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Webinar: Sustainability - Visitor Pressure and Social Impact of Your Facility

Event Type: Education
Venue: Online
Member Price: $0 | Nonmember Price: N/A
Credit Hour(s): 1

15:00-16:00 CET

This IAAPA EMEA webinar focuses on the topic of sustainability and specifically looks at it from the perspective of the visitor and what kind of social impact your facility might have. Join us to hear from Andreas Andersen, CEO and President of Liseberg and Albert Postma and learn about:

  • Growing importance of tourism - community relations
  • Social sustainability - balancing social impacts
  • Overtourism and its impact and community relations
  • How to use scenario planning to become more socially sustainable?
  • Scenario planning process and case study

 

Speakers

Andreas Andersen

Andreas Andersen

CEO, The Liseberg Group

Andreas Veilstrup Andersen is the CEO and President of the Liseberg Group in Sweden. Andreas has a legal and financial background and has been working in the amusement park industry since 2000. First in several capacities at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark, later as Vice President of European operations at IAAPA EMEA in Brussels, Belgium. Andreas was the 2018 Chairman of IAAPA, and currently holds board positions at Farup Sommerland, LEGO House and Leo's Lekland Group.

Albert Postma

Albert Postma

Since the early 1990s involved in leisure and tourism education at ba and ma level and projects commissioned by the industry. In 2019 the European Tourism Futures Institute was established as an initiative from a number of industry partners, at which I was appointed as professor of scenario planning. Completed my PhD in 2013 on visitor pressure, which resulted in international studies on overtourism with UNWTO and leading academic articles on this topic.

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