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Time series on search queries are collected and analyzed via Google Trends, for three of the most common trending topics. For Analytics, we have chosen some of the hot topics, Tourism, Unemployment, and Advertisement. For Analyzing, we have chosen R for making our tool to deploy data analytics. The ...

Author(s)
Garg, D. K.; Mayank Aggarwal; Akash Dewangan; Bindu Garg
Publisher
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Citation
International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, 2020, 8, 4, pp 1332-1336
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Recently, there has been noticed a trend towards destinations and tourism companies (such as airlines, hotels, travel agencies, online travel agencies, etc.) to use chatbots to optimize customer service. The main advantages associated with chatbots are: the reduction of costs; friendly interface;...

Author(s)
Dias e Cordeiro, I.; Batista, I. M. da S.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2020, 29, 3, pp 792-816
Abstract

The advancement of mobile technology provides an opportunity to obtain the real-time information of travelers, such as their spatial and temporal behaviors, during their visits to a destination. This study analyzes a large scale mobile phone dataset that captures the cellphone trace of...

Author(s)
Park SangWon; Xu Yang; Jiang Liu; Chen ZheLin; Huang ShuYi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2020, 84,
Abstract

In a rapidly digitalizing world, the increasing importance of online information channels is repeatedly stated. But little is known about the procedure of online information search. This study examines the process of booking a journey via digital devices. It is based on a multi-method approach...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 276-279
Abstract

This study compares the contents of different online tourism information sources. In addition to developing a quantitative linguistic framework for comparing heterogeneous tourism information sources, a case study of the city of Barcelona in Chinese sources is presented. To understand the...

Author(s)
Lojo, A.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2020, 25, 1, pp 91-105
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolution of travel information search literature over the past 75 years to outline research needs for the upcoming decades. Design/methodology/approach: This paper conducts a literature review based on the descriptive textual analysis of article ...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.; Zarezadeh, Z.; Li YuXuan; Xiang Zheng
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2020, 75, 1, pp 319-323
Abstract

Voluntourism as a form of philanthropic tourism has become an increasingly popular research topic but there is a paucity of literature on the complex interplay between voluntourism and the internet. Specifically, there is sparse evidence on how the internet mediates ideas and representations of...

Author(s)
Inversini, A.; Rega, I.; Zyl, I. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2020, 22, 1, pp 1-21
Abstract

In a rapidly digitalizing world, both tourism actors and researchers are striving to keep pace with developments in tourist information search. This is not an easy task, as research results are pointing at different directions. Moreover, while tourism research is indicating the importance of...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2020, 20, 4, pp 510-515
Abstract

This study examined tourists' smartphone use patterns for tourism information searches. We explored associations between respondents' demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and smartphone use for their most recent trip. Then, we compared differences in tourism information categories searched ...

Author(s)
Kang SangHoon; Jodice, L. W.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 57-68
Abstract

The present research aims at understanding the value of travel guidebooks as an object of consumption in the context of the digital age. It does so by applying a consumer value perspective to an object that has traditionally been studied as an information channel or as a cultural text and not as an ...

Author(s)
Mieli, M.; Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 1, pp 28-48

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