Iscontour 2014 Tourism Research Perspectives

Author: Roman Egger
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3735776515
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Iscontour 2014 Tourism Research Perspectives from the Author: Roman Egger. Proceedings of the ISCONTOUR The aim of the International Student Conference in Tourism Research (ISCONTOUR) is thus to offer students a unique platform to present their research and to establish a mutual knowledge transfer forum for attendees from academia, industry, government and other organisations. The annual conference, wich is jointly organised by the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems and the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, will take place alternatively at the locations Salzburg and Krems. The conference research chairs are Prof. (FH) Dr. Roman Egger (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) and Prof. (FH) Mag. Christian Maurer (University of Applied Sciences Krems). The target audience include international students (also PhDs), graduates, teachers and lecturers from the field of tourism and leisure management as well as companies and anyone interested in the conference topic areas. Issues to be covered at the conference include the following areas within a tourism context: Marketing & Management Tourism Product Development & Sustainability Information and Communication Technologies

Open Tourism

Author: Roman Egger
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642540899
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Open Tourism from the Author: Roman Egger. This book examines the concepts of open innovation, crowdsourcing and co-creation from a holistic point of view and analyzes them considering their suitability to the tourism industry. Methods, theories and models are discussed and examined regarding their practical applicability in tourism. The book illustrates the theoretical mechanisms and principles of Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing and Co-creation with case studies and best practices examples. In addition to the scientific target group, the book is a useful resource for managers of the entire tourism industry. First, the book presents the theoretical fundamentals and concepts in 11 specific chapters. This basis is then enriched by three parts with case studies, focusing on information, creation and provision respectively. Finally in a concluding part the editors sum up the book and give an outlook on the implications, learnings and future perspectives of open innovation, crowdsourcing and collaborative consumption in the tourism industry.

Moral Encounters In Tourism

Author: Asst Prof Mary Mostafanezhad
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472418441
Size: 79.65 MB
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Moral Encounters In Tourism from the Author: Asst Prof Mary Mostafanezhad. Illustrating the role of power and power relations in tourism encounters within different political, economic, environmental and cultural contexts, the authors in this anthology analyse, theoretically and empirically, the implications of the privileging of some moralities at the expense of others. Key themes include the moral consumption of tourism experiences, embodiment in tourism encounters, environmental moralities as well as methodological aspects of morality in tourism research. Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, Moral Encounters in Tourism provides a much-anticipated overview of this new interdisciplinary terrain and offers possible routes for new research on the intersection of morality and tourism studies.

Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2017

Author: Roland Schegg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319511688
Size: 73.69 MB
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Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2017 from the Author: Roland Schegg. 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.

Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2012

Author: Matthias Fuchs
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3709111412
Size: 36.20 MB
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Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2012 from the Author: Matthias Fuchs. The papers presented in this volume advance the state of the art in social media and Web 2.0, electronic tourism marketing, web site and search engine optimization, technology adoption and diffusion, online communities, tourism management and decision support, eLearning, mobile technologies and applications in tourism, recommender systems, e-intermediaries and networks in tourism, customer research in e-tourism and user generated content. The volume collects research papers of prominent scholars from around the world with a disciplinary background in the fields of social or computer sciences. The book covers among the most significant topics within the study field of electronic tourism and, likewise, addresses academics and practitioners interested in latest advancements in the electronic travel and tourism domain.

Personal Pronouns In Present Day English

Author: Katie Wales
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521471022
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Personal Pronouns In Present Day English from the Author: Katie Wales. The first comprehensive book-length analysis of personal pronouns in present-day English.

Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2015

Author: Iis Tussyadiah
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319143433
Size: 68.43 MB
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Information And Communication Technologies In Tourism 2015 from the Author: Iis Tussyadiah. The papers presented in this volume advance the state-of-the-art research on big data and analytics, social media, electronic marketing, mobile computing and recommender systems, mobile sensors and geosocial services, augmented reality, wearable computing, smart tourism, electronic distribution for tourism and hospitality products and services, e-learning, responsive web design and management, and eTourism for development. This book covers the most significant areas 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.

Sustainable Tourism In Protected Areas

Author: Paul F. J. Eagles
Publisher: IUCN
ISBN: 2831706483
Size: 67.98 MB
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Sustainable Tourism In Protected Areas from the Author: Paul F. J. Eagles. Tourism is good business, as it produces 4.4% of the world's GDP, and employs around 200 million people globally. It can also help the sustainable management of protected areas, as a market-based alternative catering to the growing number of discriminating travelers trying to find, understand and enjoy a natural environment. This publication is designed to assist protected area managers and other stakeholders in the planning and management of protected areas, visitor recreation and the tourism industry, so that tourism can develop in a sustainable fashion, while respecting local conditions and local communities.

Analytics In Smart Tourism Design

Author: Zheng Xiang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319442635
Size: 64.66 MB
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Analytics In Smart Tourism Design from the Author: Zheng Xiang. This book presents cutting edge research on the development of analytics in travel and tourism. It introduces new conceptual frameworks and measurement tools, as well as applications and case studies for destination marketing and management. It is divided into five parts: Part one on travel demand analytics focuses on conceptualizing and implementing travel demand modeling using big data. It illustrates new ways to identify, generate and utilize large quantities of data in tourism demand forecasting and modeling. Part two focuses on analytics in travel and everyday life, presenting recent developments in wearable computers and physiological measurement devices, and the implications for our understanding of on-the-go travelers and tourism design. Part three embraces tourism geoanalytics, correlating social media and geo-based data with tourism statistics. Part four discusses web-based and social media analytics and presents the latest developments in utilizing user-generated content on the Internet to understand a number of managerial problems. The final part is a collection of case studies using web-based and social media analytics, with examples from the Sochi Olympics on Twitter, leveraging online reviews in the hotel industry, and evaluating destination communications and market intelligence with online hotel reviews. The chapters in this section collectively describe a range of different approaches to understanding market dynamics in tourism and hospitality.

Introduction To Data Envelopment Analysis And Its Uses

Author: William W. Cooper
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387291229
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Introduction To Data Envelopment Analysis And Its Uses from the Author: William W. Cooper. Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References has been carefully designed by the authors to provide a systematic introduction to DEA and its uses as a multifaceted tool for evaluating problems in a variety of contexts. The authors have been involved in DEA's development from the beginning. William Cooper (with Abraham Charnes and Edwardo Rhodes) is a founder of DEA. Lawrence Seiford and Kaoru Tone have been actively involved as researchers and practitioners from its earliest beginnings. All have been deeply involved in uses of DEA in practical applications as well as in the development of its basic theory and methodologies. The result is a textbook grounded in authority, experience and substance.