Projects

TOURISMRESULTS can build on over 25 years experience in private sector and tourism development in Africa, Asia and Southeastern Europe. This is a selection of tourism development and evaluation projects conducted over the past 10 years.

Philippines 2010-2011

Visitor satisfaction surveys in various tourism destinations; quantitative data analysis, presentation of results to tourism industry stakeholders, value chain analysis and design of upgrading strategy.

Clients and Partners: GIZ Private Sector Promotion (PSP) Programme, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Province of Bohol

Philippines 2011:

Participatory design of tourism quality standards and certification mechanism for accommodation establishments

Clients and Partners: GIZ and Department of Tourism (DOT)

Philippines / Malaysia 2011:

Research of CSR strategies to develop small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), presented at the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR), Kuala Lumpur.

Clients and Partners: Asian Institute of Management and GIZ

Lower Danube, South-Eastern Europe 2012:

Evaluation of regional project to develop cross-border tourism along the river Danube in Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

Clients and Partners: GIZ, Danube Competence Center (DCC)

Superregional 2012:

Knowledge Management (KM products on mobile data collection for tourism and private sector development; methodologies for tourism value chain development and competitiveness)

Clients and Partners: GIZ Private Sector Promotion (PSP) Programme

Philippines 2013:

Tourism impact study of economic, social and environmental impacts of tourism in two island destinations (using the instruments of a visitor satisfaction survey, enterprise survey, staff survey, and local resident survey)

Clients and Partners: GIZ Sector Project ‘Tourism and Sustainable Development’

Vietnam 2013:

Mid-term evaluation of the ‘Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism’ (ESRT) Programme,

Clients and Partners: EU Delegation Hanoi and Ministry of CST

Indonesia 2013-2014:

Baseline study on sustainable tourism in the island destination of Lombok: Design of survey instruments, Training of enumerators for visitor survey, hotel interviews, data collection and analysis

Clients and Partners: GIZ Indonesia and Ministry of Tourism

Greece 2014:

Consultancy on visitor satisfaction in the island destination of Lefkada

Clients and Partners: Lefkada Tourism Office, Lefkada Hotel Association, and Lefkada Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Southern Africa 2015:

Study on opportunities and constraints of cross-border tourism in the SADC region. Online survey among tourism stakeholders, field visits to cross-border destinations in Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia and South Africa

Clients and Partners: Fair Trade Tourism, Pretoria

Myanmar 2015:

Project Management of tourism development activities in the Shan State

Destination management in four tourism destinations featuring natural and cultural heritage sites.  Tourism product and value chain development at Inle Lake; Sustainable management in the hospitality industry; Skills development in multi-stakeholder dialogues in tourism

Clients and Partners: PEM Consult and GIZ, Yangon and Taunggyi

Southern Africa 2016:

Presentation of survey results on regional cross-border tourism to the 7th Meeting of SADC Tourism Ministers (Gaborone): “Is Southern Africa ready for Regional Cross-border Tourism?“: Assessment of comparative strengths and weaknesses of SADC member states; Identification of opportunities and policy upgrading requirements

Clients and Partners: Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA)