Architect, PhD at Engineering and Architecture Department at the University of the Studies of Trieste

Smart Cruise Destination



The research introduces the concept of smart cruise destination in order to manage in an innovative way the cruise tourist flows. The network of cruise destination is based on the principle of sustainable tourism. It considers a framework consisting of a combination of distributed knowledge, data and models. Through this framework, the stakeholders have the possibility to base on sound and rational bases all decisions concerning policies, infrastructure development and the managing system. Moreover, the smart cruise destination is based on the evolution of the well-known tourism destination concepts with the aim to enhance both the residents’ wellbeing and tourists’ enjoyment and satisfaction. To fulfil this aim, the knowhow of experience economy is adopted in different scale.

Short bio

Sara Carciotti is a young Italo-Slovenian architect specialized in exhibit design. After her master degree she has worked in the Architectural industry for a long period. Her international experience covers a wide range of projects and competitions from home units, commercial and retail mixed-use projects to urban design and sustainable strategy planning. After Venice, Paris and Ljubljana she has started the PhD program at the University of Trieste where actually works with the group of the prof. Ukovich.  She is mostly focused on projects regarding urban mobility, people mobility and tourist’s wellbeing.