Events

Adine Gavizzi at the Museo Túcume

Adine Gavizzi, our esteemed visiting researcher from the UNESCO Chair of Genoa, had the honor of presenting our Handbook on Heritage, Sustainable Tourism and digital media by Silvia de Ascaniis and Lorenzo Cantoni to the prestigious Museo Túcume....

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Miguel Zamora on tourism management in Perù

On November 8th, 2023, at 11:30 in room 355 of the main building of Università della Svizzera italiana (via G. Buffi 13, Lugano), Miguel Zamora-Salas will give a presentation on his experience in planning and management of tourism in Perù,...

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Digital Media and Heritage Tourism: a Map

On June 13, 2023, professor Lorenzo Cantoni has done a presentation titled Digital Media and Heritage Tourism: a Map at the University of Geneva, organized by the Centre Universitaire d’Informatique and the Confucius Institute. See the video of the...

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State of Asia 2022 Conference

State of Asia 2022 Conference

PhD candidate, Lea Hasenzahl, participated and attended as a Gen A Fellow in the State of Asia Address and Conference 2022 in Zurich (9 - 10 November 2022), which was organized by the Asian Society Switzerland.  "Gen A is a learning and leadership...

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7th UNESCO Unitwin Conference

7th UNESCO Unitwin Conference

USI UNESCO Chair participated in the 7th UNESCO UNITWIN conference “World Heritage and tourism innovation  - responding to the challenges in a changing world”, which took place between 15th and 20th May 2022 in Portorož, Slovenia, at the University...

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Women in Big Data Conference 2022

Women in Big Data Conference 2022

PhD Candidate, Lea Hasenzahl, presented her PhD project "Exploring the public discourse around Chinese Outbound Tourism in Western societies (working title)" at the Women in Big Data 2022 Conference in Zürich (18 - 20 May, 2022).  The Confernece...

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Sustainable Universiy Day

Sustainable Universiy Day

Last Friday 29 of April we took part to the Sustainable Universiy Day organized by USI & SUPSI at Mendrisio in USI & SUPSI campus, the event was supported by the Swiss Academies of Sciences through the U Change initiative. Program of the...

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Travel, Sustainability & Technology

Travel, Sustainability & Technology

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism as a lifestyle sector faced one of its worst crises up to date. As many countries are relaxing restrictions and international travel seems to be able to return, it is time to critically think...

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