Bertella Profil2.PNG
Bertella Profil2.PNG
School of Business and Economics in Tromsø giovanna.bertella@uit.no +4777646927 Tromsø HHT 02.416

Giovanna Bertella


Associate Professor


  • Tomasi, Sabrina; Ferrara, Concetta; Paviotti, Gigliola; Aleffi, Chiara; Cavicchi, Alessio; Bertella, Giovanna. Exploring the Role of the University in the Creation of Knowledge Networks in the Aso Valley, a Rural Area in Marche Region (Italy). Routledge 2022 ISBN 9780367713072.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Discussing tourism during a crisis: resilient reactions and learning paths towards sustainable futures. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2022. ISSN 1502-2250.s doi: 10.1080/15022250.2022.2034527.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Care-full academic activism for sustainable transformations in tourism. Current Issues in Tourism 2022. ISSN 1368-3500.s doi: 10.1080/13683500.2022.2030305.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Tourism actors’ engagement and logics of whale protection and conservation in Norway. Tourism in Marine Environments 2021; Volum 16 (4). ISSN 1544-273X.s 239 - 246.s doi: 10.3727/154427321X16342876434256.
  • Halland, Hilde; Bertella, Giovanna; Kvalvik, Ingrid. Sustainable value: the perspective of horticultural producers in Arctic Norway. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2021; Volum 24 (1). ISSN 1096-7508.s 51 - 70.s doi: 10.22434/IFAMR2019.0211.
  • Halland, Hilde; Lamprinakis, Lampros; Kvalvik, Ingrid; Bertella, Giovanna. Learning for Sustainability in Horticultural Production in Arctic Norway. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 2021; Volum 5. ISSN 2571-581X.s 1 - 18.s doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2021.686104.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Wildlife Tourism in 2150: Uplifted Animals, Virtual and Augmented Reality and Everything In-between. Channel View Publications 2021 ISBN 9781845418663.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Lupini, Sara; Romanelli, Cecilia Rossi; Font aulet, Xavier. Workshop methodology design: Innovation-oriented participatory processes for sustainability. Annals of Tourism Research 2021; Volum 89. ISSN 0160-7383.s doi: 10.1016/j.annals.2021.103251.
  • Ferrara, Concetta; Tomasi, Sabrina; Aleffi, Chiara; Ferrara, Annapia; Bertella, Giovanna; Paviotti, Gigliola; Cavicchi, Alessio. Relationships Matter. New Paths for Tourism Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic. An Exploratory Research from Italy. Springer 2021 (1) ISBN 978-3-030-69286-5. ISSN 2199-7373.s 349 - 370.s doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-69284-1_18.
  • Tomasi, Sabrina; Cavicchi, Alessio; Paviotti, Gigliola; Bertella, Giovanna; Santini, Cristina. Assessing the Learning Outcomes of Food-related Educational Tourism Events for University Students. International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal (IS) 2020; Volum 24 (2). ISSN 1641-4233.s 95 - 125.s doi: 10.18778/1641-4233.24.07.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Animal-based experiences and animal experiences: farm animals’ perspective on human leisure in rural settings. Annals of Leisure Research 2020. ISSN 1174-5398.s doi: 10.1080/11745398.2020.1740603.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Re-thinking sustainability and food in tourism. Annals of Tourism Research 2020; Volum 84. ISSN 0160-7383.s doi: 10.1016/j.annals.2020.103005.
