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.
Congratulations to Emanuele Mele, who successfully defended his Ph.D. on Friday 30.10.2020! Abstract of the thesis: "Tourism and culture are strictly intertwined. People can experience culture before, during, and after their journey, both in the...
Chairholder, Prof. Cantoni, co-chaired the first conference on Digital Heritage in Europe and Dr. Silvia de Ascaniis moderated the "1st International Workshop on Cultural Tourism: Discovery Europe". More information here. .
To celebrate the UNWTO World Tourism Day 2020 (27.09.20209), chair-holder Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni will be interviewing the team of the iWareBatik app and more. The interview will outline the significance of promoting Indonesian Batik Heritage (which...