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Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2014

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

  • Zheng Xiang
  • Iis Tussyadiah
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Mobile Technologies and Context-Aware Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ander Garcia, Isabel Torre, Maria Teresa Linaza
      Pages 3-16
    3. Theresa Karolina Schieder, Asta Adukaite, Lorenzo Cantoni
      Pages 17-29
    4. Ion Gil Fuentetaja, Ion Zugasti Simon, Ariane Rubio Aranzabal, Maria Peralta Ariza, Carlos Lamsfus, Aurkene Alzua-Sorzabal
      Pages 31-44
    5. Asta Adukaite, Annina Melanie Reimann, Elena Marchiori, Lorenzo Cantoni
      Pages 45-57
    6. Matthias Braunhofer, Mehdi Elahi, Francesco Ricci, Thomas Schievenin
      Pages 87-100
  3. Social Media Marketing Strategies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Jing Ge, Ulrike Gretzel, Rodney J. Clarke
      Pages 159-173
    3. Dimitrios Buhalis, Marie-Kristin Foerste
      Pages 175-185
    4. Oriol Miralbell, Aurkene Alzua-Sorzabal, Jon Kepa Gerrikagoitia
      Pages 187-199
    5. Wolfgang Koerbitz, Irem Önder
      Pages 201-211

About these proceedings


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.


Destination management Electronic distribution Electronic tourism marketing Hospitality Information technology Management information systems Mobile technologies Recommender systems Search engine marketing Search engine optimization Social media Travel and tourism Virtual travel communities Web 2.0 Website development Website evaluation e-business eLearning

Editors and affiliations

  • Zheng Xiang
    • 1
  • Iis Tussyadiah
    • 2
  1. 1.Virginia TechBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.Washington State UniversityVancouverUSA

About the editors

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.

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