Marketing Soomaa National Park

Photo: Cranberries Estonia – No better brand than the status of the national park itself. – Aivar Ruukel Aivar Ruukel gave a presentation on the nature tourism destination of Estonia’s Soomaa National Park. The 2015 event included the panel “Promotion of nature tourism destinations – protected areas and differentiated offer of products and experiences”. Seminar …

William Shakespeare

Photo: Boston Public Library William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616), England Events Cedar City, Utah: https://www.bard.org Ashland, Oregon: https://www.osfashland.org Recommended Listening Tumult of the times: William Shakespeare’s King Lear – 1606. Catholic terrorists have just been arrested in a plot to blow up the King and massacre politicians and innocent people. At …

Sweden

Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, Ships in Stockholm harbour Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Midsummer Eve – Midsommar – is celebrated between June 20th-25th. Cities and towns Stockholm Kiruna Jokkmokk Celebrations Sveriges Nationaldag (National Day of Sweden) …

Raet National Park

Photo: Birgit Fostervold, Spornes Wikipedia: Raet National Park (Norwegian: Raet nasjonalpark) is a national park in Arendal, Tvedestrand and Grimstad in Aust-Agder, southeastern Norway. It is mostly a marine park, and includes some islands and coastal areas. Raet covers an area of 607 km2 (234 sq mi), of which 599 km2 (231 sq mi) is …

Sámi Links

Sámi flag Links related to the Sámi presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @anderskarr @SiidaInari @JohanVasara @Samediggi @SaamiCouncil Hashtag #sámásmuinna Facebook Visit Sápmi Nutti Sámi Siida Headlines Sami people persuade Norway pension fund to divest from Dakota Access No Room for Sweden’s Reindeer Fjord Fiesta: Norway’s Best and Most Scenic Summer Festivals Sweden’s indigenous Sami …

Netherlands Links

Netherlands Flag Links related to the Netherlands presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Netherlands Will Continue Tourism Promotion Despite Media Reports Dutch tourist board to stop promoting the Netherlands because it’s getting too many visitors https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/jul/29/how-groningen-invented-a-cycling-template-for-cities-all-over-the-world https://twitter.com/i/moments/847194816450584579 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/03/13/your-guide-to-the-netherlands-big-election de-top-10-best-twitterende-rijksambtenaren Good tourism is the type that helps a country’s poorest progress – Frans de Man Bicycle …

Austria Links

Austria flag Links related to Austria presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.vox.com/2019/5/20/18632455/austria-strache-video-vice-chancellor Tourism Portals Austria Info http://www.austria.info – http://www.experienceaustria.com Recommended listening Kreisky Forum Flickr Groups Austria Hiking Vienna in Focus Vienna Twitter @respontour @NP_Austria @austriatravel – official twitter chanel of Austria Tourism office Government Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth: Directorate General Tourism …

Wild France (France Sauvage)

France Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by the …

Soomaa National Park

Photo: Soomaa National Park (Estonia) Soomaa National Park is the second largest national park in Estonia. The park has bogs, large mires, sand dunes and what the locals call a ‘fifth season’ due to floods in springtime. Created in 1993, the park is located on the border of Pärnu and Viljandi Counties. Key Links soomaa.com …