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The present paper discuss a critical analysis on classification of hotels modes and accommodations types undertaken by online travel agencies (OTA's) like Tripadvisor and Booking.com. Statistical process to rank user's generated contents (UGC) shared on virtual networks as "reviews" and "notes" are ...

Author(s)
Ramos, M. G.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2018, No.30, pp 111-124
Abstract

To better understand hotels' cross-channel pricing mechanisms, this study aims to investigate various factors behind price discounts (as a type of price disparity) from a popular last-minute hotel deal app, HotelTonight, compared to major online travel agency (OTA) websites. Using pricing data...

Author(s)
Yang Yang; Leung, X. Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 68, pp 198-209
Abstract

Hotel service levels and pricing range are often denoted by the "star" rating system predominant in that country. This rating system depends considerably on travel agencies to disseminate information to consumers to assist them in their hotel selection. Given the popularity of online travel...

Author(s)
Leung, R.; Au, N.; Liu JianWei; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 2, pp 103-117
Abstract

This study aimed to analyze the impact of the user-generated content on the management at different categories of Brazilian hotels and to identify the managerial actions taken from these contents. The theoretical reference presented a discussion about the user-generated Content and their influence...

Author(s)
Boaria, F.; Santos, C. A. F. dos
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Pampulha, Brazil
Citation
Marketing & Tourism Review, 2018, 3, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This study aims to understand current Italian hotel managers' practices in monitoring online reviews included on travel websites and online travel agencies. Results obtained by a web survey indicate what hotel managers monitor (rating, rankings, guest comments regarding different service elements)...

Author(s)
Aureli, S.; Supino, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 84-109
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hotel disintermediation and user-generated content in the Czech Republic.

This chapter investigates the perceptions of Czech students regarding the topic of disintermediation and considers the influence of user-generated content on hotel choice. The findings reveal that members of the Generation Y perceive both travel agencies and the Internet as playing a significant...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Velčovská, Š.; Atzeni, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The fast adoption of the smartphone and its associated applications (apps) is changing the landscape of the hospitality industry in terms of marketing and distribution. Within this context, understanding the current capabilities of smartphone apps and user experience of these apps can help the...

Author(s)
Wang Dan; Xiang Zheng; Law, R.; Ki TangPui
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2016, 25, 3, pp 291-313
Abstract

This study aims at profiling Italian consumers based on their views for and against disintermediation along with the extent to which user-generated content (UGC), rather than information provided by high street travel agencies, influences their choices. A web-based survey was carried out and a...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Alarcón-del-Amo, M. del C.; Lorenzo-Romero, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2016, 25, 2, pp 197-217
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This paper investigates the attitudes of different groups of travellers for and against the disintermediation of travel agencies. In the travel and tourism sector, the way in which people plan, buy and consume tourism products has been deeply transformed by the Internet and user-generated content...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Lorenzo-Romero, C.; Gallarza, M. G.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 9, pp 129-143
Abstract

This study investigates students from Generation Y (Gen Y) perceptions of hotel disintermediation in France and also considers the influence of User Generated Content on travellers' choice of accommodation. A sample of 378 student travellers from France was used to uncover the underlying dimensions ...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.; Chiappa, G. del
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 3, pp 417-430

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