Melbourne, Australia Even the best online Destination Management Organisations around the globe still underutilise technology to inspire, promote, facilitate, engage travel. Research undertaken by the Bournemouth University eTourismLab in collaboration… Read more » about BU eTourismLab and the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse: Utilisation of technology by DMOs to inspire, promote, facilitate, engage travel
Destination Management Systems Benchmarking and eDestination online presence study The Bournemouth University eTourismLab is currently benchmarking the way in which online destinations worldwide are implementing technologies and applications. Global best… Read more » about Destination Management Systems Benchmarking and eDestination online presence study
Project Summary Gaming allows us to experience reality and can prepare and engage individuals for a future event. Smart phones make gaming part of everyday life and its potential… Read more » about New PhD Project at BUeTourismLab to start in Sept 2012: Augmented Reality Gaming: A New Paradigm for Tourist Experience?
The International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism (IFITT), one of the world’s leading tourism and technology organisations, hosted a workshop at the EyeForTravel Travel Distribution Summit Europe in… Read more » about IFITT@EyeForTravel Technology Enhanced Tourism Experience Economy Workshop 2012
PARTICIPATE IN THE SURVEY ON: The role of travel review websites’ functions in tourists’ decision-making process http://kwiksurveys.com/online-survey.php?surveyID=LHDJNK_475445d3&u=TravelReviewsandTouristsTripPlanning Please complete this survey investigating the role of travel review websites’ functions in… Read more » about The Role of Travel Review Websites in Tourists’ Trip Planning Behaviour exemplified on TripAdvisor
Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Ivana Rihova and Barbara Neuhofer talking about the experience economy, technology and the upcoming workshop: IFITT@Eyefortravel Technology Enabled Tourism Experience Economy Wednesday, 18 April 2012 To register… Read more » about IFITT@EyeforTravel Workshop: Technology Enabled Tourism Experience Economy
REGISTER NOW HERE –>>> http://ifitteft-eorg.eventbrite.com/ When: Thursday, 18th April 2012, 09:00 – 11:30 Where: Eyefortravel Trave Distribution Summit 2012, London Registration: Fees: Free for IFITT Members – £40 for… Read more » about REGISTER NOW : Technology Enabled Tourism Experience Economy
The library has just got the following as an e-book: Sigala, M., et al. eds. 2012. Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: Theory, Practice and Cases. Farnham: Ashgate.
ENTER 2012, the annual IT and Tourism conference, was held from 24th to 27th January 2012 in Helsingborg, Sweden. Organised by IFITT, the leading international organisation for information technologies in… Read more » about ENTER 2012 – Main conclusions
(In the picture: Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, IFITT President; Barbara Neuhofer, Bournemouth University PhD Student; Dr. Ulrike Gretzel, Chair ENTER 2012 PhD Workshop) Babara Neuhofer, PhD student at the Bournemouth… Read more » about Barbara Neuhofer is awarded 2nd Prize for Best PhD Proposal at ENTER2012