Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference Mendrisio Ticino Switzerland

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Mendrisio, Ticino Switserland

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”. The conference will evolve around the theme “Living Heritage and Sustainable Tourism” with Mendrisio, in the Italian speaking Canton Ticino, as a fascinating example of ‘living’ tangible and intangible heritage.

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