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What comes to mind when you hear the phrase ‘wellness tourism’? A group of young women meditating on a beach? Someone receiving a calming massage in a luxury spa setting?
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If you’re working with tourism in Greenland, it’s worth knowing the points which will come to shape 2019 and beyond.
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Local guides play an important role in keeping tourism sustainable. Read here about a few of Greenland’s newest, and upcoming, local guides that you might work with one day.
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The sustainable tourism in Greenland is buying local services and goods. Read this article where we tell you how to find a full list of Greenlandic tour providers so you can work directly with the locals
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Sustainable tourism is “Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities.” UNWTO, World Tourism Organisation. Sustainable and responsible tourism in Greenland is on the rise. Read more about the 13 tourism providers or operators who are doing some great work.
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The Port Readiness Program has been compiled to inform cruise destinations about the opportunities for local revenue, higher employment and planning of tours in relation to the development of the industry.
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We hear a lot about ‘guidelines’ in relation to Arctic tourism, and it can be difficult to stay on top of what each of them mean, where they are implemented and how they affect you as a member of the tourism industry.
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Tourism is growing and this growth is expected to continue with the new airports. Both the industry and Visit Greenland want this growth to be based on quality in the experiences and products that Greenland offers.
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COVID-19 has damaged the tourism industry, and the prospects for the cruise tourism season in 2020 are particularly unsure.
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how do you implement more sustainability into your business in practice?
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Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, is on its way to being the first capital city in the world to be certified under the EarthCheck Destination Standard.
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“I am proud to have put responsible tourism with a focus on sustainability on the agenda.” On the 26th of February, Julia Pars will have her last day at the office in Nuuk.
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One of the most important things in times of crisis is to understand the impact that it has on people's behaviour. When tourism starts again, it will not be the same as it was before.