Genuinely multidisciplinary research in Finland’s premier tourism province
Self-service is common in everyday life in Finland. However, only a small number of hotels have adopted a self-service system.
In his pro gradu thesis, Joseph Sunday studied users’ satisfaction on Rovaniemi’s tourist information webpage. A self-administered survey was conducted at various sights in Rovaniemi in the spring of 2015, resulting in 147 responses
The Arctic Design Week is the world’s northernmost design week, arranged annually in Rovaniemi. The event is aimed at professionals, city residents and tourists. How could the Arctic Design Week become an attractive tourism product? Heidi Tiensuu approached this question from the perspective of customer and customer value.
In his pro gradu thesis, Guillaume Delvaux studied the potential and challenges of using technology to promote visitors’ experiences in museums. His research design included an experiment of interactive items (Sami songs item, animal noises, winter art, etc.) in Arktikum museum, observation of visitors, and a post-experiment questionnaire.
Literary places which attract keen readers present a strange combination of real and imaginary: on one hand they are actual physical places, on the other hand they have an imaginary dimension jointly produced by the writers and readers. What are literary tourists looking for?
Employees in tourism retail business in
Rovaniemi seem to face different problems,
compared with those reported in previous
studies in English-speaking countries.
Finnish people have a positive general image of Vietnam although many of them have never travelled to Vietnam. The perceived image of Vietnam as a tourist destination in Finland was investigated in Ly Tran’s master thesis. Altogether 121 Finnish respondents shared their perspectives of Vietnam.
Sustainable Destination Development Seminar gathered top tourism researchers to the University of Lapland on Thursday 10th October 2013. The seminar was part of MTI’s cross-selectable Sustainable Rural and Urban Tourism studies and Destination Management studies, and event for MTI’s alumnus students.
Tourism safety and security system in Lapland
Lapland University Consortium
University of Lapland: Tourism research
Lapland University of Applied Sciences: Tourism and hospitality management studies
Lapland Tourism College