Tourism infrastructure projects under the New Regional Policy

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Key facts

Since 2008, the Confederation and cantons have provided support under the New Regional Policy (NRP) to mountainous, rural and border regions with their regional economic development and in dealing with structural change. By 2019, this instrument had been used to promote more than 300 tourism infrastructure projects, among other things. The loan provided by the Confederation came to over CHF 350 million. The NRP is financed via the regional development fund, which amounts to CHF 1 billion.