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Sustainable tourism development in the Nordic Arctic

Research group
Active research
Project size
DKK 537 000
Project period
2018 - 2020
Project owner
Centre for Tourism, Gothenburg University

Short description

John Armbrecht, Erik Lundberg and Lena Mossberg of the Centre for Tourism has, as part of an international research consortium, been awarded research grants from the International Network Program (Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education) and Nordregio for research on sustainable tourism development in the arctic region.The purpose of the project is to establish a network of researchers from around the Arctic that brings together academic experts in Arctic marine resource economics, tourism and marketing with tourism practitioners whose livelihoods rely upon living marine resources.

The project aim is to investigate how to utilize existing human capital, natural resources (especially living marine resources) and infrastructure capacity to develop innovative sustainable tourism that can diversify and make Arctic economic development more resilient.