International Tourism at the Gates of 2022: A Covid Odyssey

Many of us hoped to end the year with Covid-19 behind us. The discovery of an effective vaccine seemed like such a powerful weapon that it spread hope to everyone around the world. However, despite continued distancing, protection measures and sanitization policies, the Covid-19 pandemic will, yet again, ring in the new year with us.  The ...

From smart destination to data-driven destination

We are all quite aware of the meaning of smart city, that is, of using digital technologies and, more generally, technological innovation, to optimize and improve infrastructure and services to citizens, making them more efficient. Not only thinking of resident citizens, but also temporary citizens, such as travelers, tourists, and today also digital nomads and smart ...

Data-driven destinations: South Australia

Data-driven destinations are the near future of tourism management, and in some regions, they are already present in terms of tourism management and development. These are destinations that systematically monitor the main indicators that influence and sometimes determine travelers' choices, the composition, preferences, and behavior of the visitors themselves. As already mentioned, starting from the initiative ...

Hicon 2021, a new edition of the Hospitality Innovation Conference

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On 2 December 2021, Hicon returns. The Hospitality Innovation Conference reaches its fourth edition and arrives in Emilia Romagna, in the new location of Dumbo Bologna, with an exceptional partnership with Bologna Welcome. Hicon is the only Italian event entirely dedicated to tourism innovation and technology, from destinations to hospitality, with experts and international personalities bringing ...