The Istituto Internazionale Life Beyond Tourism

The International Institute Life Beyond Tourism is an active place of research created by and under the patronage of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation which intends to pursue and implement the intents contained in the  Life Beyond Tourism Manifesto,  enabling its application in the territories.

Making use of professionals and scholars, covering a wide range of disciplines, the Institute conducts activities of applied research, training and courses, seminars and international conventions for the development of the Life Beyond Tourism Movement.

Meeting, education, knowledge, intercultural dialogue, globalization, travel, respect, diversity, culture, humanity, sustainability, development, support, funds, understanding, community, value, interpretation, presentation, tolerance, heritage, economy and territories: these are the keywords of the International Institute Life Beyond Tourism.

read more

The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation

The Foundation was established simultaneously with the fall of the Berlin Wall by the desire to bring young people of Eastern Europe – Eurasia, no longer with the force of a coercive policy, but with the involvement for cultural reasons, inviting them to participate in International working groups in Florence. Through this activity, which today has extended to no less than 80 countries in all 5 continents, the Foundation created the orientation Life Beyond Tourism®, to provide a virtual platform to the understanding between cultures based on key elements such as: Travel, Youth, Interculturalism, Cultural Heritage, Dialogue, Knowledge and Respect.

visit the Foundations website

Courses Istituto Internazionale LBT

Intensive Course Training for Trainers
E-learning acrivity
International Presentations

  • Fondazione Romualdo del Bianco
  • Life Beyond Tourism
  • Istituto Internazionale LBT
  • Centro Congressi al Duomo
  • ICOMOS – International Scientific Conference
    by Kristyna Hemrova on 4 December 2019 at 15:23

    12th – 13th March 2020 will take place in Florence at Palazzo Coppini ICOMOS – International Scientific Conference. As the main topic discussed here will be: The future of heritage protection – Threats, challenges, proposals. Continue reading >> […]

  • Costume Colloquium VII is coming
    by Arina Gavrilina on 28 November 2019 at 16:43

    Costume Colloquium is the conference focuses on clothing and fashion as elements of comparison and cultural exchange. The meetings unite those who make, wear, design, recycle, study, analyse, conserve, preserve, and love dress. Continue reading >> […]

  • The economic impact of tourism in Florence
    by Arina Gavrilina on 27 November 2019 at 10:12

    The phenomenon of mass tourism: the presentation of a study on the economic impact of tourism on the metropolitan area of Florence was held. The work took place on Thursday 21 November 2019 in Florence at the Chamber of Commerce Auditorium with the presence of representatives of the Centro Studi […]

  • Life Beyond Tourism – Travel to Dialogue for...
    by Isabella Faralli on 15 November 2019 at 16:23

    Today in Rome the first International Mention “Life Beyond Tourism Travel to Dialogue Movement” was presented with the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation during the Go Slow awards ceremony on the “Iter Vitis – Les Chemins de la Vigne” route that unites Portugal with the […]

  • Life Beyond Tourism presented in Durban at the...
    by Kristyna Hemrova on 12 November 2019 at 11:58

    The Foundation with its International Institute Life Beyond Tourism has been invited to contribute to two panels of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) World Summit thanks to its strong relationship with UCLG African section with its Academy of African Local Governments (ALGA). Continue […]

  • Life Beyond Tourism in Mozambique
    by Kristyna Hemrova on 12 November 2019 at 10:59

    On the 8th of November Corinna Del Bianco presented the Life Beyond Tourism Movement with the Spontaneous Living Spaces research project www.spontaneouslivingspaces.com – in particular its Mozambican case study focussing on the city of Pemba- at the University Eduardo Mondlane of Maputo, to […]

  • Discover Prato beyond textile tourism
    by Kristyna Hemrova on 12 November 2019 at 8:15

    A slow travel in the tuscan city of Prato beyond Textile. If it weren’t just a few kilometers from its far more famous “cousin” Florence, the Tuscan textile city of Prato would likely be a more sought-after destination. Continue reading >> […]

  • Cultural heritage to make bridges between nations
    by Arina Gavrilina on 8 November 2019 at 16:58

      In June 2019 Corinna Del Bianco has taken part at the UIA (International Union of Architects) International Forum in Baku. The forum was aimed to address some issues and problems stemmed from popularity of mass tourism such as loss of cultural identity, damage to heritage and so forth. […]

  • Join the crowdfunding campaign to restore the...
    by Barbara Castellano on 31 October 2019 at 16:06

    The Lost Costume: Join the crowdfunding campaign to restore the costumes from the première of TurandotKey costumes from the première of Turandot at Milan’s La Scala, presumed lost, have been found by the Textile Museum of Prato and belong to everyone: help us restore them! […]

  • New travel photo competition to inspire a more...
    by Kristyna Hemrova on 28 October 2019 at 15:56

      Heritage for Planet Earth: celebrating shared values over virality and ‘likes’ It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words. Now, with a new travel photo competition from Life Beyond Tourism, a picture could also be worth a personal exhibition in the heart of Florence, […]