Ict and its role in sustainable tourism development pdf
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- ICT and its Role in Sustainable Tourism Development
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- ICT and the future of tourist management
ICT and its Role in Sustainable Tourism Development
Springer Professional. Back to the search result list. Table of Contents. Hint Swipe to navigate through the chapters of this book Close hint. Abstract Radical technological developments and their applications can largely contribute to a more effective management of challenges currently faced by our planet. In the present paper, the focus is on that type of environments, and more specifically on the role ICT can play for the protection of valuable ecosystems that are forming the ground for ecotourism development.
Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism pp Cite as. The paper discusses an investigative study into the uses and applications of information and communication technology for sustainable tourism development. Adopting a destination-focused perspective and through the undertaking of a worldwide study, this research examined how ICT can be used in the management of sustainable tourism. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
Information and Communication Technology ICT has inevitable impacts on different industries and their performances. The tourism industry, as the largest and fastest growing industry in the world, cannot be excluded from this technology and its huge impacts. Although Algeria has great tourism potentials, it still needs to be performed well in promoting its attractions to international tourists via ICT tools yet. Also, it is recommended that the tourism authorities should develop e-tourism infrastructures in order to keep up with the competitiveness of this field to enable the country to benefit from the global benefits of the tourism industry. Tourism is now one of the most important industries in the world. It is also known as the fastest growing sector-the first world industry, and an important tool in promoting sustainable development.
Skip to Main Content. A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions. Digital Tourism Development and Sustainability Model for Nepal Abstract: ICT has played a vital role in the business development and has brought profound changes in the business practices around the world. The huge potential and unmatched power of ICT allows business houses to grow their business sphere beyond their capabilities.
ICT and the future of tourist management
The purpose of this paper is to speculate how recent and emerging trends in information and communication technology ICT could change the way tourism businesses and organizations communicate with and manage their guests. This paper applies elements of futures and design thinking to analyze current tourism management practices and identify critical touchpoints that link tourist decisions to management strategies. Fictional travel stories were used to identify and analyze how technology might affect tourism through five touchpoints— choice, connection, co-creation, customization and compliance.
Sustainable tourism is the tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic , social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities. It can be related to travel for leisure, business and what is called VFR visiting friends and relatives.