  • Oftedal, Elin Merethe; Bertella, Giovanna; Lanka, Sanjay; Grzegorczyk, Małgorzata; Molthan-Hill, Petra. Perspectives of Sustainability. Revista de Administração Contemporânea 2020; Volum 25 (3). ISSN 1415-6555.s e200413 - .s doi: 10.1590/1982-7849rac2021200413.en.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. The Vegan Food Experience: Searching for Happiness in the Norwegian Foodscape. Societies 2020; Volum 10 (4). ISSN 2075-4698.s doi: 10.3390/soc10040095.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Rinaldi, Maria Donata. Learning communities and co-creative tourism practices in NGDO projects. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2020. ISSN 0966-9582.s doi: 10.1080/09669582.2020.1821697.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Travel Notes, Postcards, Treasures and Dragons. Channel View Publications 2020 ISBN 9781845418168.s 167 - 175.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Interspecies Communication and Encounters with Orcas. Channel View Publications 2020 ISBN 9781845418168.s 98 - 110.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Food experience design for plant-based restaurants. Elsevier 2020 ISBN 9780128177921.s 121 - 132.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Halland, Hilde; Olafur, Reykdal; Martin, Peter. Sustainable value: the perspective of microbreweries in peripheral northern areas. Elsevier 2020 ISBN 9780128177341.s 253 - 266.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio; Bentini, Teresa. The reciprocal aspect of the experience value: tourists and residents celebrating weddings in the rural village of Petritoli (Italy). Routledge 2020 ISBN 9780367150846.s 52 - 62.
  • Dick-Forde, Emily Gaynor; Oftedal, Elin Merethe; Bertella, Giovanna. Fiction or reality? Hotel leaders’ perception on climate action and sustainable business models. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes 2020; Volum 12 (3). ISSN 1755-4217.s 245 - 260.s doi: 10.1108/WHATT-02-2020-0012.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Tomasi, Sabrina; Cavicchi, Alessio; Paviotti, Gigliola. Community-Based Tourism engagement and wellbeing from a learning perspective. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781351026383.s 176 - 193.s doi: 10.4324/9781351026383-14.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Adding an Ethical and Spiritual Dimension to Sustainable Business Models. Journal of Sustainability Research (JSR) 2019; Volum 1 (2). ISSN 2632-6582.s doi: 10.20900/jsr20190011.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Close Encounters with Wild Cetaceans: Good Practices and Online Discussions of Critical Episodes. Tourism in Marine Environments 2019; Volum 14 (4). ISSN 1544-273X.s 265 - 273.s doi: 10.3727/154427319X15719407307721.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Vidmar, Benjamin. Learning to face global food challenges through tourism experiences. Journal of Tourism Futures 2019; Volum 5 (2). ISSN 2055-5911.s doi: 10.1108/JTF-01-2019-0004.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Fumagalli, Maddalena; Vanessa, Williams-Grey. Wildlife tourism through the co-creation lens. Tourism Recreation Resarch 2019; Volum 44 (3). ISSN 0250-8281.s 300 - 310.s doi: 10.1080/02508281.2019.1606977.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Rossi Romanelli, Cecilia. Tourism Initiatives Developed through Collaboration with Foreign Organizations: The Emergence of Responsible Practices in Cuba. Tourism Planning & Development 2018; Volum 15 (3). ISSN 2156-8316.s 260 - 276.s doi: 10.1080/21568316.2017.1349688.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Dog walking in urban greenspaces. Routledge 2018 ISBN 9781138195349.s doi: 10.4324/9781315638461-29.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio; Bentini, Teresa. The reciprocal aspect of the experience value: tourists and residents celebrating weddings in the rural village of Petritoli (Italy). Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research 2018; Volum 29 (1). ISSN 1303-2917.s 52 - 62.s doi: 10.1080/13032917.2017.1381854.
