Powerful Solutions – Introducing INTEWO + PARTNERS

Powerful Solutions – Introducing INTEWO + PARTNERS

Today INTEWO | World Habitat Society GmbH is proud to announce the foundation of a newly formed international consortium. INTEWO + PARTNERS is a unique consortium that has been specifically created to support and develop cultural and natural tourism projects within the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa. The consortium combines experienced European organizations with expert professionals from the fields of architecture, museum and exhibit design, communication media production, marketing, environment and tourism. The consortium is partnered with a network of local specialists who together bridge intercultural and scientific knowledge with local business practices so that INTEWO + PARTNERS can undertake and realize complete projects across the region.

The core of the consortium is constituted by INTEWO’s offices in Muscat (National Sustainable Development LLC) and Germany (World Habitat Society GmbH). Together with the internationally renowned partners Dr. Ulrich Hermanns, Studio Michele de Lucchi and RLS jakobsmeyer GmbH the consortium can conceive and implement sustainable projects to the highest worldwide standards.

The consortium grants for creative and professional performances and close relationship of all competences, providing work as renowned experts in the fields of:

Architecture and interior design, including the planning and realization of museum buildings, information and visitor centers, museum and exhibit concepts and design, showroom design, as well as media production and communication.

Services include project research, definition and management, feasibility studies, budgeting and financial project-management plus scientific research (esp. archaeology, history, regional studies, art, geology, natural history, tourism and intercultural relationships).

The consortium is following a visitor oriented approach, taking into account the inclusion of local competences and partnerships, environmentally considerate touristic development, future oriented technologies, sustainability assessment and design, barrier-free environments, collection-management, operating and revenue planning as well as media-works.

Providing integrated sustainable solutions with offices in Milano • Muscat • Münster • Paderborn • Schlangen

E-Mail: info@intewoandpartners.org
Internet: www.intewoandpartners.org


Think tank to develop sustainable concepts in Oman

Think tank to develop sustainable concepts in Oman

// Khalid Al Toubi, INTEWO, and Michele De Lucchi during the visit in Muscat //

To respond to Oman’s growing need to develop projects that can enhance the awareness of its natural environment and cultural heritage a consortium of Omani, German and Italian consultants have been instituted that can provide services for the conception, design and execution of projects for museums, information and edutainment centres that will further increase Oman’s identity and attractiveness in the Middle East.

The consortium is represented by the Omani company INTEWO and is already engaged in advising and conceiving innovative ideas that embrace tourism, education, sustainable architecture and new media technologies. All projects are aimed at creating benefits for both national and local economies that in turn will support social and educational improvement within the countries regions.

Each partner in the consortium brings specific knowledge and international experiences that when combined bring to Oman the most contemporary thinking and creativity in helping realize the ambitious plans of the tourism sector.

During a recent meeting in Muscat the management and key executives of the affiliated firms visited main attractions and the architectural masterpieces in Oman. A workshop and discussions on the diverse cultural and natural heritage in the context of sustainable development, tourism and education trends and services complemented the expert’s visit.

INTEWO, headquartered in Germany with agencies in Oman and Ethiopia, is specialised in the planning, coordination and implementation of sustainable tourism projects and environmental conservation.

RLS JAKOBSMEYER is a leading promotional and media development organization based in Germany that can provide all the production and marketing requirements to provide print, photography and film services.

STUDIO DR ULRICH HERMANNS is one of Germany’s leading specialists that develops comprehensive research, concepts and planning for the execution of museum display and interior design.

STUDIO DE LUCCHI is an internationally recognised architect and designer based in Milan that has created numerous projects that focus on the cultural identity and physical expression of its private clients and public institutions.

SQU tourism students gather experience in Germany

SQU tourism students gather experience in Germany

Five students from the Tourism Department of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University are currently undergoing summer training with INTEWO in the Teutoburger Forest Nature Park, Germany.

In the frame of an official cooperation between Oman and German governmental and non-governmental organizations, the summer training has been offered for the fourth year in a row.

The training in one of Germany’s most beautiful Nature Parks will last for six weeks. Next to a language course at the University of Paderborn, focusing on tourism related issues; the students will be trained in environmentally friendly tourism practices, destination management, nature conservation and the promotion and concept of UNESCO World Heritage. To undergo training in Germany, a key source of tourists visiting Oman, is a precious experience for the student’s professional future in the tourism sector.

The training program receives financial support from SQU, as well as intellectual, financial and logistic support from INTEWO (Germany), Gulf Jewels Tours (Oman) and the Nature Park Administration. The cooperation between Oman and Germany is a vital contribution towards the rapprochement of cultures and the exchange of knowledge. Henning Schwarze, Managing Partner INTEWO, and Khalid Al Tobi, CEO Gulf Jewels Tours, takes the lead with this important international program.

Along with the tasks of the training, the five students from Oman will also participate in cultural events. E.g. they received an invitation from INTEWO to attend a football match with the Bundesliga team SC Paderborn 07.

INTEWO | World Habitat Society GmbH, headquarted in Germany, has operations in Oman and Ethiopia providing environmental services and sustainable tourism solutions. Gulf Jewels Tours is an Omani destination management company, specialized in Geotourism.