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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Research on terms and conditions of foreign tourism workers funded

Íris Hrund Halldórsdóttir and Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir received funding from the Immigration Development Fund for further research on the project "Terms and conditions of foreign workers in tourism".
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New research project on cultural tourism in North Iceland

The ITRC and Visit North Iceland signed a contract recently regarding a new research project on cultural tourism in North Iceland.
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Visiting professor at the ITRC

Last week, the ITRC was visited by Dr. Zsuzsanna Kövi, from Karoli Gaspar University in Hungary. In her visit, Dr. Kövi met with the ITRC‘s researchers, as well as professors, lecturers and cooperational parties of the ITRC.
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