  • Cavicchi, Alessio; Frontoni, Emanuele; Pierdicca, Roberto; Rinaldi, Chiara; Bertella, Giovanna; Santini, Cristina. Participatory Location-based Learning and ICT as Tools to Increase International Reputation of a Wellbeing Destination in Rural Areas: A Case Study. CABI Publishing 2018 ISBN 9781786391315.s doi: 10.1079/9781786391315.0082.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Droli, Maurizio. Creative practices of local entrepreneurs reinventing built heritage. (sammendrag) Routledge 2018 ISBN 9781138572713.s doi: 10.4324/9780203701881-15.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Santini, Cristina; Cavicchi, Alessio. Bringing together tourism practices: Experiences from the International Student Competition of Fermo (Italy). Routledge 2018 ISBN 9781138061705.s doi: 10.4324/9781315162171-10.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Animals off the menu: how animals enter the vegan food experience. Routledge 2018 ISBN 9781138291607.s 67 - 81.s doi: 10.4324/9781315265209-6.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Vegetarian for a day or two. Palgrave Macmillan 2018 ISBN 978-3-319-68206-8.s 33 - 49.s doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68207-5_3.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Ecofeminism: emerging tourism practices by institutional entrepreneurs. Routledge 2018 ISBN 9781138291706.s doi: 10.4324/9781315265117-7.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Participatory action research and collaboration in CSR initiatives by DMOs. Journal of Ecotourism 2018. ISSN 1472-4049.s doi: 10.1080/14724049.2018.1482904.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Problematizing the Ethical "Taste" of Authenticity. Journal of Tourism and Gastronomy 2018; Volum 3 (2). ISSN 2169-2971.s 81 - 92.s doi: 10.3727/216929718X15281329212207.
  • Sahebalzamani, Samira; Bertella, Giovanna. Business Models and Sustainability in Nature Tourism: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Sustainability 2018; Volum 10 (9). ISSN 2071-1050.s doi: 10.3390/su10093226.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Sustainability in wildlife tourism: challenging the assumptions and imagining alternatives. Tourism Review 2018. ISSN 1660-5373.s doi: 10.1108/TR-11-2017-0166.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Acquarone, Mario. Reply to ‘Swim encounters with Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) off Northern Norway: interactive behaviours directed towards Human Divers and Snorkellers obtained from opportunistic underwater video recordings'. Journal of Ecotourism 2017. ISSN 1472-4049.s doi: 10.1080/14724049.2017.1368272.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. The emergence of Tuscany as a wedding destination: the role of local wedding planners. Tourism Planning & Development 2017; Volum 14 (1). ISSN 2156-8316.s 1 - 14.s doi: 10.1080/21568316.2015.1133446.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio. From sharecroppers to “flying farmers”: new forms of tourism entrepreneurship in rural areas. (fulltekst) E-review of Tourism Research 2017; Volum 14 (3/4). ISSN 1941-5842.s 133 - 148.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. An eco-feminist perspective on the co-existence of different views of seals in leisure activities. Annals of Leisure Research 2017; Volum 21 (3). ISSN 1174-5398.s 284 - 301.s doi: 10.1080/11745398.2017.1415152.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Wedding Tourism. Sage Publications 2017 ISBN 9781483368948.s 1429 - 1432.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Well-being in wildlife experiences: feeling good for the animals?. Routledge 2017 (64) ISBN 978-1-138-96173-9. ISSN 2574-9323.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.. CABI Publishing 2017 ISBN 9781780648620.s 130 - 139.s doi: 10.1079/9781780648620.0130.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Celebrating the family abroad: the wedding tourism experience. (data) Routledge 2016 ISBN 1138643858.s doi: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1064774.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Experiencing nature in animal-based tourism. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 2016; Volum 14. ISSN 2213-0780.s 22 - 26.s doi: 10.1016/j.jort.2016.04.007.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Celebrating the family abroad: the wedding tourism experience. Annals of Leisure Research 2015; Volum 18 (3). ISSN 1174-5398.s 397 - 413.s doi: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1064774.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Vester, Heike Iris. Whale Watching in Norway Caught Between More Traditional Hunting Canons and the Lucrative Promise of Seismic Airguns. Tourism in Marine Environments 2015; Volum 11 (1). ISSN 1544-273X.s 73 - 77.s doi: 10.3727/154427315X14398263718510.