Welcome to the webatelier.net Lab!

webatelier.net, is a research and development laboratory of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the Università della Svizzera italiana (University of Lugano), Switzerland.

Executive course for tourism and hospitality professionals
May 28th, 2015

Futour.net

Yesterday, the third edition of Futour project (www.futour.net): “Il turismo del futuro tra tecnologia, comunicazione e ospitalità” came to its end. The aim of this executive course is to provide training and certification to tourism and hospitality professionals in order to improve digital literacy and hospitality skills (Ticino, Switzerland).

From webatelier.net team in the last three years several people contributed to the project: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska, Dr. Elena Marchiori and Asta Adukaite.

Funding agency: Ufficio per lo sviluppo economico della Repubblica del Canton Ticino (Svizzera).

webatelier.net projects at eLearning Africa 2015
May 21st, 2015

eLearning Africa 2015 Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska at eLearning Africa 2015

Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska is currently attending eLearning Africa 2015 Conference in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) http://www.elearning-africa.com.

During the conference she has presented eLearning in tourism and hospitality projects managed by webatelier.net, in particular concentrating on the WHACY compaign – «World Heritage Awareness Campaign for Youth in Southern African Development Community (SADC)».

The paper she presented is the following one: “Technologies for informal learning: An awareness campaign about UNESCO World Heritage Sites in SADC” by Asta Adukaite, Izak van Zyl, Nadzeya Kalbaska and Lorenzo Cantoni.

>> To know more about WHACY awareness campaign, please, visit: www.whacy.org

>> To know more about our research in eLearning and tourism, please, visit www.elearning4tourism.com

Busy teaching semester is over!
May 18th, 2015

Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Dr. Silvia de Ascaniis, Promozione del territorio e comunicazione culturale. Il ruolo delle tecnologie dell’informazione e della comunicazione (eTourism)

Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska, Information System tools – hotel management

Besides all the teaching activities done at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, webatelier.net staff has participated, as visiting instructors, to the following courses:

– Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni – «eTourism and Heritage Tourism», Master in Gestion des Sites culturels et naturels et Valorisation Touristique (GSVT). Paris1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France

– Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska – «Usages lab», Master in Tourism Management, IULM  – Milan, Italy

– Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska – «Comunicazione e E-Tourism», Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Science, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pisa – Lucca, Italy

– Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Dr. Silvia De Ascaniis – «Promozione del territorio e comunicazione culturale. Il ruolo delle tecnologie dell’informazione e della comunicazione (eTourism) », course for young tourism professionals, Casa dei Padri, Armeno (NO), Italy

– Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Dr. Silvia de Ascaniis, Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska – «Information System tools – hotel management», International Academy of Tourism and Hospitality – Como, Italy

– Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska, Dr. Silvia De Ascaniis, Alessia Borrè – «Information System tools – catering management», Glocal Chef program, International Academy of Tourism and Hospitality – Como, Italy

We are looking forward to meet new students next semester!

A collaboration with the Institute for Tourism and Leisure, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland
May 13th, 2015

Dr. Elena Marchiori was responsible for the module on eTourism of the Major “e-Commerce and Sales in Tourism” at the Institute for Tourism and Leisure (ITF), University of Applied Sciences HTW in Chur, Switzerland. Students provide a summary of the lecture here.

A very active and motived class!

elena marchiori etourism chur lecture