Listasafn Islands

Conference: Practicing Nature-Based Tourism. Hafnarhús, 5-6 February.

Practicing Nature-Based Tourism is an international, interdisciplinary conference dedicated to nature-based tourism and Iceland’s role as a tourist destination. The conference is intended as an opportunity for domestic and foreign researchers from the varied fields of nature-based tourism to present their conclusions to a broader community.

The roster will include tourism specialists, geographers, historians, sociologists, environmentalists, anthropologists, artists, architects, and marketers in the field of tourism. After a packed program of lecture offerings, panel discussions will address the challenges Iceland faces as a travel destination, its current position and future options in an era of increasing tourist volume and impact. Along with practitioners and scholars from the field of tourism, the panel will include leaders of the Icelandic travel industry, to present their close-up view of the problems at hand.

The lectures will be given in English

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Registration is no longer active as the conference is fully booked. Recordings of the lectures will be available on the museums website shortly.

Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, 08.28.2015