Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2017

Proceedings of the International Conference in Rome, Italy, January 24-26, 2017

Editors: Schegg, Roland, Stangl, Brigitte (Eds.)

  • Analyzes the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism
  • Offers a special focus on developing digital strategies, big data, and the digital economy
  • Provides both state-of-the-art research findings and industrial case studies
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This book presents state-of-the-art research into the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism. The range of topics covered is broad, encompassing digital marketing and social media, mobile computing and web design, semantic technologies and recommender systems, augmented and virtual reality, electronic distribution and online travel reviews, MOOC and eLearning, eGovernment, and the sharing economy. There is a particular focus on the development of digital strategies, the impact of big data, and the digital economy. In addition to the description of research advances and innovative ideas, readers will find a number of informative industrial case studies. The contents of the book are based on the 2017 ENTER eTourism conference, held in Rome. The volume will be of interest to all academics and practitioners who wish to keep abreast of the latest developments in eTourism.

About the authors

Roland Schegg is a professor at the Institute of Tourism at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland/Valais (HES-SO Valais). Between 2000 and 2004 he was with the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). He earned his BS from the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology (ETH) in Zurich and his PhD from the University of Geneva. His research interests lie in the field of eTourism (online distribution, eService metrics, technology adoption, web 2.0, and mobile technologies in tourism).
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.

Table of contents (56 chapters)

  • Ontology-Based Matchmaking to Provide Personalized Recommendations for Tourists

    Grün, Christoph (et al.)

    Pages 3-16

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  • A Chat-Based Group Recommender System for Tourism

    Nguyen, Thuy Ngoc (et al.)

    Pages 17-30

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  • Extending the Schema.org Vocabulary for More Expressive Accommodation Annotations

    Kärle, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 31-41

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  • Reviewing Geotagging Research in Tourism

    Wong, Elise (et al.)

    Pages 43-58

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  • Localization of National Tourism Organizations Websites: The Case of ETC Members

    Mele, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 59-71

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2017
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the International Conference in Rome, Italy, January 24-26, 2017
Editors
  • Roland Schegg
  • Brigitte Stangl
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-51168-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-51168-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-51167-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 794
Number of Illustrations and Tables
95 b/w illustrations
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