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This study examined the perceived barriers of consumers for not using the Internet as a marketspace. A pre-study of 13 potential marketspace users were asked to book a room at two hotels in Stockholm, Sweden, and a trip with two Swedish ferry companies. The results revealed that there are both...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Guss, T.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 1999. Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1999., 1999, pp 54-65
Abstract

This paper reviews the strategies employed by five Danish letting agencies for distributing holiday cottages via the Internet. These strategies vary between the agencies with some only selling directly to the end consumers, while one (the largest in fact) only sells through travel agents in the...

Author(s)
Marcussen, C. H.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 1999. Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1999., 1999, pp 259-269
Abstract

The extranet for the Norwegian tourism industry is part of a network project supported by the industry and national research council. After describing the features of the extranet, the first response of a test group is reported. The task of the test-group is to evaluate the extranet and to take...

Author(s)
Ingvar, T.; Marius, B.; Joachim, L.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 1999. Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1999., 1999, pp 357-364
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The paper focuses on the transactions connected to the distribution of a round trip product. Specifically, the elaboration embraces the transfer of service quality specifications within the complicated production and distribution process and how service quality perceptions of the end-users can be...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 119-134
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
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This issue discusses trends, developments and innovations in entrepreneurial ventures in the tourism industry in various countries. The issue consists of 11 articles. The first article explores the importance of entrepreneurship formation and promotion at university level for tourism students,...

Author(s)
Parra Lopéz, E.; Buhalis, D.; Fyall, A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2009, 7, 3, pp 355-527
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The tourism industry contains many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMTEs). Furthermore, the tourism industry is often said to be less innovative than other industries and SMTEs' lack of motivation, knowledge and resources are often claimed to be the reasons why the industry is not very...

Author(s)
Blichfeldt, B. S.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2009, 7, 3, pp 415-431
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This chapter shows how marketing through stakeholder networks has been a mobilizing force for the development of accessible tourism in Sweden. There has been a shift in emphasis from the beginning of the 1990s when accessible tourism was focused on tourism for disabled people, to the 21st century...

Author(s)
Müller, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Best practice in accessible tourism: inclusion, disability, ageing population and tourism, 2012, pp 157-167
Abstract

This case study of VisitOSLO.com discusses how information about accessible tourism can be a natural part of general tourism marketing of a destination through advanced information technology and the internet. The VisitOSLO portal incorporates advanced information technology and multiple sources of ...

Author(s)
Tveitan, B. S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Best practice in accessible tourism: inclusion, disability, ageing population and tourism, 2012, pp 297-309
AbstractFull Text

Web 2.0 allows firms to implement innovative forms of communication and cocreation with customers. Despite the value of social media for tourism, few researchers have analyzed the content strategies of cruise lines on Facebook and Twitter. This study contributes by introducing a new approach to...

Author(s)
Tiago, T.; Couto, J. P.; Tiago, F.; Faria, S. D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2017, 12, 3, pp 19-47

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