ICTR Practical Information

Registered participants will receive specific joining instructions two weeks before the conference. In the meantime, we hope you find the following, more general, ICTR Practical Information helpful.

Conference Location

JAMK University of Applied Science
Lutakko Campus
Dynamo building
Piippukatu 2
40100 Jyväskylä

University Information

JAMK University of Applied Sciences has four fields of education (schools) and administration. These are the School of Professional Teacher Education, the School of Health and Social Studies, the School of Business and the School of Technology. Institute of Bioeconomy, the Institute of Information Technology and the Institute of Renewable Industry operate within the Technology Unit, and the Institute of Rehabilitation within the School of Health and Social Studies. There are 9500 students from over 70 different countries, 300 partners in over 50 countries, and every year 20 new companies are established at JAMK.

Local Information

Jyväskylä is located in Central Lakeland Finland, and its population is almost 150 000. It is famous of its Alvar Aalto architecture attractions and is also known as the Sports capital of Finland. Jyväskylä is by the Lake Päijänne, which is the second largest lake in Finland. You can find many attractions in walking distance, and it has a lively tourist area.


Getting to ICTR

Jyväskylä airport is currently only operating scheduled flights to and from Helsinki on Finnair.

Helsinki is a large international airport, with many international connections.

Helsinki is approximately 168.7 miles/269.7 km from Jyväskylä. From Helsinki to Jyväskylä there are the following travel options, all options below take between 3 & 4 hours:

·    train (approx. €30-40) https://www.vr.fi/en/

·    bus (approx. €15-20) https://www.onnibus.com/home

·    drive (hire cars are available at the airport)

·     Fly: 50 minutes https://www.skyscanner.net/

Rome2Rio is a useful website for planning your travel: https://www.rome2rio.com/

Getting around in Jyväskylä

There is public transport from Jyväskylä airport to the universityhttps://www.matkahuolto.fi/en
Uber is available alongside taxi services (https://jytaksi.fi/en/).

Jyväskylä Airport to hotel Alba and Agora by taxi  or uber
Jyväskylä Airport to downtown:  by taxi JYTAKSI: https://jytaksi.fi/en/ or uber

Conference Accommodation

Suggested local hotels can be seen in the table below. The main conference hotel will be highlighted in green.

This is usually the most convenient to the conference venue and is usually where pre-conference drinks are held.


Key Locations

Key locations for the 8th European Conference on Tourism Research - ICTR 2025 Jyväskylä, Finland, are shown on this google map:

Virtual Presentations

There is an option to present your work virtually. Virtual presentations will take place on Zoom, details of the virtual room links will be sent close to the conference date. There will be a check-in session to test your zoom connection prior to the conference. Virtual Participants will have access to the keynotes and all of the virtual presentations.