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Running, walking, wining and dining in the Chianti countryside: the development of an active eno-gastronomic event and the changing role of the stakeholders. Routledge 2014 ISBN 978-0-415-82781-2.s 100 - 109.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Designing small-scale sport events in the countryside. International Journal of Event and Festival Management 2014; Volum 5 (2). ISSN 1758-2954.s 132 - 145.s doi: 10.1108/IJEFM-05-2013-0008.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. The co-creation of animal-based tourism experiences. Tourism Recreation Resarch 2014; Volum 39 (1). ISSN 0250-8281.s 115 - 126.s doi: 10.1080/02508281.2014.11081330.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. The ethical and local dimensions of sustainable development in relation to small and medium-sized firms participating in tourism-relevant projects. (fulltekst) European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation 2014; Volum 5. ISSN 2182-4916.s 35 - 54.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Photography and Northern Lights Tourism in Tromsø, Norway. (fulltekst) Northern Review 2013 (37). ISSN 0835-3433.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Sport events and destination image: running under the midnight sun in northern Norway. (fulltekst) 2013 ISBN 978-989-97395-1-2.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Northern Lights Chase Tours. Experiences from Northern Norway. Journal of Northern Studies 2013; Volum 7 (2). ISSN 1654-5915.s 95 - 116.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Ethical content of pictures of animals in tourism promotion. Tourism Recreation Resarch 2013; Volum 38 (3). ISSN 0250-8281.s 281 - 294.s doi: 10.1080/02508281.2013.11081754.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Embodied tourism experiences and rural events: the case of Ecomaratona del Chianti. (fulltekst) 2013 ISBN 978-1-907240-35-5.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Extraordinary and memorable experiences in the Arctic: photographic portraits under the Northern Light. Edicoes pedago 2012 ISBN 978-989-8449-98-6.s 586 - 587.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. A knowledge-based model for the development of food tourism. Edizioni ETS 2012 ISBN 978-884673529-4.s 135 - 146.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Knowledge in food tourism: the case of Lofoten and Maremma Toscana. Current Issues in Tourism 2011; Volum 14 (4). ISSN 1368-3500.s 355 - 371.s doi: 10.1080/13683500.2010.489638.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Communities of Practice in Tourism: Working and Learning Together. An Illustrative Case Study from Northern Norway. Tourism and Hospitality Planning & Development 2011; Volum 8 (4). ISSN 1479-053X.s 381 - 397.s doi: 10.1080/21568316.2011.598179.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. A knowledge-based model for the development of food tourism. (Abstract). Edizioni ETS 2011 ISBN 978-884672967-5.s 13 - 16.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Wildlife tourism and natural sciences knowledge : challenges and critical factors. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2011; Volum 11 (1). ISSN 1502-2250.s 97 - 114.s doi: 10.1080/15022250.2011.540794.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Networks of small tourism actors going online: the case of the “Innovative Experiences” network. 2011 ISBN 978-0-615-56225-4.s 8 - 9.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Knowledge in food tourism: the case of Lofoten and Maremma Toscana. Current Issues in Tourism 2010. ISSN 1368-3500.s 1 - 17.s doi: 10.1080/13683500.2010.489638.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Wildlife Tourism Futures: Encounters with Wild, Captive and Artificial Animals. Channel View Publications 2020 ISBN 9781845418168.s 113 - 125.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Lupini, Sara. Playing our way to a more sustainable future. (fulltekst) 2022.
  • Lamprinakis, Lampros; Bertella, Giovanna. Book Review: The Value Orientations of Buddhist and Christian Entrepreneurs: A Comparative Perspective on Spirituality and Business Ethics. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion 2021; Volum 18 (1). ISSN 1476-6086.s 71 - 73.s doi: 10.51327/MPNH1737.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Fumagalli, Maddalena; Williams-Grey, Vanessa. Wildlife tourism through the co-creation lens. Routledge 2021 ISBN 9780367761790.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Turismo, sostenibilità ed attività etiche con gli animali. Etologia applicata al turismo e alla didattica 2021-05-20 - 2021-05-21 2021.
