Reports & papers


Rantala, O., Barre, S. D. L., Granås, B., Jóhannesson, G. Þ., Müller, D. K., Saarinen, J., … & Niskala, M. (2019). Arctic tourism in times of change: Seasonality. Nordic Council of Ministers.

Müller, D. K., Carson, D. A., de la Barre, S., Granås, B., Jóhannesson, G. T., Øyen, G., … & Welling, J. (2020). Arctic Tourism in Times of Change:: Dimensions of Urban Tourism.


Relevant literature: Overtourism

Jóhannesson, G. T., & Lund, K. A. (2019). Beyond overtourism: studying the entanglements of society and tourism in Iceland. Overtourism: Excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism, 91-106.

Lundmark, L., Müller, D. K., & Bohn, D. (2020). Arctification and the paradox of overtourism in sparsely populated areas. In Dipping in to the North (pp. 349-371). Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.

Ólafsdóttir, R., Tuulentie, S., Hovgaard, G., Zinglersen, K. B., Svartá, M., Poulsen, H. H., & Søndergaard, M. (2020). The contradictory role of tourism in the northern peripheries: overcrowding, overtourism and the importance of tourism for rural development. In Sharing Knowledge for Land Use Management. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sæþórsdóttir, A. D., Hall, C. M., & Wendt, M. (2020). From boiling to frozen? The rise and fall of international tourism to Iceland in the era of overtourism. Environments, 7(8), 59.

Sæþórsdóttir, A. D., Hall, C. M., & Wendt, M. (2020). Overtourism in Iceland: Fantasy or Reality?. Sustainability, 12(18), 7375.


Relevant literature: Re-starting tourism

Bembom, E., & Bruin, R. (2021). Reinventing stories in Arctic tourism destinations: Cultural sensitivity in times of the pandemic.

Brouder, P., Teoh, S., Salazar, N. B., Mostafanezhad, M., Pung, J. M., Lapointe, D., … & Clausen, H. B. (2020). Reflections and discussions: tourism matters in the new normal post COVID-19. Tourism Geographies, 22(3), 735-746.

Hall, C.M.; Gössling, S.; Scott, D. (2020). Pandemics, transformations and tourism:  Be careful what you wish for.Tour. Geogr.

Higgins-Desbiolles, F. (2020). The “war over tourism”: Challenges to sustainable tourism in the tourism academy after COVID-19.J.Sustain. Tour.2020.

Lew, A.; Cheer, J.; Haywood, M.; Brouder, P.; Salazar, N. (2020). Visions of travel and tourism after the global COVID-19 transformation of 2020. Tour. Geogr. 22, 455–466.