| Table 2.
Generic strategies for Alpine tourist regions derived from strategy discussions
with local stakeholders.
| Framing conditions
|| Adaptation & mitigation
strategies for alpine tourist regions
| Climate change
|| Cultivate high altitude summer pastures for
cattle grazing to hinder timber line rising. Adaptation of
settlement structure to cope with natural hazards trough climate
| Tourism trends
|| Offer quality tourism with regional identity,
brand development! Winter tourism – adaption of the
touristic usage on changing climate conditions: smart shrinking.
| Economy, Agricultural policy
|| Coping with globalized markets, reorientation
of agricultural production towards local, high quality products
not dependent on global agro-market trends and subsidies
| Local elements
|| Development strategies for alpine tourist
|| Supporting local identity, attracting population
to stay and grow.
|| Growth of nature oriented tourism, increased
summer offerings, smart shrinking-concepts for winter tourism.
Cooperation of municipalities and ski lift companies, mutual
investment decisions and sharing on the receipts.
| Economy, workplaces
|| Using local resources for goods production
with higher value instead of low value goods "export", improving
worker qualifications, providing new jobs by establishing
whole year tourism and company founding.
| Settlement, infrastructure
|| New housing shall be concentrated within
the current the settlement borders, renovation of old houses
instead of building new ones, provision of flats for young
families, limited holiday home numbers.
| Agriculture and forestry
|| Selective fallow land management, well-adapted
biomass usage as raw material for higher value goods production
and as energy source, strengthening/expansion of regional
brands, agricultural products.
|| Traffic-decreasing regional planning measures,
establishment of an attractive public transport pricing structure
and offer of jobs in traffic business.
| Environment & nature
|| Support of landscape care measures by farmers,
strengthening environmental awareness in all heads.
| Education & culture
|| Infrastructure for cultural events, central
bureau for cultural event marketing, encouragement of regional