Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2018: Proceedings of the International Conference in Jönköping, Sweden, January 24-26, 2018

Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2018: Proceedings of the International Conference in Jönköping, Sweden, January 24-26, 2018

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319729220
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 542
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Brigitte Stangl holds a doctorate (August 2010) and two master’s degrees (2006, 2007) from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). During her studies, she specialized in Tourism and Leisure Studies and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Between 2006 and 2010, she undertook duties as a Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Tourism and Leisure Studies, WU Vienna. From November 2010 to March 2012, she worked as a project manager at the Institute for Tourism and Leisure Research, HTW Chur, Switzerland. In May 2012, she joined the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as a Lecturer in Tourism. Her main research interests are related to e-tourism and lie in the areas of decision support systems, web design, web 2.0, web 3D, and virtual realities. Her research is interdisciplinary, mainly relating to the fields of tourism, marketing, information systems, and psychology.



Juho Pesonen is the head of e-tourism research at the University of Eastern Finland, Centre for Tourism Studies. He received his doctorate from University of Eastern Finland Business School in 2013, with a focus on online tourism marketing. He has been involved in tourism research since 2009 and has managed and worked in several national and international tourism research and development projects and networks. His main research interests are in digital tourism marketing, destination marketing and development, sustainable tourism, and rural and nature-based tourism.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Virtual Reality and Gamification.-Part 2: Sharing Economy, Crowdsourcing and Coopetition.-Part 3: Information Search and Travel Behaviour.-Part 4: Social Media.-Part 5: Social Media and Technology in the Hospitality Industry.-Part 6: Mobile Tourism.-Part 7: Data Mining and Sentiment Analysis.-Part 8: Recommender Systems.-Part 9: Education and Learning.-Part 10: Big Data.

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