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Sustainable Destination Development Seminar brought insights into sustainable tourism
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Sustainable Destination Development Seminar brought insights into sustainable tourism

14.10.2013 15:11

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.

Steve Noakes spoke on his presentation “Applying ecotourism for biodiversity conservation and destination management” how ecotourism can be applied for biodiversity conservation and the Indonesian approach to sustainable management of destinations. Presentation: SteveNoakes_ApplyingEcotourism .pdf

The presentation of Dr. Greg Halseth “Linking tourism and destination management with place-based community development” draw upon examples from British Columbia, Canada, to highlight how tourism and destination management can support place-based community development. Presentation: GregHalseth_LinkingTourismAndDestination .pdf

Professor C. Michael Hall questioned the whole ideal of Sustainable Tourism on his presentation “Destination competitiveness, experience economies, and green growth: Myths, Greenwash or just plain lies?”. Presentation: http://www.academia.edu/4355931/Tourism_and_Green_Growth

Additional information:
Multidimensional Tourism Institute/University of Lapland
Lecturer José-Carlos García-Rosell
tel. +358 40 484 4190, jgarcia(at)ulapland.fi


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