Nordic Symposium 29 opens as an e-conference from Akureyri

Near 200 Nordic tourism and hospitality researchers are now attending the opening of the 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism Hospitality Research, this year hosted as an e-conference by the ITRC‘s in Akureyri.
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29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research has been transformed to an e-conference

Unfortunately, the Covid-19 situation has become worse in Iceland as in many other countries. Due to that fact, the conference committee has decided to transform the conference to an e-conference altogether.
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Arctic Biodiversity - photography exhibition at Harpa

Today, May 20th, a photography exhibition titled The Arctic Biodiversity “Through the Lens” opened at Harpa, Reykjavík. The exhibition centres around the biodiversity of the Arctic and follows photo competitions by the same title from 2014 og 2018.
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New intern at the ITRC

This spring, the ITRC is hosting a new intern Clay Appell, who is studying at the University of Prince Edward Island.
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Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research: Call for papers is open

Call for papers is now open for the 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research 22-23 September 2021, University of Akureyri, Iceland.
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An intern at the ITRC

The ITRC will for the next couple of months host Alina Bavykina during her internship. Alina is a master student in Sustainable Destination Development at Uppsala University Campus Gotland.
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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 22-23 September 2021, University of Akureyri, Iceland.
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New ITRC member

Ása Marta Sveinsdóttir is a new member of the ITRC team, as a researcher on cruise tourism. Ása will be based at our Akureyri office at the campus of University of Akureyri. ITRC welcomes her to the team!
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ITRC commissioned to analyze adaptability and resilience of the Icelandic tourism industry

The Icelandic Tourism Research Centre has been commissioned by the Icelandic Tourist Board to analyze the adaptability and resilience of the tourism industry in Iceland.
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The first doctorate degree from Tourism Studies in Iceland

Johannes (Hans) Theodorus Welling defended his doctoral thesis in Tourism Studies at the University of Iceland last Friday. He is the first doctoral student to graduate from Tourism Studies in Iceland.
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