Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2014

Proceedings of the International Conference in Dublin, Ireland, January 21-24, 2014

Editors: Xiang, Zheng, Tussyadiah, Iis (Eds.)

  • Presents research on cutting-edge technologies in travel and tourism by leading scholars in the field
  • Offers practical insights into IT-related managerial issues
  • Provides a collection of diverse perspectives and methodologies
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The papers presented in this volume advance the state-of-the-art research on social media and Web 2.0, electronic tourism marketing, website development and evaluation, search engine marketing and optimization, IT adoption and diffusion, virtual travel communities, mobile technologies, management information systems in tourism, eLearning, recommender systems for tourism businesses and destinations and electronic distribution for hospitality and travel products. This book covers the most significant topics contributed by prominent scholars from around the world and is suitable for both academics and practitioners who are interested in the latest developments in e-Tourism.

About the authors

Zheng Xiang PhD is assistant professor at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Virginia Tech. His primary research interests include travel information search, emergent Internet-based technologies for travel decisions and the development of marketing information systems for tourism organizations.

Iis Tussyadiah PhD is associate clinical professor at the School of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University, Vancouver. Her main research interests include the impact of ICT use on travel experiences and the influence of ICT-mediated experiences on cultural production, place making and destination marketing.

Table of contents (65 chapters)

  • Mobile Social Travel Recommender System

    Garcia, Ander (et al.)

    Pages 3-16

  • Mobile Apps Devoted to UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Map

    Schieder, Theresa Karolina (et al.)

    Pages 17-29

  • An Analysis of Mobile Applications Classification Related to Tourism Destinations

    Fuentetaja, Ion Gil (et al.)

    Pages 31-44

  • Hotel Mobile Apps. The Case of 4 and 5 Star Hotels in European German-Speaking Countries

    Adukaite, Asta (et al.)

    Pages 45-57

  • The Effects of Presence Induced by Smartphone Applications on Tourism: Application to Cultural Heritage Attractions

    Lee, Keumsil (et al.)

    Pages 59-72

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eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03973-2
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03972-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2014
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the International Conference in Dublin, Ireland, January 21-24, 2014
Editors
  • Zheng Xiang
  • Iis Tussyadiah
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03973-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03973-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-03972-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 907
Number of Illustrations and Tables
116 b/w illustrations
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