  • Lupini, Sara; Bertella, Giovanna. Tools for Sustainable Transformations in Tourism. 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research 2021-09-21 - 2021-09-23 2021.
  • Vidmar, Benjamin; Bertella, Giovanna; Lupini, Sara. Innovation and Sustainability Workshop with Polar Permaculture Solutions. 2020.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Oftedal, Elin M. La oss tenke oss om en gang til: Reiselivet etter koronakrisen. Nordlys 2020. ISSN 0805-5440.
  • Acquarone, Mario; Bertella, Giovanna. Winter Whale-Watching in Norhtern Norway.. SeaU 2020 I International Congress of Whale Watching 2020-11-23 - 2020-11-23 2020.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Kunnskap om bærekraft i turistnæringen i nord, og kan vi se inn i glasskula?. Vin & Viten 2020-11-04 - 2020-11-04 2020.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Måseide-Olsen, Anne-Karin; Lupini, Sara; Rossi Romanelli, Cecilia; Font, Xavier. Innovation and Sustainability through Creative Workshops. Innovasjonsprosjekt i samarbeid med Tromsø Kommune, Visit Tromsø, Tromsø Sentrum AS og Næringsforeningen, Flow Coworking.. 2020.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Welcome to the Futures of Wildlife Tourism. Channel View Publications 2020 ISBN 9781845418168.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Tomasi, Sabrina; Donhie Legernes, Michele; Andersen, Marika. Let’s Zing: engaging tourism companies and tourists in ocean plastic clean-up. Journal of Ecotourism 2019. ISSN 1472-4049.s doi: 10.1080/14724049.2019.1596116.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Report about whale watching situation in Northern Norway. Ocean Sounds Newsletter 2019.
  • Tomasi, Sabrina; Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio. Tourism engagement and wellbeing from a learning perspective. AIEAA Tomorrow's food. Economic and social aspects of agritourism and its impact on the territory 2019-06-13 - 2019-06-14 2019.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Rossi Romanelli, Cecilia. Tourism Initiatives Developed through Collaboration with Foreign Organizations: The Emergence of Responsible Practices in Cuba. Routledge 2018 ISBN 9780367141004.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Acquarone, Mario. Reply to `Swim encounters with Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) off Northern Norway: interactive behaviours directed towards Human Divers and Snorkellers obtained from opportunistic underwater video recordings?. Journal of Ecotourism 2018; Volum 17 (2). ISSN 1472-4049.s 184 - 191.s doi: 10.1080/14724049.2017.1368272.
  • Sahebalzamani, Samira; Bertella, Giovanna. Emerging Business Models and Sustainability in Whale-Watching:The case of Northern Norway. AIRTH 2017 Conference 2017-03-23 - 2017-03-25 2017.
  • Sabrina, Tomasi; Bertella, Giovanna; Santini, Cristina; Cavicchi, Alessio. The role of higher education learning communities in enhancing the attractiviness of rural areas. Culinary and Winve Tourism Conference 2017-10-18 - 2017-10-21 2017.
