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For a Sustainable Tourism Industry - Tourism

Since the 1960’s technology has developed hugely with new products such as check in systems (computers) at airports that are easier products for customers to use making their whole experience easier, forever profiting the travel and tourism sector.

Technology has shaped the present travel and tourism industry because of the new technological developments over the past 50 years that have made travelling and the overall experience better for citizens.

Conservation Laws, Sustainable Travel and Ecotourism

Since the inventing of the internet, technology has developed dramatically because of the way we now use the internet to book online also developing tourism with how simple it now is to book through the internet and travel abroad.

Years and years ago, many destinations weren’t even known to some and were never visited, though now are visited regularly and have become a popular destination.

The growth of destination development has had an effect on the industry by changing tourism, and destinations forever.

Employment in the tourism industry to grow significantly

Legislation Improved education can effect the travel and tourism industry because if a child’s education is improved when they’re younger, they’re then able to learn more, get more qualifications and come out of school with a higher paying job, which means they could end up working within the travel and tourism sector or because of their high paying job, they would have more of a disposable income to spend on yearly luxury holidays benefiting the travel and tourism industry by earning them a profit.

Development of travel and tourism in the 1960's

If someone has a high income, they are known to have more money to splash out on a yearly holiday where as people with low income are more likely to not be able to afford the essentials as well as a yearly holiday, affecting the travel and tourism industry because if a higher percentage of people have a low income, not many will spend it on holidays loosing the industry their profit.

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Volume 13, Number 2

Research Articles

Mobile Travel Services: The Effect of Moderating Context Factors
H. Bouwman, C. Carlsson, C. Lopez-Nicolas, B. McKenna, F. Molina-Castillo, T. Tuunanen, and P. Walden

QR Code as an On-Site Tourism Information Source
Wee-Kheng Tan and Yu-Chung Chang

Use of Social Media by National Tourism Organizations: A Preliminary Analysis
Mridula Dwivedi, Anil Yadav, and Umashankar Venkatesh

Tourism Extranet Acceptance in the Cruise Distribution Chain: The Role of Context, Usability, and Appearance
Alexis Papathanassis and Paul Brejla

Visiting Suriname, Using DART to Analyze a Visitor’s Perspective in a Cocreation Environment
Bob van Limburg

Book Reviews

Information Technology and Competitive Advantage in Small Firms (Brian Web and Frank Schlemmer)
Daniel Laven

Quantitative Methods in Tourism: A Handbook (Rodolfo Baggio and Jane Klobas)
Rob Law

Tourism Informatics: Visual Travel Recommender Systems, Social Communities, and User Interface Design (Nalin Sharda)
Kyung Hyan Yoo

Legal Experience > Tourism & Hospitality Law in Australia

All manuscripts published in the journal are double-blind peer-reviewed. The standard for publication inInformation Technology & Tourism is that a paper must make a substantive contribution to the understanding of the nature and/or role of technology within the context of tourism and hospitality.

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Information Technology & Tourism aims primarily to contribute to the process of theory building, and hence to the advancement of research and scholarship in this growing field. As an interdisciplinary journal, it supports industry-oriented research as well as academic theory focused research. ITT will feature both empirical case studies and technical-theoretical papers looking at tourism-travel-hospitality from an IT point of view and at IT from an applied perspective. The journal contains research papers, state-of-the-art reviews, research notes, and analyses of business practice. It is also intended to include papers relevant to the industry in different national contexts.