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Italian sustainable development: the Gargano project

tourism a tool for sustainable development in Italy

Tourism is an opportunity of sustainable development for local economy such as farming and craftsmanship, for improvement for districts and landscapes, for ancient sites’ rehabilitation at the cost of state of neglect,  for ancient districts and mountain little lands and enhancement of traditions. Italy is known as a big cultural country given that 4.500 cultural […]

sustainable tourism in Italy

sustainable tourism: An example of excursionism in Italy

Italy is characterized a lot of local beauties such as art and nature. But do tourists pursue both equally? Unfortunately, there’s a clear favorite: while art and architecture draw waves of tourists to historic centers, Italy’s natural treasures are still enjoyed by only a small number of travelers. So, I’m here to focus on Italian sustainable […]

How to design a Tourism Questionnaire for Sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism Lake Como - Map

How to design a Tourism Questionnaire for Sustainable tourism During my work experience at the Mountain Community of Lario and Ceresio valleys, I had to set up & deliver a survey to understand the importance of sustainability in tourism on the northern side of Lake Como. I am happy to share this work on sustainable […]

Ecomuseum introduction

Ecomuseum introduction Eco- Musei / eco-museum  Eco-museums originated in France, the concept being developed by George Henri Rivière and Hugue de Varine, who coined the term ‘ecomusée’ in 1971. The word “éco” is a shortened form of “écologie”, but it refers mainly to a new idea of the holistic interpretation of cultural heritage, in opposition […]

Québec and Albergo Diffuso – English Version

Albergo Diffuso promotion in Canada

Albergo diffuso: An alternative form of hospitality Buildings located in historic areas are given a second life as they welcome visitors eager to learn about and experience local culture. This is the albergo diffuso, an Italian concept that combines the very old with the contemporary. Article from Amelie Racine ConceptAn albergo diffuso is a type […]