To investigate online communication as a true human activity, with a long term, comprehensive and holistic approach.
In particular, stressing human growth and quest for meaning in touristic experiences - eTourism.

eLearning in hospitality and tourism mini-track

On the 3d of October 2013, has actively participated in the first workshop dedicated to the eLearning adoption within hospitality and tourism (Barcelona, Spain).

The workshop has attracted 11 research presentations, covering the topics of online training courses within tourism academic and industry contexts, eLearning offers provided by Destination Management Organizations and independent online trainings. The workshop was wrapped up with a discussion session on possible development of hospitality and tourism MOOCs. team has presented the next papers:
«eLearning on tourism destinations. The case of Ticino Switzerland Travel Specialist course»
– Asta Adukaite, Nadzeya Kalbaska, Lorenzo Cantoni

«National tourism organizations’ online training offers and travel agents’ perception and motivations»
– Nadzeya Kalbaska

«Independent eLearning offers in tourism and hospitality. Looking for quality indicators».
– Maurizio De Rose, Elena Marchiori, Nadzeya Kalbaska, Lorenzo Cantoni

The presentations from the workshops will be shortly available at