Paestum’s archaeological park, in Campania region, Italy, hosts the 2021 edition of the “Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo Archeologico”, a major national event involving research, institutional participation and enterpreneurship in tourism initiatives for historical sites and cultural heritage.
UER’s School of Tourism and GREAL participated to the activities on November 25th and 26th, presenting the academic program for 2022-2023, and opening an information desk about the laboratory’s activities. UER’s delegation included Prof. Luigi Russo, Development and Communication manager Marco Brotto Rizzo, Prof. Alessandra Romano, Prof. Gianluca Casagrande, PhD candidate Roberta Rodelli and Ms. Giulia Vinci (GREAL). During a talk to present several Schools of Tourism in Italy, representatives from different academic institutions exchanged their views on present-day scenarios for tourism and archaeology. With specific focus on the professional opportunities in both areas, all speakers encouraged the numerous students attending the event to keep an optimistic outlook on the future. The birth of new professions, particularly in technological fields and digital humanities, will ensure remarkable opportunities to the most dedicated, motivated and creative students.