IPTRN members are actively involved in cutting-edge research on polar tourism. Below are a selection of publications written by IPTRN members.
Six conferences have already been held, usually involving community workshops where participants’ insights are brought to bear on local tourism issues. Each conference has an academic publication associated with it. The first six conferences were and publications were:
2018: 6th IPTRN conference and community tour - Whitehorse/Dawson City, Canada
Publication: Forthcoming edition of Journal of Tourism Futures
2016: 5th IPTRN conference and community workshop - Akureyri/Raufarhöfn, Iceland
Publication: Special Issue of Resources
2014: 4th IPTRN conference – Christchurch/Akaroa, New Zealand
Publication: Special Issue of The Polar Journal
2012: 3rd IPTRN conference and community workshop - Nain, Canada
2010: 2nd IPTRN conference - Abisko, Sweden
Publication: New Issues in Polar Tourism
2008: 1st IPTRN conference and community workshop - Montreal/Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
Publication: Polar Tourism: A Tool for Regional Development
Stewart, E. J., Liggett, D., & Dawson, J. (2017). The evolution of polar tourism scholarship: research themes, networks and agendas. Polar Geography, 40(1), 59-84.
de la Barre, S., Maher, P., Dawson, J., Hillmer-Pegram, K., Huijbens, E., Lamers, M., Liggett, D., Muller, D., Pashkevich, A., & Stewart, E. (2016). Tourism and Arctic Observation Systems: exploring the relationships. Polar Research, 35(1), 24980.
Maher, P.T., Gelter, H., Hillmer-Pegram, K., Hovgaard, G., Hull, J., Jóhannesson, G.T., Karlsdóttir , A., Rantala, O., & Pashkevich, A. (2014). Arctic Tourism: Realities and Possibilities. 2014 Arctic Yearbook, 290-306.