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You have a tourist product that you think could be a winner, and you want to get it out there to as many potential clients as possible. But how do clients actually find and book your product?
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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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Partnerships are extremely important when creating tourism value through UNESCO sites. Making sure that the narrative comes from local voices with ownership and pride.
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7 tips to turn your guest experience from good to great
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Read here how the Arctic Highlights round tour is a fabulous answer to questions you never knew you had
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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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The Danish Immigration Service and the Danish Embassy in Beijing has opened up a fasttrack visa application for Chinese citizens who want to visit Greenland. Where it usually takes 2-3 weeks to get a visa to visit Denmark, including Greenland and Schengen countries, through this method it will only take three days.
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The tourism industry met in Nuuk from the 5th to the 8th of December at the Towards More Tourism conference and the results are clear. New network, knowledge sharing and the formulation of 11 recommendations for the politicians have been the biggest output for the participants.
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And what you can expect from a media FAM trip
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The cruise season is approaching, and at Visit Greenland we hope that you are all ready to make the cruise tourists feel welcome upon arrival and happy and content when they are ready to leave.
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We hear from Air Greenland about why their baggage limits seem so strict
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Julia Pars has great visions for lifting up the Greenland tourism industry as a diverse yet cohesive entity. Read here about what this means for your important role as a local or international stakeholder.
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Find Inspiration From Your Fellow Operators
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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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Two minutes & two hours & two days. These are a few key deadlines when it comes to answering emails. How fast are you?
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In continuation of a previous article 'Greenland as a slow adventure destination', Visit Greenland now picks up the thread to provide additional information and knowledge about the concept of ”slow tourism”
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Tourists use digital platforms and social media channels in various phases of their travel experiences
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This article focuses on useful selling points and product opportunities regarding forgotten facts and missed useful selling points regarding tourism in Greenland.
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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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If you have not been to Greenland, you have not seen it all. How travel in Greenland is unique - Read these insider tips and tidbits when preparing your guests for the unique travelling ways of Greenland.
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Here are a few tips and tidbits, in no particular order, that might come in handy when preparing your guests for their trip of a lifetime!
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Via a collaboration with Google, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau and Greenlandic stakeholders created valuable publicity for Greenland.
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Visit Greenland appreciates that the photo database Libris is used so often by stakeholders that download photos and use them to promote Greenland and other media products. Use our photos of Greenland from our Photo Database for free - but don't forget to credit the photographer. Read more about correct creditation here.
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A new adventure guide education has seen the light of day. It is an education that aligns with the overall Visit Greenland strategy of developing the tourism trade based on Greenland as a distinct adventure destination.
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Your company is being talked about whether you like it or not. It’s up to you to be part of the conversation.
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As of January 1st. 2016, hotels in Greenland will be a part of the joint European project, Hotel Stars Union.
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The website tourismstat.gl was further developed with new data. Visit Greenland's new and improved tourism statistics website gives an insight in the rising tourism industry in Greenland and much more. Read more here.
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Tourism is growing in Greenland, which means new and exciting challenges for the industry. It is therefore with great pleasure that we welcome Julia Pars to lead the Visit Greenland team in the coming years.
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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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In order to streamline your photos.visitgreenland.com user experience as much as possible we recommend that you create a personal user account for Libris.
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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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How have the Greenlandic People reacted to the news from the President of the USA wanting to buy Greenland?
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Learn how to get the best out of Visit Greenland’s brand new corporate site
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Did you know that you have access to thousands of beautiful pictures from Greenland that you can use in your marketing? However, there are some things to keep in mind when you want to download from our media database.
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As Greenland opens up for post-COVID travel, the industry is now working to reshift its way of thinking in order to deal with the tourism halt - despite the strict entry requirements enforced by the government.
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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.
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Visit Greenland has made the ‘big league’! Their locally-produced video, ‘Future of Travel in Greenland’, which is about COVID-19 and their staycation campaign, Nunarput Nuan, has been nominated for a Webby, the Oscars of the internet.
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Kangiata Illorsua - the Icefjord Centre in Ilulissat - will soon welcome visitors inside. This new visitor centre will attract more tourists to the area.
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Here is a helpful video series about how you can make the most of tourismstat.gl, our tourism statistics portal of Greenland.