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Electronic word of mouth (eWOM) is of recent and considerable importance in tourism, particularly because of the intangible nature of the industry. Users' online reviews are a source of information for other consumers, who take them into account before making a reservation at a lodging property....

Author(s)
Martin-Fuentes, E.; Mateu, C.; Fernandez, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 1, pp 1-15
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Whereas past research studied the impact of online reviews on a hotel's image, the present study analyzes the impact of various measures of customer engagement on the local market ranking of a hotel. For these purposes, the researchers collected data on a sample of hotels including the number of...

Author(s)
Dipendra Singh; Torres, E. N.; Robertson-Ring, A.
Publisher
Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
Citation
Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research, 2016, 4, 1, pp 32-51
Abstract

Online ratings and online reputation management are becoming increasingly popular and important. With this increasing importance, attempts to manipulate online reviews through fake reviews have become more prevalent. Suspicious online reviews (ratings) exist on many e-commerce platforms, but these...

Author(s)
Schuckert, M.; Liu XianWei; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 3, pp 259-272
Abstract

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
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European countries do not have the same hotel classification system. Therefore, the criteria and requirements used to assign star ratings to hotels do not concur among the different countries. There have been some criticisms about the way hotel stars are assigned, because the requirements do not...

Author(s)
Martin-Fuentes, E.; Mateu, C.; Fernandez, C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2018, 42, pp 305-316, 639-642
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to continue the discussion initiated by Mellinas et al. (2015, 2016) on the effects of the Booking.com rating system and more widely on the use of the OTA as a data source in academic tourism and hospitality research. We enrich and complement the original work by...

Author(s)
Mariani, M. M.; Borghi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 66, pp 47-52
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

Online evaluations are one of the most important innovations in tourism in recent years, often combining a review/rating (business-specific evaluation) and a ranking (inter-business comparison). As online reputation determines economic success, tourism managers may be tempted to manipulate online...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.; Andersson, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 5, pp 484-503
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Many researchers have studied from different perspectives the TripAdvisor's Hotel Rankings. But only few have analyzed how it evolves over time. This paper presents one of the first studies on mobility in hotel rankings. We define the concepts of liquid and solid rankings, mobility, as well as...

Author(s)
Ximénez-de-Sandoval, J. L.; Fernández-Morales, A.; Guevara-Plaza, A.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2018, 42, pp 561-586, 695-698
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of three main technologies on converting browsers into customers: impact of review rating (location rating and service rating), recommendation and search listings. Design/methodology/approach - This paper estimates conversion rate model...

Author(s)
Cezar, A.; Ögüt, H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2016, 28, 2, pp 286-304

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