Guest lecture: Cruise visits & Sustainable Heritage
- Date: –17:30
- Location: Campus Gotland B13
- Lecturer: Thorny Bardadottir, MA in Research Intensive Social Science, Researcher at Icelandic Tourism Research Center
- Organiser: Sustainable Heritage Research Forum
- Contact person: Joakim Andersson, Senior lecturer at Department of Art History, Conservation
A presentation on research and discussions about on-land service of cruise ships, the onshore tourism linked to the visits and passenger behavior while on-shore.
Thornys research interests are in the area of rural tourism both Nordic and arctic context.
Prior research projects have had various tourism related angles. Those include content analysis on how tourism an tourists are portrayed in the Icelandic media; pilot study on the role of the Icelandic Ring-Road in creation of destinations and the making of a market segmentation tool for the Icelandic tourism industry.