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.

Archive

Ticino Turismo eLearning Platform
Website: www.elearning.ticino.ch
Aim: creation of an eLearning platform for the regional tourism board in order to train travel agents and tour operators
Duration: November 2010 –  June 2012
Partner/Funder: Ticino Turismo, Ticinoinfo

Waiter Game
Website: www.elearning4tourism.com/waitergame
Aim:
development of an educational online game for a hospitality training curriculum (Grahamstown, South Africa)
Duration:
January – July 2012
Partner/Funder: 
Hospitality Youth Initiative

Cometa Formazione
Website: www.elearning4tourism.com/cometa
Aim: development of an educational online game for a hospitality training curriculum (Como, Italy)
Duration: February – November, 2011
Partner/Funder:  Associazione Cometa

Destination eLearning
Website:
www.elearning4tourism.com
Aim: global survey on travel agents perception of Destination Management Organizations online training courses
Duration:
March 2011 – October 2011

Diving in Malta online promotion
Aim: development of an online promotion strategy for Maltese diving tourism product
Duration: March 2011 – August 2011
Partner/Funder:
Malta Tourism Authority

MSC websites usability evaluation
Aim: usability study for the websites of MSC Cruises
Duration: April 2011 – May 2011
Partner/Funder:
MSC Cruises

Varese Guide
Aim: development of a mobile guide application dedicated to business travelers for the destination of Varese (Italy)
Duration: July 2010 – May 2011
Partner/Funder: Varese Convention and Visitors Bureau

web2rism
Website: www.web2rism.com
Aim: development of a tool which can study the reputation of a destination starting form User Generated Content available online.
Duration: January 2009 – January 2011
Funder: CTI
Partner/Funder: PromAx Communication SA, 7mates

Malta Tourism Authority: Online Reputation Analysis
Aim: analyzing the reputation of Malta starting form User Generated Content available online. Giving solutions for improving the online communication and designing better online marketing strategies.
Duration: September 2010 – December 2010
Partner/Funder: MTA – Malta Tourism Authority

Hotel Online Communication and Disintermediation
Aim:  online communication Hotel Dante (Lugano) & Hotel Berna (Milan)
Duration: June 2008 – June 2009
Partner/Funder: Hotel Lugano Dante

Blogrimini
Aim: Production of viral content for blogrimini.it, online promotion
Duration: September 2009 – December 2009
Partner/Funder: Some hotels in Rimini

BravoFLy UsERA
Aim: make bravofly.com easier accessible through a deep usability analysis of it
Duration: 4 months
Partner/Funder: BravoFly

Torriani Hotels
Aim: Production of viral content for TorrianiHotels, online promotion
Duration: September 2009 – December 2009
Partner/Funder: Torriani Hotels

Silversea Cruises
Aim: Silversea, a leading cruising company, asked webatelier.net to help redefine its online communication, starting from a new website
Duration: January 2008 – May 2009
Partner/Funder: Silversea Cruises

eTreasure
Aim: create an SMS based treasure hunt for tourists and kids to have a new way to experience a destination
Partner/Funder: Orange (Swiss)

BiTI
Aim: Online promotion of Canton Ticino as cycling paradise in selected cycling communities
Duration:  July-December 2008
Partner/Funder: Ticino Turismo, Serec

Please find the complete list of the projects pdf done with students (time period 2000-2007)