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.

Successful thesis defenses, fall semester (September-December 2014)

Congratulations to all of you!

Fabienne Bögli: “Analyzing the state-of-the-art of the online presence of agritourism offers in Switzerland: The case of Agritourism Switzerland”. September 23, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Co-supervisor: dr. Elena Marchiori
Second reader: prof. Michael Gibbert

Fabia Casnati: “Il ruolo della destinazione turistica nella comunicazione online degli hotel. Il caso del Ticino.”.October 1, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Co-supervisor: dr. Elena Marchiori
Second reader: dr. Marco Cucco

Hanna Biasutti Chequer: “Communicating Rugby on Social Media. The case of the Italian Rugby Federation”. October 16, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Co-supervisor: dr. Silvia De Ascaniis
Second reader: prof. Suzanne Suggs

Marianna Dounavi: “Online Gamification in Tourism: The case of World Heritage Awareness Campaign for Youth (WHACY) “. December 2, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Tutor: Asta Adukaite
Second reader: prof. Michael Gibbert

Elmira Gazizova: “Communicating visa formalities online: Evidence from the National Tourism Offices’ Websites.”. December 2, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Tutor: Asta Adukaite
Second reader: dr. Elena Marchiori

Evgeniya Chernysheva: “Perceptions about heritage and tourism of locals living inside a World Heritage Site and their motivations to contribute to online narratives: The case of the medieval town of Rhodes in Greece”. December 16, 2014
Supervisor: prof. Lorenzo Cantoni
Tutor: Asta Adukaite
Second reader: prof. Claudio Visentin

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