Karl Reiner

1070 Vienna
Lindengasse 56

+43 664 243 43 72


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Consultancy Specialization

  • Tourism Master Plans and Action Programmes
  • Destination management
  • Concepts for nature and biosphere reserves
  • Feasibility studies
  • Sustainable tourism development
  • Ecolabelling
  • Energy Strategies for Regions
  • Regional Development Programmes
  • EU Programme Planing, Evalution
  • Organisation of thematic conferences and study visits
  • Coaching for managers  


  • Regional Planning, Technical University of Vienna (Title: Diplom Ingenieur)
  • Certified Consultant
  • Systematic Approach in Consulting
  • Trained Coach (TRIGON Coaching Workshop)
  • Quality Management in Tourism
  • Capacity Works (GTZ)
  • Accredit Audior Green Globe Certification (www.greenglobe.com/karlreiner)


  • German 
  • English

Professional Experience

  • Planner and Consultant
  • Since 1988 Consultant with ÖAR Regional Consulting Ltd. in the fields of Tourism and Regional Development 
  • Since 1998 associated partner of ÖAR Regional Consulting Ltd.

Reference Projects


  • Green Globe Audit Hotel Kaiserhof Wien 2012
  • Concept and implementation partner-network Biosphere Reserve Wienerwald 2010 – 2012
  • Development touristic packages Schielefestival Wienerwald 2012
  • Strategy „tourism and sustainble mobility in Upper Austria“ 2011 – 2012
    in cooperation with FUTOUR (Hamburg)
  • Concept and touristic packages winter and cross country skiing in Lower Austria (Waldviertel, Mostviertel) 2011 – 2012
  • TRANSDANUBE – Soft Mobility and Tourism in the Danube Region 2011
    in cooperation with verracon
  • Estimating the economic value of the benefits providing by tourism/recreation and employment supported by Natura 2000, 2010 – 2011
    in cooperation with biois (Paris), Ecotrans, Dunira Strategy
  • Assessment Soft-Winter Destinations in Lower Austria 2010
  • Handbook Soft Winter – Cross Country Skiing 2009
  • Feasibility study “Erlebnis  Staatzer Berg” 2009
  • Market research study ” importance of day trips in City of Salzburg 2006-2007
  • EU Study “Learning Areas in Tourism”, 2006
    in cooperation with ecotrans, www.ecotrans.org
  • Destination development Inter-Nationalpark Thayatal, 2003-2006

 Regional Development/Programme Planning

  • Austrian Service-Network for Implementation of the programme for rural development 2007-2014
    AG Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Water and Environment
  • Network- and potential analysis Europeregion Danube-Moldawa 2010-2012
    in cooperation mit Auweck-Grontmij (Munich) und RERA (Budweis)
  • Concepts and facilitation of implementation for sustainable energy regions (Wienerwald, Kamptal-Wagram, Traisental, Schilcherland) 2011-2013
  • Study „Koralmbahn – regional impacts and location development“ 2009 – 2010
    in cooperation with implantat
  • Sustainable Regional and Tourism Development Region Nationalpark Bjelasica-Komovi/Montenegro 2006-2009
  • Concept regional development  Linz/Linz-Land 2004-2005
     in cooperation with ÖIR, FAS
  • Concept for sustainable development of Biosphere reserve Wienerwald, 2004-2005
    in cooperation with ÖIR, FUTOUR,
  • Evaluation of economic and tourism impacts of the EU-target 2 program in Upper Austria, 2004
    in cooperation with ÖIR and RCI
  • Regional development Lower Austria central-south, 2004
    in cooperation with ÖIR
  • Ex ante Evaluation ETC Slovakia-Austria 2006-2007
  • Ex ante Evaluation Operational Programme Vienna 2006
  • Midterm and on-going Evaluation of the Austrian Interreg IIIA external border Programmes 2003-2006

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