Sustainability

Das Engadiner Bergdorf Guarda. Bild: Dominik Täuber.
For the Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG (TESSVM), sustainable development is a matter close to its heart, which is why it takes all three dimensions of sustainability – environment, society and economy – into account in its daily work and strives to act according to the principles of sustainable development.
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Skitour zur Chamonna Tuoi, Unterengadin

Sustainable holidays

Spend your holidays in the Engadin with a good conscience. Here you will find various sustainable activities as well as some tips and tricks to make your holidays more sustainable.

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Die Klimatruppe Engadin.

Wir machen Ihre Ferien noch nachhaltiger. Klimatruppe Engadin

Die Gruppe von engagierten Freiwilligen kümmert sich in Zukunft persönlich darum, dass der Aufenthalt bei uns einen noch nachhaltigeren Eindruck hinterlässt.

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Logo TourCert – Zertifizierung nachhaltige Destination – Ferienregion Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair

TourCert Together as a destination towards more sustainability

The holiday region Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair is the first Swiss destination to strive for certification by «TourCert».

Get to know more about TourCert and the current status of the project
Team der Tourismus Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair
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Company

The TESSVM stands for sustainability in tourism.It is committed to positioning itself close to nature and culture, environmentally friendly offers in the region and measures in its own company.

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Yvonne Schuler am Brunnen in Scuol

#EngadinGreenChamps

Discover our «Swiss Green Champs» and learn how small everyday actions in and outside of work can have a positive impact on the environment.

To our #EngadinGreenChamps
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Swisstainable-Signet Level III – Nachhaltigkeitsprogramm Schweiz Toursimus

Sustainability programme Swisstainable

The TESSVM participates in the sustainability programme Swisstainable of Swiss Tourism and fulfils the criteria for the highest level – Level III.

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Schellen-Ursli Erlebnis für jung und alt
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Implemented projects

TESSVM can already look back on a wealth of successfully implemented projects that contribute to the sustainable development of the tourism destination.

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öffentlicher Verkehr im Val Müstair und Unterengadin

Awards and labels

Labels and certifications are becoming more and more important. TESSVM has been awarded various labels and certifications. Find out more about our awards in the following.

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Partnerschaft zwischen der TESSVM und der RhB im Engadin

Partner

As a company, cooperation and partnerships are indispensable for TESSVM. Accordingly, the striving for value-added synergies is high.

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Publications

The TESSVM has been able to share its experience and knowledge on the topic of sustainability in tourism time and again in various publications or has been mentioned as an example of sustainable implementation. We recommend the following publications for reading up on these experiences and for further in-depth information on the topic.

Nachhaltigkeit in Schweizer Tourismusdestinationen (Sustainability in Swiss Tourism Destinations (in German and French))

Schuler, Y. & Pirchl-Zaugg, Y. (2021): Nachhaltigkeit in Schweizer Tourismusdestinationen.
Scuol: Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG & ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für
Angewandte Wissenschaften.

Naturnaher Tourismus – Qualitätsstandards für sanftes Reisen in den Alpen (Nature-based tourism – quality standards for gentle travel in the Alps (only in German))

Siegrist, D., Gessner, S., Ketterer Bonnelame, L. (2019). Naturnaher Tourismus. Qualitätsstandards für sanftes Reisen in den Alpen. 2. Auflage. Zürich: Bristol-Stiftung; Bern, Hauptverlag.
Checklist for the book in English

Nachhaltige Tourismusangebote (Sustainable tourism offers (only in German)

Weber, F. & Taufer, B. (2016). Nachhaltige Tourismusangebote. Leitfaden zur erfolgreichen Entwicklung und Vermarktung nachhaltiger Angebote in Tourismusdestinationen. Luzern: Hochschule Luzern, ITW.

Tourismus und Nachhaltige Entwicklung – Gute Beispiele und Aktionsmöglichkeiten (Tourism and Sustainable Development – Good Examples and Opportunities for Action (in German and French))

Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung ARE. (2012). Tourismus und Nachhaltige Entwicklung. Gute Beispiele und Aktionsmöglichkeiten.