International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the Digital Age (IJTHMDA)

International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the Digital Age (IJTHMDA)

Editor-in-Chief: Angelo A. Camillo (Sonoma State University, USA)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2017
ISSN: 2473-5361|EISSN: 2473-5353|DOI: 10.4018/IJTHMDA


The digital revolution has had a powerful impact on a variety of industries and sectors. The tourism, hospitality, and leisure industries in particular have witnessed a dynamic shift as more consumers are turning to digital platforms and service providers to plan and complement their personal recreational activities. Understanding the true potential to integrate digital services and tools into the customer experience is an essential component for success in the digital economy.

The International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the Digital Age (IJTHMDA) explores managerial solutions, business models, digital tools, and service innovations for maintaining a competitive edge in the travel and leisure industry. Emphasizing topics such as web-based platforms for travel planning and management, online reviews and their impact on brand trust, and mobile technologies and apps for tourism engagement and enhancement, IJTHMDA presents emerging research and real-world examples of how technology is reshaping the tourism, travel, and hospitality industries.

Topics Covered

  • Airline industry
  • Analytics management
  • Bar/night club operations and management
  • Biometric applications/identification
  • Computer reservations system (CRS)
  • Cruise lines
  • Cyber Security
  • Destination Marketing
  • Electronic communication technologies
  • Electronic word-of-mouth
  • E-marketplaces, electronic distribution channels, intermediaries
  • Entrepreneurship
  • E-Training
  • E-travel
  • Globalization
  • Hotel Management
  • Luxury services
  • Media influence on tourism
  • Medical Tourism
  • Mobile tourism apps
  • Operations Management
  • Platform-based events management
  • Restaurant management
  • Risk Management
  • Social media’s impact
  • Space tourism development and operation
  • Spatial behavior of tourists
  • Sustainable tourism development
  • Tourism Management
  • Travel Agencies
  • Travel blogs
  • Travel planning
  • Virtual tourism
  • Wine tourism
  • Yield management

Mission and Scope

The International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the Digital Age (IJTHMDA) aims to be a pivotal reference source for emerging research, concepts, and managerial solutions within the hospitality and tourism industry with an emphasis on the impact of technology on consumer behavior, service demand and delivery, and customer experience. IJTHMDA meets the research needs of managers, business executives, researchers, educators, and graduate-level students in the areas of travel and tourism, hotel management, event planning, luxury services, and restaurant management.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Angelo A. Camillo, PhD, teaches capstone courses in Strategic Management and Business Policy in the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University, California, USA . He has over 35 years of international hospitality industry management experience and has worked and lived in ten countries and four continents. He holds a degree from Heidelberg Hotel Management School Germany, a MBA from San Francisco State University, and a PhD from Oklahoma State University. He specializes in Strategic Management, Global Enterprise Management, Management Consulting and Design Thinking, Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Business Development, Wine Education, Wine List and Menu Engineering, Nutritional Analysis and Food Products Labeling. He is also hospitality business consultant to American and international clients.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Amy Wu, South China Normal University, China
Carl Boger, University of Houston, United States
Cathy Enz, Cornell University, United States
Frederick DeMicco, The University of Delaware, United States
H. Parsa, University of Denver, United States
Martin Dannenmann, Heidelberg School of Hotel Management, Germany
Soo Young Kim, Sejong Cyber University, Korea, Republic Of
Sudhanshu Joshi, Doon University, India ORCID
Sumandeep Rana, Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, United States
Woo Gon Kim, Florida State University, United States
Associate Editors
Angelo Presenza, University of Molise, Italy
Isabell Camillo, Brock University, United States ORCID
Mukhles Al-Ababneh, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan
Murat Yücelen, Yeditepe University, Turkey ORCID
Patricia Martínez García de Leaniz, University of Cantabria, Spain
Shahrim Ab Karim, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Editorial Review Board
Ana Pego, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal ORCID
Apostolos Ampountolas, Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, Switzerland
Arvind Kumar Saraswati
Carmen Pardo Vela, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Colin Roche, Johnson and Wales University Miami Campus, United States
Elvina Asatryan, Sonoma State University, United States
Erwin Losekoot, Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand
Faranak Memarzadeh, San Jose State University, United States
Filomena Izzo, University of Campania 'Luigi Vanvitelli', Italy
Han Xiaoyun, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Linda Osti, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Maja Šerić, University of Valencia, Spain
Margee Hume, Australian Catholic University, University of Southern Queensland, Australia ORCID
Maria Palazzo, University of Salerno, Italy, Italy ORCID
Milena Viassone, University of Turin, Italy
Pasquale Sasso, The Second University of Naples, Italy
Rubina Vieira, St. Mary's University - London, United Kingdom
Rui Carvalho, University of Aveiro, Portugal ORCID
Tariq Zaman, University College of Technology Sarawak: Sibu, Malaysia ORCID
Teresa Martinelli, University of La Verne, United States
Tindara Abbate, University of Messina, Italy ORCID
Vipin Nadda, University of Sunderland in London, United Kingdom
Wei-Yuan Wang, Shih Chien University, Taiwan


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