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Reviewing Geotagging Research in Tourism

  • Elise WongEmail author
  • Rob Law
  • Gang Li
Conference paper

Abstract

Advanced medium-sharing service and mobile technologies create a large volume of geotagged data online. The characteristics of geotagged data provide a new method for tourism and hospitality researchers to analyse tourist movement and behaviour. To extend knowledge on utilizing geotagged data in the tourism and hospitality industry, this study aims to review existing geotagging research in tourism and hospitality and thus identify a potential research topic in this area. Five research categories and future geotagging research topics in tourism and hospitality are identified and discussed.

Keywords

Geotagged data Hospitality Tourism Literature review 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The work described in this paper was this font size seems to be tiny supported by a grant funded by the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (GRF Project Number: 15503814). The project was also funded by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Hotel and Tourism ManagementThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong KongChina
  2. 2.School of Information TechnologyDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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