Popular Culture and Tourism (OUTPACE)

The Icelandic Tourism Research Centre (ITRC) is a partner in a new European collaborative project about the influences of pop culture on tourism and the opportunities that can be harnessed.
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Nordic food in tourism

Nordic Food in Tourism is a project supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers, and it is set for three years, from 2019-2021. ITRC, participates in the project’s expert group.
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The 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research: Call for session proposals is now open

Call for session proposals is now open for the 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research 22-24 September 2020, University of Akureyri, Iceland.
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A visit from Västerbotten, Sweden

Last Thursday RMF received a good visit from three employees from Region Västerbotten in Sweden, who were in Iceland to study the development of tourism here.
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New intern at the ITRC

Ellen Hadderingh, MS student at Wageningen University, will for the next four months, do her internship at the ITRC's Akureyri office
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Survey on travel behaviour and expenditure of foreign tourists

This summer, the ITRC will continue data collection of travel behaviour and expenditure of foreign tourists in Iceland
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Icelandic Tourism Researchers at the 8th NGM

Last week, Íris Hrund Halldórsdóttir, researcher at the ITRC and adjunct at University of Iceland, joint forces with other Icelandic Tourism Researchers at the eight Nordic Geographers Meeting in Trondheim.
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A Book on Tourism Employment in Nordic Countries – Contract Signed

A new book on labour issues in the tourism industry in the Nordic countries will be published 2020. The book is an initiative of the tourism workforce research group hosted by ITRC.
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Contradictions of seasonality need to be addressed in the Arctic

To tackle the issues of seasonality of tourism in Arctic Europe, we need to address community perspectives and employment issues, and to care for the environment.
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ITRC's director chaired a session on Island Tourism at BFA in China

Guðrún Þóra Gunnarsdóttir recently chaired a session on Island Tourism at The 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road: Islands Economic Cooperation Forum; a regular session related to the annual Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
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