An intern at the ITRC

Alina Bavykina
Alina Bavykina

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. Her background is in civil engineering (a degree from Moscow State University of Railway Engineering).

Alinas research interests include festival and event tourism, Arctic nature-based destinations, and impacts of tourism from the sustainable development perspective.

During her internship at the ITRC Alina will write her thesis on the role of community entrepreneurs in driving social change in peripheral destinations by using the case of ‚Aldrei fór ég suður‘ festival.

The ITRC welcomes Alina to the team!