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Open lecture and research in the University of Eastern Finland

On February 5, 2018, at 12.00 - 14:00 HESPI researcher Andris Klepers will deliver an open lecture in the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu campus, Finland. The topic of the lecture: "Spatial analysis of tourism flow for strategic decision making".

The open lecture and the guest research visit at the University of Eastern Finland (01.02.2018. - 28.02.2018.) is implemented within the postdoctoral research project "Latvia Tourism Intelligence".

In the research "Latvia Tourism Intelligence" Andris Klepers is using advantages of ICT development to create GIS solutions-based tourism intelligence platform of market information, providing analyses and forecasts of pan-Baltic Big Data representing cross-sectoral industry performance in multi-destination levels to improve competitiveness of Latvia in export markets and facilitate regional development. Read more here.

Research discussion afternoon

On March 29, 2018, at 16:00 HESPI research assistants Anna Broka and Ligita Kūle will present their research on „Social empowerment in rural areas”.

Venue: Vidzemes University of Applied Sciences, Cēsu iela 4 - room 114, Valmiera.

Research discussion afternoon

On April 26, 2018, at 16:00 HESPI researchers Dr.geogr. Andris Klepers and Dr.oec. Iluta Bērziņa will present their research projects on "Big data involvement in tourism destination management and business strategies”

Venue: Vidzemes University of Applied Sciences, Cēsu iela 4 - room 114, Valmiera.

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