The International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism has always been available as a free download online and to sustain this yearly report a crowdfunding campaign was launched in early 2016. The 2017 campaign is now open for donations for the next report which will be published in April next year.
Press Release: In order to both keep the International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism available for free download on the Internet and to ensure the sustainability of its yearly update, several individuals, companies and organisations get mobilised last year and participated to the crowdfunding campaign that was launched beginning of 2016. This support enabled to cover about half of the investment in the preparation of the 2016 report.
2017 will see a new updated issue of the International Report on Snow & Mountain Tourism, which will be released next April. The subscription to the 2017 crowdfunding campaign is therefore now open and a renewed call is addressed to all the fans of this world acknowledged international report to support it with a voluntary contribution. Independent of the amount of its contribution (over a technical minimum), each contributor will be listed in the acknowledgements section of the report.
So please express your support and announce by return e-mail to email@example.com your contribution to the 2017 crowdfunding campaign.
The crowdfunding process will be utmost simple: each individual support will be welcomed and all voluntary contributions that will be received up to March 15th, 2017 will be considered for listing as contributors of the 2017 issue. You can simply reply to this mail to announce your contribution and proceed to payment. Contributions can be sent either by Paypal (from your own account or your credit card) at LVANAT@BLUEWIN.CH or by transfer on account no 5030.04.21 with Banque Cantonale de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland (Holder’s first name: Laurent, holder’s last name: Vanat, swift code: BCGECHGGXXX, clearing: 788, IBAN: CH24 0078 8000 0503 0042 1). For practical reasons however the acknowledgment listing will limit to contributions over CHF 50 for individuals and over CHF 200 for corporations.
All funds will be solely allocated to the preparation of the 2017 issue. Any surplus will be allocated to further issues.
In order to safeguard the total independency of the report, a contribution will not give title to any other inclusion in the report, display of logo, control over its content neither to publication of any editorial or advertising content, nor any other right. Nomination of the 2017 contributors in the acknowledgment listing will be limited to the 2017 issue. The amount of individual contributions will not be published. Please indicate clearly the name of the contributor to mention when you send your contribution; by default, the payers name will be used. An invoice will be supplied on request.