news & events

 

A snapshot of our project, including reports from events, and latest news highlights are detailed below.  If you would like more details about anything you see here, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss our work in more detail.

In search of the slow adventurer – Icelandic Tourism Research Centre

The ITRC has been since 2015 involved in surveying Iceland’s inbound tourism source markets and in April 2016 a pilot study was performed in the UK and Germany. Using the resulti…

Slow Adventure Scoops Awards at VisitScotland Expo

The ‘Slow Adventure in Northern Territories’ (SAINT) project took slow adventure to VisitScotland’s Expo at the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow last week to promote new…

A feast of slow adventures as three Celtic nations gather on the West Coast of Scotland

A transnational gathering took place in February to try out new slow adventures currently developing on the West coast of Scotland. The team at the University of the Highlands and …

SAINT partners to work together on developing adventure tourism business skills

  The University of Iceland, Naturpolis and University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are three SAINT partners collaborating in a new trans-national Erasmus strategic p…

Transnational Meeting in Fjällnäs, Sweden

At the end of March ETOUR had the great pleasure to welcome SAINT Project Partners to Fjällnäs, Sweden, for the 5th transnational SAINT meeting. During the two days there were pr…

Tourism partnership takes the Cool Route to Derry

A number of special meetings took place in Derry this Autumn bringing together project partners from across the globe involved in the promotion of Slow Adventure experiences, throu…

Digital Tourism at the heart of trans-national meeting in Finland

The SAINT trans-national team recently met in Kuusamo, in northern Finland to focus on ‘Tourism Technologies’ as part of the project's wider aim to extend the marketing reach…

Slow Adventure hits the Huffington Post headlines

"Think 'rough luxury', rather than paved roads and services everywhere. The luxury arises from intimacy with nature, an experience few urban people have, in a remote and extremely …

SAINT Project launch in Scotland

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) would like to invite all Highlands and Islands businesses that are currently involved, or would like to get involved, in developin…

Cool Route project partnership

We are very excited to be working in collaboration with this fantastic project as it shares many common aims with our SAINT project. Cruising Oceans on Latitudes above 51 Degree…

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