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World Tourism Day: Tourism and Green Investment

Tourism Exhibition in the lobby starting at 11.
  • Seminar
  • Celebration
  • Economy and society
  • Environment and natural resources
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Event location:
Joensuu campus, Aurora building, entrance B, room AU100
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Yliopistokatu 2
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Join the UEF Tourism Marketing and Management master's degree programme students and staff on 27 September as we commemorate World Tourism Day in collaboration with the Finnish Society for Tourism Research!

This year, we're diving deep into the theme of 'Tourism and Green Investment'. Discover how sustainable initiatives are shaping the future of travel, learn from top experts in the field, and be inspired by the harmonious blend of tourism and environmental stewardship.

At Joensuu campus, visit Aurora-building, entrance B, starting at 11 am, to discover the Tourism Exhibition with current topics in tourism research. In the afternoon, 'World tourism day celebration across universities' -seminar will start at 3pm at auditorium AU100.

You can join the seminar also via Teams.

Come celebrate the beauty of our planet, the wonders of travel, and the promise of a greener tomorrow!


11-13.30 UEF Tourism Exhibition at Aurora

15.00-16.30 World tourism day celebration across universities, room AU100

15.00-15.10 Welcome to World Tourism Day, Juho Pesonen

15.10-15.50 Tourism Education Possibilities in Finland

- Juho Pesonen, University of Eastern Finland

- Risto Karmavuo, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

- Susanna Nuijamaa, Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences

- Minni Haanpää, University of Lapland

- Susanna Saari, Turku University of Applied Sciences

15.50-16.10 Keynote: Henna Konu – Transformative nature tourism experiences

16.10-16.30 Keynote: Juho Pesonen – Making investments count for international tourists

16.30 Thank you for attending