Dipl. Ing. - RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Dipl.-Ing. Karl Reiner studied spatial planning at the University of Technology in Vienna. During his studies he did an apprenticeship as a bookseller and worked in a bookshop dealing with development policy (suedwind-buchwelt.at).
Afterwards he was employed as a research assistant at the Federal Institute for Mountain Farmers in Vienna for one year and worked as a self-employed planner and consultant for two years.
Since 1988 he has been working (until 1997 as an employee, then as a self-employed partner) for ÖAR GmbH as a regional and tourism consultant (www.oear.at).
The main areas of consultancy are: Location development, inter-municipal cooperation, sustainable tourism development, mobility. The consulting spectrum includes both technical and process consulting and moderation.
Further areas of expertise: Auditor for sustainability certificates in tourism (Austrian Eco-label for hotels and travel offers, GreenGlobe), international project management and organisation of professional events as well as professional excursions.
Karl Reiner is co-founder of ECOTRANS - Network Sustainable Tourism in Europe and has been involved in many EU projects on sustainable tourism development in Europe. (www.ecotrans.de).
In the COSME project "EuropeanTourism Going Green 2030" he is responsible for the financial management - employed by the lead partner HNEE. European Tourism Going Green 2030 (ETGG2030) | Tourism2030 (destinet.eu)
Phone +43 664 2434372