DBtravel: A Tourism-Oriented Semantic Graph

  • Pablo CallejaEmail author
  • Freddy PriyatnaEmail author
  • Nandana MihindukulasooriyaEmail author
  • Mariano RicoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11153)


We present DBtravel, a tourism-oriented knowledge graph generated from the collaborative travel site Wikitravel. Our approach takes advantage of the recommended guideline for contributors provided by Wikitravel and extracts the named entities available in Wikitravel Spanish entries by using a NLP pipeline. Compared to a manually annotated gold standard, results show that our approach reaches values for precision and recall around 80% for some sections of Wikitravel for the Spanish language.


DBpedia Name entity recognition Wikitravel 



This work has been supported by a research assistant grant by the Consejo de Educación, Juventud y Deporte de la Comunidad de Madrid partially founded by the European Social Fund (PEJ16/TIC/AI-1984) and by the Spanish MINECO Ministry (project RTC-2016-4952-7).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ontology Engineering GroupUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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