The project will identify and analyse the perspective the key Swedish actors representing different interests in the use of resources. The study gives special attention to key actor perceptions of the challenges and opportunities for reducing, resolving, or preventing conflicts over planning, management and the use of the highland area in the region of Jämtland.
The project develops and tests new methods to carry out improvement work in theme parks that are based on the experiences of the visitors. The research in cooperation with Parks & Resorts is carried out in the parks Gröna Lund and Kolmården, where the experiences of the visitors are mapped in detail by means of GPS and smartphones.
The international project Gastrocert will conduct research into how the development of local gastronomy can help to protect the heritage of regional food systems, and how entrepreneurial culture can promote local produce as a touristic experience.
The project will analyze and evaluate methods for the management of sustainable mountain landscapes, taking multiple values, interests and needs into consideration. It is about turning ideas into reality in collaboration with local and national mountain stakeholders, for example, how to organize, manage and fund future trail system.
PopCulTour is a research project that focuses on how value is created in popular (pop) culture tourism, i.e. tourism induced by for example film, television and literature. The research project employs both a destination and a consumer perspective and identifies pop culture.
Slow Adventures in Northern Territories (SAINT) seeks to extend the marketing reach of businesses in the "slow adventure" tourism sector, in order to encourage more tourists to come to these areas to enjoy and experience the outdoors and engage with remote, wild and nature-rich places.
The Event Compass™ is an international collaborative effort and featuring some of the most prominent names in the field of event research. The tool employs a number of methods to evaluate, certify and guide events towards sustainability and success. In doing so, the Event Compass™ aims to also meet the needs of various other stakeholders that demand accountability, quality assurances and a number of wider societal benefits from their events.”
Key actors of the destination of Åre, like SkiStar and the destination management organisation, Are AB, jointly engage along with researchers from ETOUR in the co-production and implementation of a powerful Destination Management Information System (DMIS).
This project aims to analyze trends in highland tourism, focusing on activities, experiences, rationale and benefit, as well as to observe changes over time. The project will also highlight contemporary leisure phenomenon that may be important for future development.
Despite Härnösand’s position as a key gateway community to the Höga Kusten UNESCO World Heritage site, its full potential as a tourist destination has not been realized. This pre-study aims to identify the potential for further developing tourism in Härnösand and Höga Kusten in a manner that enhances the region’s overall sustainability.