Final Report. Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism.
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Sustainable Model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART)
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he purpose of the Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART) – project was to assist the arctic tourism sector, mainly local small- to medium-sized tourism businesses (SMEs) and other local stakeholders to develop positive economic, social and environmental benefits from tourism based on the cultural and natural environment of the North. The project’s goal was to create resources, tools and incentives that can be used by northern and arctic tourism SMEs and other local players in tourism development as well as to create professional training to assist the tourism sector in their respective area. During the SMART -project, six basic principles for sustainable arctic tourism were created from existing principles and other sources of information. Based on the principles, a Trainer’s manual containing six training modules of sustainable tourism were created for the tourism companies. Interviews were made within the project’s pilot tourism companies and good business practises co.....
PublisherState Provincial Office of Lapland and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)8.2
Spatial CoverageArctic Region
CitationVaarala, M. (2006) Final report. Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism. Rovaniemi, Finland, State Provincial Office of Lapland and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, 43pp. DOI:
- Arctic Practices