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

Swiss Sustainability Forum 2023

Are you interested in tourism and sustainability? The Swiss Sustainability Forum is an in-person event that creates an opportunity for you to connect with academics from across the world, expand your network and immerse yourself in the latest discussions on the topic. 
Register to  SSF2023!
When and Where? 31 March 2023 in Lugano (Switzerland)

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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Prof. Cantoni visits AUDITORIUM in Brazil

With the objective to continue the AUDITORIUM project that develops a model of cultural sustainability indicators for the management of tangible and intangible heritage, mainly in tourist places enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, chair holder, Prof. Cantoni...

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