Information and Communication Technologies to Promote Sustainable Tourism

Program code
SE015-009

Program Duration
14 days

Dates
24 August – 6 September 2015

Credits
5

Tuition
660 €

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SCIENTIFIC PARTNER

Unesco

OTHER PARTNERS

Apindustria Confagricoltura Arte rupestre della Valle Camonica International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism

Information and Communication Technologies to Promote Sustainable Tourism

Tangible and Intangible Heritage between Cultural, Leisure, & Gastronomic Tourism

Unesco

Description

The Summer School links three elements qualifying EXPO 2015 - our land and the development of the related resources: in primis our food, sustainable approach as a global value, and ICT, as a condition of global development, for its ability to go through space and time, and to improve reputation and image while increasing awareness of a place.

The Summer School is committed to discovering the natural and cultural places we live in, and intends to offer an overview of some excellences in Lombardy region and in Ticino region (Switzerland), with a particular focus on sustainable tourism.

Topics covered

Sustainability (Sustainability and its development along time; Sustainability and sustainable tourism; Sustainability, tourism and ICT; Sustainable tourism in UNESCO WHS); online communication (The online communication model; Online reputation construct; The role of ICT in tourism); Tangible and intangible Heritage in Tourism (Cultural tourism in World Heritage Sites; Food and Gastronomy: tourism, land and value). Case Studies.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Maria Garbelli

External Partners

Scientific partner Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI Lugano), UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites.

  • Apindustria Brescia
  • Incubatore di Imprese di Valcamonica
  • Comunità Montana di Valcamonica
  • Confagricoltura Lombardia

Location

Milan

Application Deadline

31st march 2015 / 2nd call for application is open! New deadline 15th May
3rd call for application is open! new deadline 15th July

Prerequisites

Participants must have a minimum 3 years Bachelor degree - Laurea triennale-. Advanced master students – Laurea magistrale – or PhD candidates, as well as professionals in related fields are preferred for the Summer School. They should also be fluent in English.

For further information, Contact:

summerSchoolICTsustainabletourism@unimib.it, mariaemilia.garbelli@unimib.it

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