UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites
The 3rd volume will be launched on May 24, 2021, and remain open until the end of December 2022. In the most recent volume, a rich list of global case studies complements the theoretical overviews of the six main topics presented. Pre-Registrations are open now!
A series of online webinars dedicated to “Tourism & Heritage for local Development”, organized by the Our World Heritage initiative will be held throughout February 2021, starting on February 1st.
The “Machu Picchu Seen Through the Eyes of Fernando Astete” official website has the aim of witnessing his experience, unveiling the secrets of the site, and telling stories about the mystic and fascinating place of Machu Picchu. Photo Credits: José Basante
As a contribution to the celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence, occurring August 17, the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at USI Università della Svizzera italiana unveils iWareBatik digital technologies, an online platform and mobile app designed to showcase and communicate the cultural values of Batik tradition, which has been inscribed by UNESCO within the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 developments, the Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, 4th International Conference has been cancelled. However, the proceedings of the Conference are available for free.
The USI UNESCO Chair is happy and honored to be part of the Our World Heritage initiative, by contributing to the theme of tourism. The initiative was officially launched on November 16th, 2020: https://youtu.be/hTzuxMd86Po! Series of of online...
USI UNESCO Chair will be contributing to the ifitt ENTER21 conference (19 - 22 January 2021). As a former ifitt president Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni will take part in the "Fireplace Chat with ifitt Presidents" on January 22nd. Furthermore, the full...
We are delighted to present a new study, which was elaborated by Bendetta Brambilla, Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska, and Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni in cooperation with the European Travel Commission on the communication of gastronomy on ETC members' official...