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How to get tourism business to Greenland

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?
Woman relaxing in the bubble bath in the indoor swimming pool Malik in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Wellness Tourism

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?
A passenger boat in the sunset near the icebergs of Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

How to use UNESCO sites in storytelling for tourism

Partnerships are extremely important when creating tourism value through UNESCO sites. Making sure that the narrative comes from local voices with ownership and pride.

Is your customer service good enough?

7 tips to turn your guest experience from good to great
Boarding an Air Greenland flight at Kangerlussuaq International Airport. By Petter Cohen, Xtravel

New From Air Greenland: See a lot in a short time

Read here how the Arctic Highlights round tour is a fabulous answer to questions you never knew you had
Hiker on top of Nasaasaaq - Arctic Circle Trail option. Photo by Lisa Germany

19 tourism trends for 2019

If you’re working with tourism in Greenland, it’s worth knowing the points which will come to shape 2019 and beyond.
A Chinese traveler looking back at a following dog sled near Ilulissat in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

FastTrack Visa Application for Chinese Citizens

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.
Maliina Abelsen and Julia Pars. Photo by Filip Gielda - Visit Greenland

Towards More Tourism: Network, Inspiration and 11 Recommendations

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.
Canadian social media influencer Siya Zarrabi taking photos in seal skin clothes near Ilulissat in Greenland

Why it is important to work with different media

And what you can expect from a media FAM trip
An ice cruise in front of MS Fram in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Cruise Season is approaching - Are We Ready?

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.

Why overweight luggage is an issue when flying in Greenland

We hear from Air Greenland about why their baggage limits seem so strict

Why it's worth getting to know Julia, Visit Greenland’s new Director

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.

Tips From The Industry

Find Inspiration From Your Fellow Operators

Future Faces of Greenland’s Tourism Industry

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.
Traveler writes in his adventure log from the comfort of his bed at Inuk Hostels in Nuuk overlooking Nuuk Fjord and Sermitsiaq mountain. By Raven Eye Photography

Email: The Rule of Twos

Two minutes & two hours & two days. These are a few key deadlines when it comes to answering emails. How fast are you?
A view over parts of Igaliku on a summer day in South Greenland. Photo by David Trood 2

Hurry Up and Come to Greenland – But Stay Here Slowly

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”
Two hikers on a slope of summer snow ascending Ukkusissaq - Store Malene outside Nuuk in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Importance of Online Reputation Management and TripAdvisor

Tourists use digital platforms and social media channels in various phases of their travel experiences
Young guests at Eqi Glacier Lodge in North Greenland. By Mads Pihl

10 forgotten facts and missed USP's about Greenland

This article focuses on useful selling points and product opportunities regarding forgotten facts and missed useful selling points regarding tourism in Greenland.
Souvenir shopping at the Destination East Greenland office in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Be Sustainable - Buy Local

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

How Travel in Greenland is Unique

If you have not been to Greenland, you have not seen it all.
Food roasting over a fire in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

4 Things to tell Your Guests about Food in Greenland

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!

How Game of Thrones’ star trekked Greenland to another level with Google Street View

Via a collaboration with Google, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau and Greenlandic stakeholders created valuable publicity for Greenland.
A photographer shooting flowers and plants by the Knud Rasmussen Glacier in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Use our photos for free – but don’t forget the photographer!

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.
Language - A Greenland Travel hiking guide and a local camp manager from East Greenland discussing the pronounciation of East Greenlandic words

The adventure guide education on Campus Kujalleq

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.
Canadian social media influencer Siya Zarrabi taking photos in seal skin clothes near Ilulissat in Greenland

How to Manage your Online Reputation

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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International Hotel Classification in Greenland

As of January 1st. 2016, hotels in Greenland will be a part of the joint European project, Hotel Stars Union.

Improved version of VG's tourism statistics website

The website tourismstat.gl was further developed with new data

Julia Pars will be the new Director at Visit Greenland

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.
Two kayaks paddling near an iceberg in the Disko Bay in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Responsible tourism rising in Greenland

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.
Fantasy-like iceberg in Greenland, by Magnus Elander

Find out how to access Visit Greenland's photo database

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.
Tiny houses and MS Fram in Upernavik in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Port readiness - An Easy and Manageable Preparation for the Cruise Season

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.
A dog musher preparing his sled dogs for a trip in Ilulissat in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

A Quality Label Scheme for the Tourism Industry in Greenland

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.
Looking towards Kangerlussuaq on an Air Zafari flightseeing trip in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Q & A’s about President Trump's Statement

How have the Greenlandic People reacted to the news from the President of the USA wanting to buy Greenland?