Two new books published by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis
Buhalis, D. Taheri, B., Rahimi, R. (2023) Smart Cities and Tourism: Co-creating experiences, challenges and opportunities Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers https://www.goodfellowpublishers.com/smart http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781915097088-4973
Taheri, B., Rahimi, R. & Buhalis, D. (2022) The Sharing Economy and the Tourism Industry. Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers https://www.goodfellowpublishers.com/sharing http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781915097064-4970
Smart Cities and Tourism
Co-creating experiences, challenges and opportunities
Dimitrios Buhalis, Babak Taheri, Roya Rahimi
ISBN: 9781915097088 HBK; 9781915097095 eBook
The smart cities of tomorrow engage locals, visitors, governments and businesses in an intelligent, collaborative and connected ecosystem. Smart tourism integrates the entire tourism ecosystem and supports the value cocreation for all stakeholders. To this end, this book, with its three parts and 12 chapters, provides a comprehensive understanding of city services, as well as evaluating the local and visitor experience, and investigating how ‘smartness’ creates liveable environments, business solutions and tourism innovations.
With international contributions from well-respected and international academics, it brings state-of-art knowledge on marketing management (and related areas such as urban studies) from a new modern perspective within the smart cities. Via academic research and international case studies, it discusses issues such as:
• Smart cities
• The evolution of the smart city
• Smart tourist destinations
• Smart trends in the tourism and hospitality industry
• Smart sports in smart cities
• Smart cities towards the quality of life of residents
It serves as a crucial reference point for smart city researchers, scholars, students and practitioners by offering new insights and stimulating potential future research.
The Sharing Economy and the Tourism Industry
Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges
Roya Rahimi, Babak Taheri, Dimitrios Buhalis
ISBN: 9781915097064 HBK; 9781915097071 eBook; DOI10.23912/9781915097064-4970
This is one of the first academic volumes on this topic to focus on marketing and managerial implications specifically in tourism, services marketing and urban studies. Written by an international team of contributors and using real life case studies, it looks at issues such as:
- An introduction to and conceptualization of the sharing economy;
- National culture and the sharing economy;
- Big data and digital marketing in the sharing economy;
- The future of mobility according to Uber;
- Rethinking tourism models in the era of the sharing economy;
It is a must-have volume for all those researching in the area of the sharing economy who wish to learn more and delve deeper into the implications it has had and will have on the tourism industry and wider tourism economy.
Babak Taheri is Professor of Marketing in Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK and Visiting Professor at several universities e.g., Aberdeen University (UK)and WSB University in Gdańsk (Poland).
Roya Rahimi is a Reader in Marketing and Leisure Management at the University of Wolverhampton, Business School, UK. She is the associate editor for Tourism Management Perspective Journal and UoA 17 REF coordinator at the University of Wolverhampton.
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