Antonio Pezzano assists public bodies and tourism organizations to design and implement policies and projects that create economic value. Its role is to provide concrete data and facts to decision makers.
He is currently a Team Leader in the context of Sensi Contemporanei an experimental public investment program in contemporary art, architecture, urban planning, design, the audiovisual sector and tourism.
He writes for Officina Turistica on destination management.
In September 2015 he launched notediturismo.it, an online bulletin board that collects information relevant to the work of destination managers with the aim of making data and analyzes accessible, often hidden in too long and voluminous research reports.
He was the coordinator of the EDEN network of European tourist destinations of excellence on behalf of the European Commission.
He has collaborated and collaborates with Think Tank, University and NGO in the context of projects commissioned by the European Commission on sustainable tourism.
He collaborates on a permanent basis with consultancy companies engaged internationally in the definition of master plans and tourism policies commissioned by multilateral development banks such as World Bank and IFC.
In Italy, on behalf of the Culture, Tourism and Environment Association, he coordinated the work groups that supported the first Italian parks to obtain the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism, recognition of quality by the European Parks Federation.