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Promoting Arctic tourism

Looking at the comments generated by an article published on the Nunatsiaq Online, it’s clear that developing tourism is just as complicated as exploiting the natural resources such as oil & minerals. There has been in increase in the number of both tourists & boats in the last few years. There are also environmental concerns & social impacts resulting form the increase number of visitors as well as the infrastructures needed to service them. One should also bear in mind the elitist nature of Arctic tourism owing to its cost & nature.