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UA: Yukon Territory Winter Tourism Field School – February 25 – March 3, 2018

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201711 Views

September 12, 2017

The school is hosted by Vancouver Island University, the member of the Thematic Network on Northern Tourism. Limited spots available, registration is open until October 15, 2017.

This experiential learning opportunity will include lectures, seminars, and guest speakers, and will investigate issues and opportunities through themes such as tourism and climate change, northern cultures, winter tour operators and tourism entrepreneurship, winter tourism development, planning and strategies. Learners will also participate in signature Yukon visitor experiences including dog sledding, aurora viewing, natural hot springs, and more. Fees include experiential activities, 6 nights’ accommodations, and much more.

Field School Facilitator:
Dr. Suzanne de la Barre teaches Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Recreation and Tourism program, as well as the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management. Suzanne is an international Arctic tourism scholar with over 20 years of research and applied experience: http://wordpress.viu.ca/sdelabarre/

Credit options: undergraduate and graduate level credit options available, non-credit participation is welcome.

Cost: Approx. $1850 CDN (to be confirmed). $100 deposit required to hold your spot.

Registration deadline: October 15, 2017.

For more information about the tour or to indicate your interest, please contact Suzanne: Suzanne.delabarre@viu.ca

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