UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites 

Master in International Tourism

Università della Svizzera italiana offers a Master in International Tourism (MIT), run by the Faculty of Economics in collaboration with the Faculty of Communication Sciences. The USI UNESCO Chair is deeply involved in this Master, through teaching, research, internships and theses opportunities.

Our Mission

Established in September 2013, USI UNESCO Chair is committed to perform research and teaching on how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and digital media in general, can be effectively used to develop and promote sustainable tourism at World Heritage Sites (WHSs).

Open Access Chapters

We are happy to announce the publication of the Handbook on Heritage, Sustainable Tourism and Digital Media, edited by Silvia De Ascaniis and Lorenzo Cantoni, published by Edward Elgar: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788970082.


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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 presentation

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