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Sharing economy, tourism and sustainability

There is a link between  Sharing economy and sustainability, in particular because the mediator between demand and request is disappearing, there are many examples in particular in the tourism  sector. Reading about Sharing Economy in many ways has reminded me about  a couple of Italian examples one is a different way to see and to […]

My degree thesis: Albergo Diffuso tourism project – introduction

Sustainable tourism thesis 4 - Lake Como - around Gnallo

Hi Everybody, On this page we are sharing information taken from my master degree thesis: the Albergo Diffuso (a sustainable tourism project made in Italy): A summary of my dissertation:Albergo Diffuso (AD), sustainable formula for touristic development. A project to Lario’s and Ceresio’s  Valleys.    A Focus about some ideas I couldn’t insert into my […]

Sustainable tourism thesis: Albergo Diffuso, the project on Lake Como.

Sustainable tourism thesis - Lake Como - Gnallo sud

Albergo Diffuso (AD), sustainable formula for touristic development.  A project to Lario’s and  Ceresio’s  Valleys. The project on Lake Como. This area seems to have all the features which are necessary to accommodate an Albergo Diffuso project. There are three types of touristic niches that have to be reorganized: The beautiful landscape and environment has […]

1 Sustainable tourism thesis: Albergo Diffuso. Geographic description

Sustainable tourism thesis 1 - Lake Como - Gnallo contest

Albergo Diffuso (AD), sustainable formula for touristic development. A project to Lario’s and Ceresio’s  Valleys Albergo Diffuso project, the geographic description from my degree thesis.   The aim of this  dissertation is to give a guideline to develop the “Albergo Diffuso” (AD) project at the  valleys of Lario (Lake Como) and Ceresio (Lake of Lugano). These […]

2 Sustainable tourism thesis: Albergo Diffuso. The AD model (renovation)

Sustainable tourism thesis 2 - Lake Como - Gnallo renovation work in progress

Albergo Diffuso (AD), the sustainable formula for touristic development. A project to Lario’s and Ceresio’s  Valleys. The Albergo Diffuso model (renovation of existing buildings) The “Albergo Diffuso” also named “scattered hotel” is a new type of accommodation. It is about two or more existing buildings, like old barns, or unused homes, which may be refurbished and […]