Sustainable e-Tourism

Project type: 
Date: 
January 2011 to December 2014
Leader: 
Université Lyon2
Partners: 
  • Universite Lumiere Lyon 2 - France
  • Universita degli Studi del Sannio - Italy
  • Universite Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1 - France
  • Staffordshire University - UK
  • Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University - Germany
  • Royal University of Law and Economics - Cambodia
  • Vietnam National University - Vietnam
  • National University of Laos - Laos
  • Health Sciences University of Mongolia - Mongolia
  • Chiang Mai University - Thailand
  • Chengdu University - China

Sustainable e-Tourism is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 European programme.

The objectives of the Sustainable e-Tourism programme are:

  • To enhance the capacity for international cooperation between universities in Asia and universities in EU countries by facilitating mobility of people, transfer of know-how and best practices by training the researchers and academic staff of the next generation.
  • To develop new co-operative teaching and research links in the tourism sector and to enhance knowledge and skills of teaching staff, students and researchers in promoting a sustainable e-Tourism philosophy.
  • To transfer the technology and knowledge in the following fields: business and strategy in the tourism industry, knowledge management, advanced ICT, cross-cultural analysis among the research patterns.
  • To set up innovative management policies based on the use of ICT, which enhance sustainable development in the tourism sector in Europe and Asia and help to create and spear knowledge in both directions.