Emily Höckert

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Survey for travellers in the Arctic

Have you recently travelled somewhere in the Arctic? We in ARCTISEN team are keen to learn about your experiences. Link to the survey: forms.gle/dLTWpLvecTFKWSx18 The purpose of this visitor survey is to collect information about tourism development in the Arctic region. The data will be used for dialogues with small and medium-sized enterprises and for …

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Arctisen and WINTA

There is no other global tourism organisation like WINTA in the World Johnny Edmonds WINTA views the Arctisen project as a positive opportunity to explore European perceptions of the concept of cultural sensitivity to guide the forward development of culturally sensitive tourism in the Arctic. WINTA was borne out of the global, collective aspirations of …

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Why ARCTISEN?

A brief history of the use of Sámi cultures in Finnish tourism business Monika Lüthje Due to the Finnish school system curricula and government strategies, which aimed at incorporating minorities into mainstream cultural majority, as well as the modernisation of the North, Sámi identities became weaker during the decades after the Second World War. During …

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Welcome to ARCTISEN blog!

At this very moment, the members of the ARCTISEN-team are visiting and interviewing tourism actors across the Arctic. The main purpose of these encounters is to gain better understanding of different kinds of visions, challenges and needs among local communities living in the project area. Moreover, we are using questionnaires to explore what the tourists’ …

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