The primary aims of this project are to:
- identify common characteristics of sustainable tourism in peripheral areas;
- determine the present state of affairs of tourism at the case study sites in New Zealand (NZ Aquaculture and Seafood Trail) and Iceland (Strategic Tourism Plan for Northeast Iceland);
- identify and evaluate innovation strategies using criteria focused on process, environmental, and socioeconomic outcomes;
- use the data to inform strategic tourism planning and management decisions of local stakeholder groups.