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.

USI UNESCO Summer School 2015 on ICTs to Promote Sustainable Tourism

The second edition of the Summer School USI UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Site  has taken place from August 24 to September 4, 2015 at Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (Milan – Italy), in collaboration with the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), and with the patronage of EXPO Milan 2015.
The main topic of the Summer School 2015 was: “ICTs to Promote Sustainable Tourism.Tangible and Intangible Heritage between Cultural, Leisure, and Gastronomic Tourism”. The Summer School was committed to discovering the natural and cultural places we live in, and intended to offer an overview of some excellences in the Lombardy region (Italy) and in the Ticino region (Switzerland), with a particular focus on sustainable tourism and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A combination of lectures, cases, site visits (including EXPO2015), workshops and group-works were provided, so to ensure high engagement and retention by all participants. Eighteen persons – academics and professionals – have been involved from Armenia, Brazil, Turkey, United States, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, and Indonesia.

For further information, please, find here the link to the webpage of the Summer School.

Thank you very much to everyone for the success of this important event!

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