Living heritage ans sustainable tourism. Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference.
The Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, 4th International Conference will take place on 6-8 April 2020 in and around Mendrisio.
The conference will offer a versatile programme including pre-conference seminars, keynotes, poster sessions, workshops, research focused and destination and industry focused presentations, ‘Special Sessions on Location’, and opportunities to network and enjoy the local gastronomy.
The Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, 4th International Conference, will bring together again researchers, practitioners and policymakers to discuss the leading question: How to succeed in attracting tourists while simultaneously engaging all stakeholders in contributing to the preservation of natural and cultural heritage?
HTHIC2020 is organised by the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) and consultancy Elgin & Co. (Netherlands) in collaboration with UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development” and under the patronage of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO.
The conference will evolve around the theme “Living Heritage and Sustainable Tourism” with Mendrisio as a fascinating example of ‘living’ tangible and intangible heritage.