Frétt frá Selasetri Íslands

Frétt frá Selasetri Íslands

Selasetur Íslands er stolt af tilefningu sinni til 'Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism' Evrópuverðlaunanna 2019. Verðlaunahafar verða kynntir á European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) verðlaunahátíðinni í Granada á Spáni þann 24. október 2019. Athöfnin fer fram á árlegri ráðstefnu ECTN sem fer fram í Granada þann 24.-26. október 2019 á Museo Memoria de Andalucía safninu. 

The Icelandic Seal Center (ISC) is an example of a community-academic partnership. Established in 2005 as a community-owned non-profit the ISC is a local initiative aimed at developing sustainable and responsible tourism for Húnaþing vestra, and it continues to help in regional development with wildlife tourism as a focus. Academic partnerships with the ISC include Hólar University, The Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, and Náttúrustofa Norðurlands vestra. Seal Travel, which is a non-profit tourism agency owned by the ISC helps to establish networks of tourism businesses in Húnaþing vestra and other regional partnerships for tourism development. The ISC has an integral role in nurturing the local identity and distinctiveness of a community, strengthening sustainable rural tourism development, and empowering people at the local level to develop policies for the protection of natural and cultural resources.
(Sponsoring organizations in photo)

Mynd frá Selasetur Íslands.
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