Cooperation of district and city of Passau, as well as of the regional management receives Passau city countryside price TouPLUS Bavaria the Bavarian economy State Secretary Katja Hessel award on October 5, 2010 at the Buchheim Museum on Lake Starnberg the city countryside TouPLUS Bavaria. The city of Passau gets together with the District of Passau and the regional management of Passau the award in bronze for the joint project”day of tourism. City and district of Passau together with the regional management of Passau in April 2010 for the first time a day of tourism “initiated. Under the motto at home on the road get to know your home closer ‘ free or heavily discounted tickets were offered to the three rivers cruise in Passau especially locals in 20 recreational facilities of the region from Central granite in Hauzenberg about the Wellness Spa in Bad Griesbach. State Secretary Hessel stressed in announcing the winner that the common tourism day in the area of Passau is highly commendable, because it awareness and appreciation for the tourism in the region strengthens. Enthusiastic locals are important multipliers for tourism regions, because they can beat the big drum and provide valuable tips for destinations in the surrounding area guests. “The Passauer project has a role model for actions in other tourist areas and fits well with the current per-tourism initiatives ‘ in all regional tourism association areas in the free State”, said the Secretary of State. “For Governor Franz Meyer is especially the focus, that the day of tourism” has contributed significantly to to highlight the attractiveness of the own region as a destination also the inhabitants of the Passauer land. This awareness, had been a major concern. “” More so we are pleased that the district in this joint project could ensure that through a variety of participating institutions and companies the day of tourism “could become a comprehensive and sustainable facility, whose new edition we have already defined”, as the district administrator.