Webinars

Webinar 5 - Christmas Greetings

This is the fifth webinar of the project "Animals and Responsible Tourism". In the webinar Tarja and Mikko tell about the last updates of the first phase of the project (work package 1, certifications), which is coming to an end. Then, Minni and Tarja offer an overview of the work ahead in the second phase of the project (work package 2), which will focus on consumer values in relation to the use of animals in tourism.

In January 19, 2017, the results of work package 1 will be presented in the Matkatieto seminar in the Nordic Travel Fair in Helsinki. The webinar was broadcasted from the Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI), University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland on December 15, 2016.

Next webinar will be on January 13, 2017 at 1pm (EET)!

 


Webinar 4 - The value of animal welfare tourism certifications

This is the fourth webinar of the project "Animals and Responsible Tourism". In the webinar Tarja and Mikko talk about the value of animal welfare certifications for animals, tourism companies and tourists. The webinar is based on preliminary results from a series of interviews conducted with representatives of certified tourism companies. The webinar was broadcasted from the banks of the frozen Kemijoki river  in the city of Rovaniemi, Finland on November 30, 2016.

Next webinar will be on December 15, 2016 at 1pm (EET)!

 

 


Webinar 3 - latest happenings in the world, Lapland and the project

This is the third webinar of the project "Animals and Responsible Tourism". In the webinar JC, Tarja and Mikko talk about some recent developments in tourism industry at the global and local level. TripAdvisor stopping selling tickets to controversial animal attractions, Alitrip announcing the arrivals of thousands of Chinese visitors to Finnish Lapland and the growing awareness of animal welfare among Chinese consumers. They also offer an overview of the work done so far in the project (company visits, workshop and participation in the Lapland Tourism Parliament) as well as the project work to be done in the upcoming weeks (interviews with animal welfare certified tourism companies). The webinar was broadcasted from the Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI), University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland on October 31, 2016.

Next webinar will be on November 30, 2016 at 1pm (EET)!

 


Webinar 2 - Greetings and project updates from Levi, Finland!

In Webinar 2 broadcasted from the premises of Hotel Levi Panorama on October 4, 2016, Tarja and Mikko share some updates on the recent work done in the project (work package 1) and the activities plan for the upcoming weeks. Next webinar will be on October 31, 2006 at 1pm!

 


Webinar 1 - First glance on animal welfare certifications

In Webinar 1 broadcasted on September 2, 2016, Tarja and Mikko talk about their work in the project and the first steps taken in work package 1 which focus on the examination of quality certifications and standards including animal welfare criteria.