Cultural Tourism in the Wake of Web Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Cultural Tourism in the Wake of Web Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

J. Scott McDonald (University of Texas at El Paso, USA), John R. Bennett Jr. (Valdosta State University, USA), Keith A. Merwin (Merwin & Associates, USA) and Gerald A. Merwin Jr. (Valdosta State University, USA)
Release Date: June, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 139|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8395-0
ISBN13: 9781522583950|ISBN10: 1522583955|EISBN13: 9781522583967|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522599111
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Description

Cultural tourism, domestic and international, is comprised of travel that takes people out of their usual environments and focuses on activities that are related to the cultural aspects of an area. Rapid progress in technology, especially the advancement of mobile applications, has changed various aspects of travel, especially in areas such as transportation.

Cultural Tourism in the Wake of Web Innovation: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential scholarly book that examines revolutionary changes taking place in the field of cultural tourism that are a result of the applications of web-based and other information technologies including Web 2.0 innovations, locational technologies, and digital imaging. It features a wide range of topics such as economic development, mobile applications, and green development, and is intended for use by hotel management, travel agents, event organizers and planners, airline managers, academicians, researchers, students, and professionals in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultural Tourism
  • Democratization
  • Economic Development
  • Government
  • Green Development
  • Industry Diversity
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Applications
  • Tourism Industry
  • Web Innovation

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