SHAPING ECOTOURISM IN PARTNERSHIP: PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVES
4 -5 February 2020
Joensuu, North Karelia Biosphere Reserve (Finland)
PRESENTATIONS – PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
Conference venue: Sokos Kimmel Hotel
W2 – Engaging visitors and tour operators with tourism sustainability issues (Pekkala)
Convenors: Kari Natland, Nordhordland Biosphere Reserve
Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir, Snaefellsnes Regional Park
A holistic approach for sustainable development, considering natural, social and economic aspects, is key in all our work for responsible tourism. In this workshop, we explore and discuss how we can engage visitors and tour operators in this issue: How can we all work together to make us all appreciate and share responsibility for our local assets?
- Engaging visitors and tour operators with tourism sustainability issues, experiences from Iceland and Norway. Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir, Snaefellsnes Regional Park.
- Towards Culturally Sensitive Tourism – Greetings from ARCTISEN project. Outi Kugapi, University of Lapland
- BioCultural Heritage Tourism: managing visitor pressure by creating new activities. Adeline Gladieux, BCHT project
- Amazon of Europe Bike Trail as ecotourism development opportunity in the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Mura-Drava-Danube. Urska Dolinar, Iskriva, Institute for Development of Local Potentials