Welcome to the website of UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites

  • Summer School 2014 IDEAL-Tourism

    Information and communication technologies for promotion and development of sustainable tourism around cultural and natural destinations.
    The case of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    August 25-September 5, 2014
    Università della Svizzera italiana
    USI Lugano – Switzerland
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  • The Unesco Chair has been approved in Spring 2013, and established in September 2013

    The UNESCO chair is committed to perform extensive research and teaching on how ICT, especially the internet, can be effectively exploited to develop and promote sustainable tourism at the World Heritage Sites (WHSs), with a special emphasis on the southern hemisphere. Its scope touches and overlaps on the following fields: eTourism, eLearning, and ICT4D (ICT for Development).
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