Postdoctoral Researcher at USI & Executive Director at webatelier.net
Dr. Elena Marchiori is a Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland), Faculty of Communication Sciences. She holds an M.Sc. in Media Management and a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences. She is the executive director of webatelier.net – the eTourism Lab at USI, and works for the Institute of Communication Technologies at USI. She is member of IFITT – International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism, and general secretary of the IFITT Swiss Chapter. Her research interests are online tourism communication, reputation in online media, maturity of destinations and web adoption, and media effects.