International Teaching and Expertise Week of Tourism
24–26 April 2018
“Analyzing the present, forecasting the future: Trends and predictions of International Tourism”
International tourism is one of the world's fastest-growing and fastest-changing industries. Global-level challenges in political instability, economy, safety, responsibility together with environmental issues have their immediate impact on tourism, requiring a proactive and an innovative mindset and ability to forecast the future. Contemporary trends with changed consumer behavior and new business models form completely different scenarios for tourism today – what’s the next chapter in this fascinating story?
Registration has ended. All the accepted participants will be informed about the practicalities.
Programme and Registration
Registration has ended.
The final, detailed programme will be published later.
Social Programme (details later)
Enrich your stay in Satakunta and our new campus by participating in the interesting evening programme, free for registered participants of International Week. We are updating the programme during the registration period, and participants will receive a questionnaire about evening programme registration.
Tuesday 24 Apr: Bus excursion to Unesco’s World Heritage site Old Rauma, located in 52 km from Pori. Guided walking tour through lovely old Nordic wooden town, reception of Rauma City Tourism Management and dinner in restaurant Wanhan Rauman Kellari. More information:
Wednesday 25 Apr: Bus excursion to Reposaari island, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Pori, located 30 km southwest from the city. The island is connected with mainland by highway and railroad bridges, and is defined as a "Nationally Important Built Cultural Environment" by the Finnish National Board of Antiquities.
Dinner at Merry Monk Gastropub.
Thursday 26 Apr: Farewell dinner at Yyteri Hotel & Spa, located in a unique setting at one of the longest beaches in Finland and Scandinavia. Beautiful landscapes for windsurfers, cross-country walkers, birdwatchers and golfers.
Participants will cover their own expenses for travel and accommodation costs. During the Teaching and Expertise days (24.-26. Apr) Satakunta UAS invites participants for lunch and dinner, and offers coffee/tea during the days).
Contact the Erasmus coordinator of your institution to find out the possibility to use Staff Mobility for Teaching.