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In this article, a theoretical framework related to on line reservations and on line value added services in the tourism industry is developed and on this basis 6 propositions are presented. Results from a content analysis of Swedish and Norwegian tourism websites reveal that while tourism...

Author(s)
Nysveen, H.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 1, pp 38-53
Abstract

This article explores one potential reason for the online tourism market's slower than expected growth rate. It investigates to what extent value-added services provided by websites for tour operators and travel agencies are actually perceived as important by the customer in the search and purchase ...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2004, 7, 2, pp 119-135
Abstract

In this study, we focus on the use of a mobile coordination service used to manage Storsjöyran, a music festival held yearly in Östersund in Sweden. A description of the mobile service is given, and an empirical study focusing on user motives for utilizing the mobile coordination service is...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.; Nysveen, H.; Hem, L. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2005, 9, 3, pp 133-146
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to demonstrate a model for blended learning for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), featuring information technology and face-to-face meetings. Using an action research approach data were collected from almost 70 Swedish SMEs, half of them in the tourism...

Author(s)
Kuttainen, C.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2011, 13, 1, pp 13-26
AbstractFull Text

Based on Grant's (1996) knowledge-based view of the firm, Jafari's (2001) knowledge-based platform of thinking and Schianetz, Kavanagh and Lockington (2007a) Learning Tourism Destination, the Knowledge Destination Framework (Hopken, Fuchs, Keil & Lexhagen, 2011) is introduced and a Web-based ...

Author(s)
Fuchs, M.; Abadzhiev, A.; Svensson, B.; Höpken, W.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2013, 61, 2, pp 121-148
Abstract

This paper presents a knowledge infrastructure which has recently been implemented as a genuine novelty at the leading Swedish mountain tourism destination, Ǻre. By applying a Business Intelligence approach, the Destination Management Information System Ǻre (DMIS-Ǻre) drives knowledge creation and...

Author(s)
Fuchs, M.; Höpken, W.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2014, 3, 4, pp 198-209
Abstract

Decision-relevant data stemming from various business processes within tourism destinations (e.g. booking or customer feedback) are usually extensively available in electronic form. However, these data are not typically utilized for product optimization and decision support by tourism managers....

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Fuchs, M.; Keil, D.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2015, 15, 2, pp 101-130
Abstract

This study estimates the effects of advertising on international tourism demand for the leading Swedish mountain destination Ǻre. In contrast to previous studies, which primarily focus on tourism demand at a national or sectorial level, this research is conducted at the destination level. The...

Author(s)
Kronenberg, K.; Fuchs, M.; Salman, K.; Lexhagen, M.; Höpken, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 352-374
Abstract

This study contributes to the development of knowledge on transferring the concept of customer-based brand equity to a tourism destination context. Keller's brand equity pyramid is utilized as the comparison framework to reveal similarities, but also overlaps, differences and gaps on both the...

Author(s)
Chekalina, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 31-51
Abstract

Purpose: Previous studies on tourism input-output (IO) primarily focus on a single year's snapshot or utilize outdated IO coefficients. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the multi-period development of regional tourism capacities and its influence on the magnitude of the industry's regional...

Author(s)
Kronenberg, K.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 1, pp 94-110

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