Wherever you go in the world, almost every region rely on their tourism industry to survive economically. But a lot of regions also suffer because of the over-tourism, or the opposite. On top of that: a pandemic, political destabilization, financial speculations in the globalized economic system and climate change – the tourism industry has suffered from many disruptions the past years. With the theme ”Rethinking tourism for a sustainable future”, the aim of the symposium is to share, discuss and advance science-based ideas and approaches that can transform contemporary crises into opportunities.
Read more on the conference website.
The department researchers contribution:
The servitization of game meat: recreational hunting in-between wildlife care and holistic tourist experiences by Erika Andersson Cederholm and Carina Sjöholm
Addressing increasing tourist congestion in urban destinations; food as a means for destination resilience? by Josefine Östrup Backe and Jan Henrik Nilsson
Networking for inclusion: the role of Place in tourism mobilities of local ‘foreign’ communities by Sara Licata
Transformation of time-space ontology through technology: Phygital time geography by Micol Mieli, Malin Zillinger and Jan-Henrik Nilsson.
Science Driven Mobility and digital nomadism by Jan Henrik Nilsson
Scripting guests’ and hosts’ accountability on P2P platforms: The case of Airbnb by Aurimas Pumputis
City marketing and convention bureaus value propositions in the post-covid time by Malin Zillinger
Full texts can be found here.