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The Future of Winter Tourism 2017 Program

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The Future of Winter Tourism 2017, Rovaniemi, Finland - Programme*

Mon 3, April 2017, Venue: Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara (Juhannuskalliontie)

Registration office is opened at 10 am

12.00 -12.10 Opening address: Markku Vieru, University of Lapland

12.10 -12.20 Welcoming words: Rector Mauri Ylä-Kotola, University of Lapland

12.20 -12.30 Greetings on the behalf of Ministry: Head of Tourism Policy Nina Vesterinen, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

12.30 -13.10 Keynote speech (Chair: Markku Vieru)

“Adapting to climate change in winter tourism: Part of the climate solution as well as the climate problem?”

Carlo Aall, Western Norway Research Institute, Sogndal, Norway

13:10 - 13.30 Break

13:30 -15.30 Session 1: Sustainability strategies in snow-based tourism (Chair: Carlo Aall)

1.       SWOT analysis of winter travelling in the Alps: A Delphi Approach for 2030”

Bayer Jannes, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria

Siller Hubert, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria

Fehringer Astrid, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria

Discussant: Steiger Robert, University of Innsbruck, Austria

2.       “Arctic charity tourism”

Mishina Daria, Webster University, Austria

Discussant: Pons Marc, Sustainability Observatory of Andorra, Andorra

3.        Future of winter tourism in Turkey: Destination strategies for the Erzurum-Erzincan-Kars Winter Tourism Corridor (WTC)”

Cetin Gurel, Istanbul University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

Demiroglu O. Cenk, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

Discussant: de Jong Carmen, University of Strasbourg, France

15:30 -15:50 Break

15:50 -17:50 Session 2: Shaping winter destinations (Chair: Antti Honkanen)

1.       “Skiing unlimited? Acceptance of resort extension by skiers in Tyrol/Austria”

Proebstl-Haider Ulrike, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

Mostegl Nina, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

Haider Wolfgang, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Discussant: Vieru Markku, University of Lapland

2.       Roles of internal stakeholders in development of a destination brand identity- case Levi ski resort”

Komppula Raija, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Pahkamaa Päivi, University of Lapland, Finland

Saraniemi Saila, University of Oulu, Finland

Discussant: Cetin Gurel, Istanbul University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

3.       ”Shaping the future of winter tourism in rural Austria. Experiences from an applied research project”

Abegg Bruno, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Steiger Robert, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Discussant: Heikkinen Vesa, University of Haaga-Helia Applied Sciences, Finland


 

 

Tue 4, April 2017, Venue: University of Lapland, Main Campus, Yliopistonkatu 8, ROOM: LS 3

(Bus from Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara to University of Lapland leaves at 08:30 )

09:00 - 09:40    Keynote speech (Chair: Antti Honkanen)

Does climate change risk represent a ‘Yard Sale’ for the ski industry?”

Daniel Scott, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

09:40 - 10:00    Break

10:00 - 12:00    Session 3: Climate change impacts on winter tourism (Chair: Daniel Scott)

1.       “The transformative capacity of Norwegian ski resorts in the face of climate change”

Dannevig Halvor, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

Gildestad Ida Marie, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

Aall Carlo, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

Steiger Robert, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Scott Daniel, University of Waterloo, Canada

Discussant: Tervo-Kankare Kaarina, University of Oulu, Finland

2.       Environmental impacts of winter sport resorts: Where do we go from now?”

de Jong Carmen, University of Strasbourg, France

Discussant: Abegg Bruno, University of Innsbruck, Austria

3.       “International tourism demand to Finnish Lapland in the early winter season”

Vieru Markku, University of Lapland, Finland

Falk Martin, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Austria

Discussant: Demiroglu O. Cenk, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

12:00 - 12:50    Lunch

12:50 - 13:30    Keynote speech (Chair: Markku Vieru)

Reducing seasonality in Finnish Lapland – mission impossible?”

Antti Honkanen, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland

13:30 - 13:50    Break

13:50 - 15:50    Session 4: Climate change affecting on ski visitors (Chair: Martin Falk)

1.       “Future tourism related climate of ski resorts in Northern Finland”

Demiroglu O. Cenk, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

Collu Kamil, Bogazici University, Turkey

Turp M. Tufan, Bogazici University, Turkey

An Nazan, Bogazici University, Turkey

Kurnaz M. Levent, Bogazici University, Turkey

Discussant: Falk Martin, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Austria

2.       Searching for arctic premium and luxurious lifestyle - Interpretations of the Lappish lifestyle brand and transmodern tourists”

Heikkinen Vesa, University of Haaga-Helia Applied Sciences, Finland

Discussant: Gildestad Ida Marie, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

3.       “Climate change impacts on skier behavior and spatial distribution of skiers in Austria”

Pons Marc, Sustainability Observatory of Andorra & Andorra Research Institute, Andorra

Posch Eva, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Steiger Robert, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Vilella Marc, Sustainability Observatory of Andorra, Andorra

Discussant: Scott Daniel, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

(Bus from University of Lapland to Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara leaves at 16:10 )

19:00 - Dinner at Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara, Juhannuskalliontie, Rovaniemi

Welcoming words offered by the City of Rovaniemi

 

Wed 5, April 2017 Venue: Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara, Juhannuskalliontie, Rovaniemi

08:30 - 11:00    Outdoor activities/skiing

11:00 - 11:50    Lunch

11:50 - 12:20    Keynote speech (Chair: Markku Vieru)

"How researchers can contribute the tourism industry - a northern perspective"

Ari Vuorentausta, Lapland Hotels, Finland

12:20 - 12:40    Break

12:40 - 14:40    Session 5: Visitors’ behavior (Chair: Raija Komppula)

1.       “Entrepreneurship in nature-based winter tourism under changing climate”

Tervo-Kankare Kaarina, University of Oulu, Finland

Discussant: Mostegl Nina, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

2.       “Factors affecting cancellation behaviour: Is this prompted by a typical guest or specific weather condition?”

Falk Martin, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Austria

Vieru Markku, University of Lapland, Finland

Discussant: Komppula Raija, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

3.        Santa Claus Destinations: Nordic stage versus Anatolian heritage”

Demiroglu O. Cenk, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey & Bogazici University, Turkey

Discussant: Bayer Jannes, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria

14:40 - 15:00    Break

15:00 - 16:00    Debate with keynote speakers and participants (Chair: Markku Vieru)

Carlo Aall, Western Norway Research Institute, Norway

Daniel Scott, University of Waterloo, Canada

Antti Honkanen, University of Lapland, Finland

Ari Vuorentausta, Lapland Hotels, Finland

16:00 - 16:10  Best paper award

Daniel Scott, University of Waterloo, Canada

16:10 - 16:30 Closing address

Markku Vieru, University of Lapland, Finland

Martin Falk, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Austria

 

*The organizers reverse full right to modify the programme at any time. Any liability resulting from programme changes be it direct or indirect, material or immaterial, are hereby excluded. By attending the workshop, this disclaimer is accepted without any restrictions.


 

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