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Icelandic Tourism Research Centre

Icelandic Tourism Research Centre The Icelandic Tourism Research Centre (ITRC) is a cooperative project between three universities in Iceland. The ITRC's aim is to strenghten and promote tourism research and further the bonds of research and industry through collaborative projects and serves therefore as a bridge between the industry and academia. ITRC is well established

2021-11-02T14:51:16+00:00Latest News|

Smart Tourism award recognizes sustainability and digitization

Smart Tourism award recognizes sustainability and digitization in the sector COVID-19 has changed the tourism industry, but this award recognizes cities that are responding to the changes with increased digitization and accessibility. The European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 honors two cities that represent smart tourism. These cities respond to the challenges of a changing

2021-11-02T14:46:16+00:00Latest News|

Scottish tourism and COVID-19

Scottish tourism and COVID-19: what’s the outlook for the sector? An extraordinarily uncertain outlook The outlook for tourism is extraordinarily uncertain worldwide, and recovery will depend on interlinked factors related to both the health crisis and the economy that touch on both the demand and supply side of tourism. These include: evolution of the pandemic

2021-09-10T15:06:12+00:00Latest News|

FUNIBER: Who we are and what we are doing for the project

FUNIBER: Who we are and what we are doing for the project The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, and it has impacted Europe's tourism sector significantly. In collaboration with multiple international partners, FUNIBER is proud to help get Europe’s tourism industry back on track safely. The project Navigating Tourism Crisis

2021-09-06T19:06:25+00:00Latest News|

Tourism research on the west coast of Scotland

Tourism research on the west coast of Scotland: developing business solutions for a sector in crisis Starting a series of blog spots that highlighted the work of our partners, we begin with the our Scottish lead partner, the Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research, part of the University of the Highlands. The Centre (https://www.whc.uhi.ac.uk/research/), established

2021-09-06T19:01:12+00:00Latest News|

How COVID-19 is affecting employees in the tourism industry

How COVID-19 is affecting employees in the tourism industry Barcelona is a city that heavily depends on tourism for economic revenue. The COVID-19 pandemic brought European tourism to a sudden halt, and the tourism sector is seeing unprecedented losses. María Cecilia Lupis is a reception manager at a hotel in Barcelona. Her hotel was forced

2021-06-27T10:35:53+00:00Latest News|