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About Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu (FAS)

2021-12-02T13:54:53+00:00

About Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu (FAS): FAS is an upper-secondary school with about 240 students. The school is located on the south-east coast of Iceland. The school is in the fishing village Höfn in Hornafjörður that has a population close to 1800. Höfn is about 450 km away from the capital, Reykjavík. The village is geographically rather isolated, the next urban area to the east (Djúpivogur) is 100 km away and the closest one to the west (Kirkjubæjarklaustur) is 200 km away. The municipality of Hornafjörður reaches over a long and narrow habitable line between the Atlantic Ocean in the south and [...]

About Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu (FAS)2021-12-02T13:54:53+00:00

The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR)

2021-12-02T12:55:50+00:00

The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR) is based at the foot of the highest mountain in the UK. It is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, which has campuses all over the North of Scotland. We are at the West Highland College campus in Fort William. CRTR is involved in numerous projects working with a full range of topics- including scientific tourism, stories and heritage, tourism crisis recovery, ethical tourism, well-being and slow tourism. These projects have shared goals, of working with local SMEs, communities and other stakeholders to enable them to diversify their business or [...]

The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR)2021-12-02T12:55:50+00:00

Wave of the future – ‘Water Wellness’ in Scotland

2021-12-02T12:55:51+00:00

Wave of the future – ‘Water Wellness’ in Scotland Scotland could be set to ride the wave of a growing wellness trend, according to VisitScotland. Water Wellness, also known as Blue Mind*, is linked to the positive influence water can have on our physical and mental health; the feeling of calm or peacefulness that is sparked when in or near water. The national tourism organisation believes that due to its many lochs, rivers, canals and coastlines, Scotland is ideally placed to become one of the hottest destinations to embrace this movement. New YouGov** research commissioned by VisitScotland, as part of the [...]

Wave of the future – ‘Water Wellness’ in Scotland2021-12-02T12:55:51+00:00

New Research: What Will the Future of Wellness Tourism Look Like?

2021-12-02T11:57:54+00:00

Wellness Tourism Initiative: New Research: What Will the Future of Wellness Tourism Look Like? https://youtube.com/watch?v=14uNk0cuHwU&wmode=transparent&autoplay=0 Katherine Droga, founder Droga & Co, Adam Glickman, principal of Parallax Wellness + Hospitality, and the Wellness Tourism Initiative prepared an hour of insights and inspiration. During this Zoom call the team shared actionable results from their not yet released, global survey, which took the temperature of over 2,000 travelers in May and June. They highlighted learnings on how guest preferences changed post virus, how customers prioritize different wellness experiences and insights into consumer’s willingness to pay for wellness. Together we then explored topics related [...]

New Research: What Will the Future of Wellness Tourism Look Like?2021-12-02T11:57:54+00:00

Good Practice – the SoVe (Sovittelu Verkossa) Project

2021-12-03T12:55:55+00:00

Good Practice – the SoVe (Sovittelu Verkossa) Project – Finland The changing nature of everyday life under the COVID-19 pandemic has also meant a change in the nature of conflict and the ways to mediate them. To provide widespread access to mediation at a low starting point was already a clear need before the pandemic struck. Now the need has just increased for these services to be more accessible online to populations across a territory. The Finnish Forum for Mediation’s (https://sovittelu.com/in-english/) SoVe Project aimed at addressing that need for accessible conflict mediation by providing conceivably all people living in Finland a [...]

Good Practice – the SoVe (Sovittelu Verkossa) Project2021-12-03T12:55:55+00:00

Failte Ireland Supports the Potential of Wellbeing Tourism

2021-11-21T17:55:19+00:00

Failte Ireland Supports the Potential of Wellbeing Tourism Holidays once meant excesses of food, drink and sleep, but more and more people want experiences that deliver on physical, emotional and spiritual levels. Wellness holidays are no longer reserved for spa breaks but have expanded to include everything from walking and yoga to extreme fitness boot camps, hot springs, skiing, cycling, cooking classes, and personal discovery. Wellness tourism is now worth an estimated €600bn globally, growing twice as fast as general tourism. The wellness economy is alive and kicking in Ireland too. According to a recent report by research firm Euromonitor, it [...]

Failte Ireland Supports the Potential of Wellbeing Tourism2021-11-21T17:55:19+00:00

Ireland Is Famous for Its Wellbeing Nutrition and Food Experiences

2021-11-21T17:55:22+00:00

Ireland Is Famous for Its Wellbeing Nutrition and Food Experiences In this article we talk about how Ireland incorporates wellbeing tourism through its unique wellbeing food and nutrition resources. Some examples are provide but a more conclusive report is provided in the DETOUR Regional Audit of Ireland. You will gain a deeper understanding and awareness from an Irish perspective of how to incorporate food and nutrition as a high yield and fantastic tourism wellbeing experience opportunity. In the same section you will see a similar Audit for Iceland, Azores, Slovenia and Scotland Global Wellness Institute (GWI) examined 10 sectors with the [...]

Ireland Is Famous for Its Wellbeing Nutrition and Food Experiences2021-11-21T17:55:22+00:00

Ireland Has Its Own Natural Unique Wellbeing Experiences

2021-11-21T17:55:34+00:00

Ireland Has Its Own Natural Unique Wellbeing Experiences In this article we talk about how Ireland incorporates wellbeing tourism through its unique wellbeing resources. Some examples are provide but a more conclusive report is provided in the DETOUR Regional Audit of Ireland to provide a deeper understanding and awareness from an Irish perspective. In the same section you will see a similar Audit for Iceland, Azores, Slovenia and Scotland Ireland combines its pampering with the nourishment of the island’s natural resources, such as mineral-rich seaweeds, with cutting-edge treatments from around the world. Seaweed is renowned for its therapeutic qualities; marine cure [...]

Ireland Has Its Own Natural Unique Wellbeing Experiences2021-11-21T17:55:34+00:00

eucen

2021-11-10T14:05:30+00:00

eucen is the largest multidisciplinary association of University Continuing Education and University Lifelong Learning institutions in Europe. It was founded in 1991 in Belgium, and has more than 150 members from 34 countries including 18 National/Regional Networks for University Lifelong Learning. The main mission of eucen is to promote Lifelong Learning within Higher Education Institutions in Europe and elsewhere; and to foster universities’ influence in the development of Lifelong Learning knowledge and policies throughout Europe. To fulfil this mission, eucen undertakes a number of processes, such as initiating and leading dialogue for innovation at European level; contributing to European Policy Development; [...]

eucen2021-11-10T14:05:30+00:00

Newsletter 4

2021-10-27T12:57:29+00:00

Download “Newsletter 4” YDSI-newsletter-4.pdf – Downloaded 5 times – 6 MB The post Newsletter 4 appeared first on YSDI.

Newsletter 42021-10-27T12:57:29+00:00
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