Virtual Summer School: ICTs for Sustainable Tourism, 14-25 August 2017, Hangzhou City, China

 

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May 02, 2017

Virtual Summer School

WHAT: Summer School of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites
WHERE: Online
WHEN: 14-25 August 2017
LANGUAGE: English
HOW TO APPLY: Contact unescochair [at] usi.ch (virtual summer school application deadline: 30 June 2017)

ICT2ST4D 2017 Summer School

The 2017 Summer School of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, established at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) - is offered in collaboration with Zhejiang University in the city of Hangzhou, in Zhejiang Province, China.

Virtual Summer School will be active during the two weeks of Summer School and all contents will be archived after the Summer School for your further access and usage.

Topics include:

  • eTourism and WHS
  • MOOCs in tourism and hospitality
  • Marketing and social media in tourism
  • Smart tourism and big data
  • Tourism technology management
  • Sustainable hospitality entrepreneurship

About the Organizers

The UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable  tourism  in  World  Heritage  Sites  at USI Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland) is  committed  to  perform  extensive  research  and teaching on how ICT can be effectively exploited to develop and promote sustainable tourism at WHSs.

 

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