
Posted Date : 30th November, 2020
For many years the oasis Ksar Ghilane was known for its very high quality of dates. Today the oasis is threatened by the increasing day tourism. This has a negative effect on the ecosystem and generates little added value. At the beginning of January 2019, Rafael Enzler and Christian Müller from gutundgut worked together with […]