Events

ETC webinar with Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska

ETC webinar with Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska

The European Travel Commission and Università della Svizzera italiana have teamed up for a webinar on Tuesday, 07.07.2020 on eLearning practices by tourism destinations. Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska talked with Pascal Prinz from Switzerland Tourism and...

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Summer School August 2020 postponed to 2021

Summer School August 2020 postponed to 2021

We regret to inform you that, due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, this year's Summer School has been rescheduled to 2021. We look forward to welcoming you, in Indonesia next year (16th - 23rd August 2021). The official letter by chair-holder,...

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HTHIC2020 canceled

HTHIC2020 canceled

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 developments, the Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, 4th International Conference has been canceled. The chance of postponing the conference to next year is being discussed at the moment. More info here.

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UNESCO Chair @ Enter2020

UNESCO Chair @ Enter2020

Chair-holder, Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, PhD candidate Emanuele Mele and visiting researcher Rafael Oliveira particiapted to the ENTER2020 conference in Surrey (January 8.10, 2020). A panel was run by prof. L. Cantoni, with Rafael Oliveira and Kelly...

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Prof. Ulrike Gretzel @USI

Prof. Ulrike Gretzel @USI

On Monday, 09.12.2019, Prof. Ulrike Gretzel visited the UNESCO Chair and USI. She is one of the top scholars in the field of tourism and persuasion and currently a senior fellow at Annenberg School of Communication (California/ USA). At USI she...

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UNESCO Meeting of National Commissions @ Lugano

UNESCO Meeting of National Commissions @ Lugano

Great news! During the UNESCO General Conference (40th Session) in Paris (France) the city of Lugano has been appointed to host the first formal meeting of the National Commissions from Europe. It is not the first time that the city has welcomed...

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PhD Thesis Defense Marta Pucciarelli @ USI

PhD Thesis Defense Marta Pucciarelli @ USI

On Monday the 11th of November 2019, Marta Pucciarelli, defended her PhD thesis on "The Digital Birth of an African City. The Case of Douala". The dissertation examines the online representation and communication of Douala, which is the largest...

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UNESCO Chair @ Fête des Vignerons

On Sunday, July 28th 2019, chair holder Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, held a conference at 5:30 p.m. in the "Maison Ticino". The event was organized by "Sapori Ticino" and represented "an opportunity to explore the concept of intangible cultural heritage,...

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Prof. Cantoni @ BTO 2019

Chair holder, Prof. Cantoni, was the moderator of the round table about "Smart DMO" at Buy Tourism 2019 (20 - 21 March) in Florence (Italy).  He was joined by discussants Renzo Iorio (CEO Nugo S.p.A.) and Antonio Vezzoso (Marketing...

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UNESCO Chair @ BIT 2019

PhD student, Puspita Ayu Permatasari, talked about the Indonesian Tourism Market as a new incoming Muslim market at the BIT- International Travel Exhibition in Milan (February 10 - 12, 2019. Indonesia is the 4th largest population in the world...

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