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Welcome to the climate analysis portal. This has been developed by the Architecture Group at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. It has been created to help tourism professionals with no previous experience to quickly gain some competence in placemaking for the hospitality industry.
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This is just the start once the basics have been grasped. These exercises will continue to be developed and help refine your skills through a series of exercises. Understanding tourism destinations is vital for those involved in the hospitality industry. It allows us to explore environments in a way to fully understand their destination potential. It allows us to identify places and spaces for destinations. And ultimately, it allows us to create and propose and communicate destination strategies for change. Here, tourism professionals are not passive actors in placemaking they are actively instigating change at every level from the local to the strategic. The climate analysis portal is made up of three interconnected MOOC’s which take you through a series of linked exercises.
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It presents vital skills for those who want to be involved in the tourism experience.
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Here, the big question is: how do we understand and create new skills in the placemaking dimension of the hospitality industry? The portal will show you how to critically analyze tourist destinations, spaces and through a series of exercises, including looking at industry documents, research papers, graphical presentations and even computer modeling. We will develop your skills in these areas. If you you’ve not analyzed places like this before, some of these exercises may take you out of your comfort zone, throw yourself into this workshop, and soon you’ll see how satisfying it can be to work in this way. It will begin the process of arming you to be a confident and proactive actor in the place, marketing, place branding and tourism industry.

Welcome to the Climate Analysis Portal. This has been developed by the Architecture Group at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.

It has been created to help tourism professionals with no previous experience to quickly gain some competence in placemaking for the hospitality industry. This is just the start, once the basics have been grasped, you will continue to develop and refine your skills through a series of exercises.

The Climate Analysis Portal is made up of three interconnected MOOC’s. Here, the big question is:

How do we understand and create new skills in the placemaking dimension of the hospitality industry?

If you have not analyzed places before, some of these exercises may take you out of your comfort zone, throw yourself into this workshop, and soon you’ll see how satisfying it can be to work in this way.

It will begin the process of arming you to be a confident and proactive actor in the place, marketing, place branding and tourism industry.

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