|History of respect|
Landmark dates in respect history:
In order to competently handle issues regarding tourism and development cooperation, the Austrian Development Cooperation (OEZA) founds the organisation respect - Centre for Tourism and Development. respect shares an office with the IITF.
The IITF and respect merge and become the new organisation respect – Institute for Integrative Tourism and Development.
The independent organisation respect is dissolved. As its trademark, respect becomes a part of NFI for further specialising in sustainable development in tourism. The joint expertise and networks can now be used more efficiently and more intensively, also at European level.
In the 15 years of its existence, respect has gained national and international recognition for being a competence centre in sustainable tourism development. For example, respect has: