IFITT - International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism

I will serve as President of the board of IFITT - International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism for the term 2014-2016.
See my presentation @ENTER2014 in Dublin:
In the picture, with Iis Tussyadiah (IFITT Vice-president) and Barbara Neuhofer (IFITT treasurer).


"Nuovi media nella comunicazione turistica". Il libro!

Alessandro Inversini e Lorenzo Cantoni
Nuovi media nella comunicazione turistica
Società Editrice Dante Alighieri, Roma

è appena uscito l'eBook! (e in arrivo il cartaceo)


Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2014

Three new papers:
  • Mobile Apps Devoted to UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Mapby Theresa Karolina Schieder, Asta Adukaite, and Lorenzo Cantoni
  • Hotel Mobile Apps. The Case of 4 and 5 Star Hotels in European German-Speaking Countriesby Asta Adukaite, Annina Melanie Reimann, Elena Marchiori, and Lorenzo Cantoni
  • eLearning Courses Offered by Tourism Destinations: Factors Affecting Participation and Awareness Among British and Indian Travel Agents
    by Nadzeya Kalbaska and Lorenzo Cantoni


Summer school in Lugano (Switzerland)

Summer School IDEAL Tourism
Information and communication technologies for promotion and development of sustainable tourism around cultural and natural destinations. The case of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

August 25-September 5, 2014
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano – Switzerland)

Among the instructors: Lorenzo Cantoni, Marcel Danesi, Silvia de Ascanis, Elena Marchiori, Amalia Sabiescu, John Traxler, Sara Vannini, Font Xavier

Organized by the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites.