Information and communication technologies in support of the tourism industry

Pease, Wayne and Rowe, Michelle and Cooper, Malcolm (2007) Information and communication technologies in support of the tourism industry. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, PA. United States. ISBN 978-1-59904-159-9

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Abstract

Tourism is one of the leading industries worldwide. The magnitude of growth in tourism will bring both opportunities and problems to source and destination markets in years to come, especially in the internal and external exchange of information in the industry. This book examines the process of transformation as it relates to the tourism industry, and the changes to that industry from modern electronic communications. Information and Communication Technologies in Support of the Tourism Industry covers not only geographically supportive technologies in communication, but also in terms of culture, economics, marketing, social, and regional issues. In-depth analyses range from the use of the Internet to supply information to the emerging patterns of tourist decision making and investments.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to electronic version of book due to publisher copyright restrictions. However, print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 338.4791 Inf.
Depositing User: Mr Wayne Pease
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:57
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2013 06:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: tourism; IT; information technology; ICT; information and communication technology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160513 Tourism Policy
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150601 Impacts of Tourism
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150603 Tourism Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2108

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