International Webinar - Embracing Dark Sky Tourism in Northern Periphery and Arctic Region

This Northern Periphery and Arctic Project GLOW2.0’s free webinar is aimed at tourism organisations, enterprises, and regional infrastructure providers (e.g., towns, cities, municipalities, national parks) interested in developing new or improving service offering for the dark times of the year, about responsible artificial lighting at night, and/or in networking with other NPA-area enterprises and organisations with similar interests.

Register Deadline
28.04.2024
Date
30.04.2024
Location
Online via Teams (registration required)
Organiser
NPA GLOW2.0 Project partners (ref: contact information page)

International Webinar - Embracing Dark Sky Tourism in Northern Periphery and Arctic Region

Date:  30.4.2024
Time: 12.30 – 13.30 (Finland, UTC+2)
Mode: Teams
Language of event: English

PROGRAMME:
Time zones: Finland; 12.30 - 13.30, Iceland; 9.30 - 10.30, Ireland; 10.30 - 11.30, Norway; 11.30 - 12.30.

  • Welcoming Speech, Dr. Tarja Kupiainen - Principal Lecturer, Karelia University of Applied Sciences.
  • Value in Dark Sky tourism – selling, niche marketing via real case development, Dr. Tony Johnston - Director of Research Development for the Faculty of Business and Hospitality, Technological University of the Shannon.
  • Animation - light pollution and responsible lighting for tourism, Outi Santaniemi - Project Specialist, Karelia UAS.
  • Economic impact of darkness as added value in tourism - A real case development, Duncan Wise - Visitor Development & Tourism Officer, Northumberland National Park Authority.
  • Significance of tourism networking & collaboration for regions - Case Wester Ross Scotland, Louise Pearson - Area officer, Wester Ross.
  • QA & Concluding event.

Event moderator: Niamh Considine - Marketing and Project Executive, WestBIC Ireland.

Registration link: NPA GLOW2.0 Webropol (contact: daisy.silvennoinen@karelia.fi)

International webinar

30.04.2024 Online via Teams (registration required)
Event

International Webinar - Embracing Dark Sky Tourism in Northern Periphery and Arctic Region

This Northern Periphery and Arctic Project GLOW2.0’s free webinar is aimed at tourism organisations, enterprises, and regional infrastructure providers (e.g., towns, cities, municipalities, national parks) interested in developing new or improving service offering for the dark times of the year, about responsible artificial lighting at night, and/or in networking with other NPA-area enterprises and organisations with similar interests.