  • Sahebalzamani, Samira; Bertella, Giovanna. Emerging Business Models and Sustainability in Whale-Watching:The case of Northern Norway. Encuentros/AIRTH 2017 Conference 2017-03-23 - 2017-03-25 2017.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Innovating under the Tuscan sun: the emergence of a tour operator network re-inventing the tourism experience. ECONA bedriftsøkonomisk forening 2016-11-02 - 2016-11-02 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio; Santini, Crisitna; Rinaldi, Chiara; Frontoni, Emanuele; Roberto, Pierdicca. Experiences from the first international student competition in Fermo (Italy) on “Place branding and Mediterranean Diet”. Enhancing Sustainable Tourism in Adriatic-Ionian Region through co-creation: the role of Universities and Public-Private Partnerships 2016-09-15 - 2016-09-16 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Lista aggiornata dei contributi scientifici sull’albergo diffuso. Compilata per la S.I.S.A.D. scuola internazionale di specializzazione in Albergo Diffuso. 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Value creation in whale watching tourism. Whale watching as an entertaining and meaningful experience. Whale Watching Course 2016-10-13 - 2016-10-13 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Living the outdoors: does the presence of animals influence our experience?. (fulltekst) 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Droli, Maurizio; Panizza, Marco. Business model for the self-financing of erratic territorial development processes. A case study. The XX International Interdisciplinary Conference: The Erratic Behavior of the Landscape-cultural Mosaic: Emotion, Energy, Experience 2016-07-07 - 2016-07-08 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. The student competition as a temporary collective learning environment to foster communities of practice. International Student Competition of Fermo 2016-05-03 - 2016-05-08 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Acquarone, Mario; Baker, Russell. Guidelines for whale watching activities. 2016.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Maurizio, Droli. The Albergo Diffuso business model and the creation of community wellbeing. 6th Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference 2015-09-08 - 2015-09-10 2015.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio. Marchigiane families open their homes to tourists: sharing food and stories at the dinner table. (fulltekst) Journal of Tourism and Gastronomy 2015; Volum 1 (1). ISSN 2169-2971.s 69 - 70.s doi: 10.3727/216929715X14320509934636.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Value creation in whale watching: the challenges of a growing sector. Whale watching course 2015-01-06 - 2015-01-06 2015.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Value creation in whale watching: possibilities for a high quality responsible practice. Whale course 2015-11-12 - 2015-11-12 2015.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Wellbeing in wildlife experiences: feeling good for the animals?. 6th Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference 2015-09-08 - 2015-09-10 2015.
  • Bertella, Giovanna; Cavicchi, Alessio. From sharecroppers to "fying farmers" in Marche region: a multiple case study on new forms of tourism entrepreneurship in rural areas. Consumer behavior in Tourism Synposium 2014-12-03 - 2014-12-06 2014.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. SMEs and the ethical and local dimensions of sustainable development. II International Conference of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation 2014-05-19 - 2014-05-21 2014.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Animals and Adventure Tourism Activities in Northern Norway. 2014 International Adventure Tourism Conference 2014-11-24 - 2014-11-26 2014.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Sport events and destination image: running under the midnight sun in nothern Norway. International Tourims Congress_ Destination image and sustainability 2013-11-27 - 2013-11-29 2013.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Embodied tourism experiences and rural events: the case of Ecomaratona del Chianti. Active Countryside Tourism Conference 2013-01-23 - 2013-01-25 2013.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. A study about knowledge and learning in small-scale tourism in rural and peripheral areas. 2012.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Extraordinary and memorable experiences in the Arctic: photographic portraits under the northern light. Tourism, Training and Innovation: Research and Experiences 2012-11-06 - 2012-11-07 2012.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Networks of small tourism actors going online: the case of the «Innovative Experiences» network. Conference on Social Media in Hospitality and Tourism 2011-10-20 - 2011-10-22 2011.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. A knowledge-based model for the development of food tourism (Presentation, parallel section II). Wine and Food Tourism First European Conference 2011-04-13 - 2011-04-15 2011.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Kunnskap og matturisme med utgangspunkt i Toscana og Lofoten. Lofoten Iternasjonale Matfest 2010-08-20 - 2010-08-20 2010.
  • Bertella, Giovanna. Management of knowledge in small family businesses in farm-tourism. 2007.
  • Look at all works in CRIStin →


    Research interests

    Theoretical perspectives: Management (knowledge and collaboration), Marketing (experiential marketing, consumer culture theory), Entrepreneurship/Innovation (practice-based and institutional theory).

    Fields of study: 1) Tourism and leisure studies 2) Food & beverages studies (plant-based food/beverage consumption and production, sustainability, rural entrepreneurship) 3) Futures studies.

    Research methods: qualitative methods, creative analytic practice.