13.október – Brake out session – Arctic Circle

TÍMI: 13.okt kl 13:00-14:00  2017
STAÐUR: Harpa, Reykjavík

Break-out session organized by Festa and Icelandic Tourism cluster at the Arctic Circle

In this breakout session we want to explore possibilities of cooperation between the countries in the arctic on common set of principles for corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Doing so we like to build on the current development of global standards for sustainable tourism, as well as the local challenges of arctic regions. „Responsible Tourism“ is an initiative launched this year to create a dialogue among stakeholders on sustainability and responsibility in tourism.

When:           13. October 2017 at 13:00 -14:00 PM
Where:          Harpa
For whom:    All participants in the Arctic Circle interested in sustainable tourism


What can we learn from the Icelandic Responsible Tourism initiative?
Ketill Berg Magnússon, Managing Director of Festa – Icelandic Center for CSR
Touching the untouched with respect
Sigurður Jónsson, owner Aurora-Arktika expedition sailboats – Ísafjörður, Iceland
Global standards for Sustainable Tourism
Dr. Kelly S. Bricker, Vice-Chair of GSTC and Associate Professor at the University of Utah in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
The Value of Sustainable Tourism in the Arctic
Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir, CEO of Iceland Tourism Cluster