Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies

Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies

by Noam Shoval, Michal Isaacson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415851695
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism Series
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Noam Shoval is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography at Hebrew University.

Michal Isaacson is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at Hebrew University.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Section 1: Theoretical and Methodological Issues of Tourists’ Spatial Behavior 2. Theoretical Aspects of Tourists’ Spatial Behavior 3. Methodological Aspects of Measurement and Visualization of Tourists’ Spatial Behavior Section 2: Available Tracking Technologies 4. Land-based Tracking Technologies 5. Satellite-based Tracking Technologies Section 3: Application of Tracking Technologies to Research on Tourist Mobility 6. Methodological Challenges 7. Understanding the Tourist 8. Understanding the Destination 9. Ethical Questions and the Tracking of Tourists Section 4: Concluding Thoughts 10. Conclusion. Appendix: Integrating Data Obtained from Tracking Devices into Geographic Information Systems

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