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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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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Visit from Hungary

This week, the ITRC welcomed three researchers from the the University of Szeged in Hungary.
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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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Walking in nature has stress-reducing effects

Recently Health & Place journal published an article on inter-discipinary research investigating the stress-buffering effects of walking in nature. The paper's leading author is Gunnthora Olafsdottir, PhD at the ITRC.
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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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