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IPTRN focus in new special issue of Resources

In the autumn of 2016, the ITRC organised the 5th conference of the International Polar Tourism Network. Recently published issue of the journal Resources, focuses on papers presented at the conference.
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Registration for RTD-13 is now open

ITRC is hosting 13th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in September in Reykjavik, Iceland. Registration is now open.
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ITRC’s research significant in international context

ITRC’s research on Icelandic TSA, conducted by Dr. Cristi Frent, was included and referenced in InRouTe’s June publication: Tourism, territory and sustainability: a statistical insight at subnational levels.
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Analysis of seasonal distribution of tourists

Recently Gyða Þórhallsdóttir, PhD student in tourism research at the University of Iceland published a paper on method to analyse seasonality in the distribution of tourists in Iceland.
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Call for papers for RTD-13: Tackling Overtourism – Local Responses

The 13th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations will be held 29-30 September 2017 in Iceland. Call for papers is now open.
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Responsible tourism in the Arctic

The Icelandic Seal Centre in co-operation with the Icelandic Research Centre (RMF) has formed an interdisciplinary research group on responsible tourism in the Arctic.
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Successful seminar on voluntourism

Recording of the ITRC's annual seminar is now available here on the ITRC's web.
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ITRC welcomes new staff member

Gunnþóra Ólafsdóttir has joined the ITRC team.
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Tourist images of Iceland: A regional comparasion of tourism promotional material

The report Tourist images of Iceland: A regional comparasion of tourism promotional material has just been published by ITRC. In the report, the author Dennis Hermans, a Master student at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and an intern at ITRC, reportshis findings on the analysis of the use of images in Icelandic tourism brochures and guidebooks.
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Economic effects of tourism in Þingeyjarsýslur

A report by Lilja B. Rögnvaldsdóttir on the economic effects of tourism in Þingeyjarsýslur has been published by the ITRC.
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