What you need to know
List of Frequently Asked Questions with answers and explanations.
What is www.tourismdata.ch about?
The website www.tourismdata.ch serves as the inventory of the most important data sources for Swiss tourism. The aim of the website is to make tourism data findable and to grow awareness about its potential use in tourism.
Who is the platform intended for?
The website was developed mainly for tourism stakeholders. Firstly, the website is intended for data producers who wish to publish information about their data. Secondly, the website is developed for data users and re-users and any citizen, association or company that wants to discover and use data.
What type of data can I find on the platform?
Www.tourismdata.ch contains a metadata catalogue of datasets important for Swiss tourism. You can find information about tourism-relevant data on the website grouped into several categories.
How can I find tourism data?
Please go to the homepage www.tourismdata.ch and use the browser to find the relevant tourism data. You can use hashtags to find tourism data sources within a specific topic.
Is the tourism data stored on the website?
No, the website www.tourismdata.ch is meant to be a metadata catalogue. This means that you can find information about the tourism-relevant data available and visit the data provider`s websites to get access to datasets.
Do I need to register to access metadata catalogue on www.tourismdata.ch?
No. Anyone can access and use the metadata catalogue published on the website. However, you need to register and login if you want to describe data sources and edit them.
Can I use tourism data for my own purposes?
Please check what license applies to the data you want to use. Each dataset is described with a license. This is an explicit and legally binding statement of rights, restrictions, and obligations of recipients in relation to a specific dataset.
Is it possible to add more entries in the metadata catalogue?
Yes. The metadata catalogue is under development and will be enriched with more entries. If you would like to add information about the data owned by your organization, please get in touch with us at email@example.com.
Who stays behind this website?
This website was created as part of Resilient Tourism Project (Suproject 1: – National Data Infrastructure for Tourism). Resilient Tourism is one of 15 flagship projects approved and supported by the Innosuisse- Swiss Innovation Agency. More information about the project can be found in the section ABOUT.
How do I get more help?
If you did not find all answers in the FAQ website please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This website was created as part of Resilient Tourism Project (Suproject 1: - National Data Infrastructure for Tourism). Resilient Tourism is one of 15 flagship projects approved and supported by the Innosuisse- Swiss Innovation Agency. Flagship projects are systemic and transdisciplinary innovations that are central to current and future economic and social challenges in Switzerland.