ATHENA (Association of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Networks in Academia) has the mission of sharing knowledge, experience and expertise, and supporting scientific excellence in tourism amongst research centres/institutes internationally. Its vision is to create a hub of research active communities by supporting and promoting knowledge sharing and international collaboration.
ATHENA currently consists of 17 research centres/institutes located in 11 different countries, which have fundamental and/or applied research related to tourism, hospitality and/or events. USI UNESCO Chair is one of the funding members of the Association. The first Executive Board Meeting was held online on June 28th, and issue related to the goals and activities of the Association were discussed.
We wish all the members fruitful collaborations ahead!