Handbook of Research on International Travel Agency and
As travel agencies flourish, identifying these business practices is necessary for these organizations to obtain a competitive management model at the global level. The Handbook of Research on International Travel Agency and Tour Operation Management gathers the latest methodologies, tools, models, and theories regarding tourism development and
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What is Travel Motivation IGI Global
(1 days ago) What is Travel Motivation. 1. Travel motivation is the inner state of a person, or certain needs and wants of the tourists that can be considered as one of the most important psychological influences of tourist behaviour. Learn more in: Modeling Tourists' Opinions Using RIDIT Analysis. 2.
Global Dynamics in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality
(1 days ago) Global Dynamics in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality takes a holistic approach to tourism and hospitality operations, education, and research. Highlighting the latest research in the field, real-world examples of how these industries are shaping economic development as well as future outlooks and opportunities for growth, this publication is an
What is Traditional Travel Agent IGI Global
(3 days ago) What is Traditional Travel Agent. 1. A travel agent who works out of a brick-and-mortar location, available in-person to help out people who want to plan a vacation. Learn more in: Building Foundations for Understanding the International Travel Agency and Tour Operation. Find more terms and definitions using our Dictionary Search.
What is Travel decision-making process IGI Global
(6 days ago) What is Travel decision-making process? Definition of Travel decision-making process: The process a traveller has to go through to purchase all the components of his trip, from finding destination information, selecting the most suitable products to his preferences, to the purchase decision process.
Marketing Strategies of Travel Agencies and New
(4 days ago) Travel Agents and Tour Operators. In terms of tourism legislation, according to the Regulations of Travel Agencies Association no. 1618, travel agencies are defined as “business organisations which offer tourists with transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, sports and entertainment opportunities for profit; provide all the related services; and contribute to the tourism economy and
Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism: Concepts, Methodologies
(5 days ago) Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications considers the effect of cultural heritage and destinations of interest on the global economy from the viewpoints of both visitor and host. This broadly-focused, multi-volume reference will provide unique insights for travelers, business leaders, sightseers
Mobile Travel Apps and Generation Y in Malaysia: An
(9 days ago) Mobile Travel Apps and Generation Y in Malaysia: An Empirical Evidence to Understanding the Factors Influencing the Intention to Use: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0050-7.ch010: Modern travelers prefer an easy and enjoyable experience upon travelling. According to several surveys, over 25% of respondents have installed mobile travel
Intent-Based User Segmentation with Query Enhancement
(5 days ago) Intent-Based User Segmentation with Query Enhancement: 10.4018/ijirr.2013100101: With the rapid advancement of the internet, accurate prediction of user's online intent underlying their search queries has received increasing attention from
International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality
(4 days ago) 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 …
Building Foundations for Understanding the International
(1 days ago) Travel Agency: A travel agency is an organisation/ firm that provide travel & tourism related services to the clients. Mintiples: Travel agencies that focus on a particular region. Online Travel Agency (OTA): An online travel agency can be utilized by a traveler in order to book everything they need for their trip in one place. This can include
What is Tourism Experience IGI Global
(3 days ago) What is Tourism Experience. 1. This is a set of activities in which individuals engage on their personal terms, such as pleasant and memorable places, allowing each tourist to build his or her own travel experience s so that these satisfy a wide range of personal needs, from pleasure to a search for meaning.
Tourism Informatics: Visual Travel Recommender Systems
(2 days ago) Tourism is a multi-billion dollar international industry and also one of the biggest users of Web technologies, constantly adopting innovative ideas to enhance its market penetration. Tourism Informatics: Visual Travel Recommender Systems, Social Communities and User Interface Design provides cohesi
Role of Social Media in Travel Planning and Tourism
(1 days ago) Travel firms such as tour operators and travel agents have embraced information technology, mainly social media platforms, to market tourism destinations (Chilembwe et al., 2018). SM plays a significant role in travel planning and destination decision making, not only by travelers but also to the travel firms as they organize trips to various
ICT and the Travel Industry: Opportunities and Challenges
(Just Now) ICT and the Travel Industry: Opportunities and Challenges for New Zealand Travel Agents: 10.4018/978-1-59904-159-9.ch003: This chapter focuses on the impact of the ICT on the travel industry with a focus on the New Zealand travel agent (TA) sector. We present key findings from a
Rebuilding and Restructuring the Tourism Industry
(Just Now) Travel is widely acknowledged as an activity that increases individuals' levels of well-being. Nevertheless, the relationship between happiness and tourism is still a matter of investigation. Despite the overall beneficial effects of travel on happiness levels, tourism is not an activity with solely
The Effect of Social Media Networking in the Travel
(2 days ago) The travel industry is using these online communities as a new advertising and communication channel to reach customers, thus serving both as a customer service and innovative marketing tool. The multidisciplinary nature of this chapter identifies under-researched areas and sheds new light in the way that connected passengers search for travel
What is Educational Tourism IGI Global
(4 days ago) The travel market aimed at learning a foreign language is a remarkable example of this type of tourism.This segment is steadily growing, especially in those destinations that can offer a language that is widely used internationally.
What is E-Tourism IGI Global
(2 days ago) What is E-Tourism. 1. The analysis, design, implementation and application of IT and e-commerce solutions in the travel and tourism industry; as well as the analysis of the respective economic processes and market structures and customer relationship management. Learn more in: Introduction to Ambient Intelligence in Internet of Things
Mobile Technologies for Activity-Travel Data Collection
(9 days ago) Mobile Technologies for Active-Travel Data Collection and Analysis concentrates on one particular and fast-growing application of mobile technologies: data acquisition for the tourism industry. This critical reference source provides travel agents, visitors, and hosts with the most advanced data mining methods, empirical research findings, and
Private Label in the Tourism Industry: The Effects of
(9 days ago) Private Label in the Tourism Industry: The Effects of Economic Crises: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0220-3.ch021: Tour operators and travel agencies who produce and sell tourism products under their own labels represent key players among the multiple intermediaries that
Assessing Travel Websites Based on Service Quality
(6 days ago) Assessing Travel Websites Based on Service Quality Attributes Under Intuitionistic Environment: 10.4018/IJKBO.2019010106: Digitalization has increased the importance of online marketing as compared to its traditional counterpart. Over the years, the number of customers using
What is Tour Operator IGI Global
(7 days ago) What is Tour Operator. 1. A tour operator is a manufacturer that combines two or more tour ism products and then develops travel packages according to customers’ needs and interests. Learn more in: Analysis of the 5Vs of Big Data in Virtual Travel Organizations. 2.
What is Travel Agency IGI Global
(3 days ago) Is a private retailer that provides travel and tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as activities, airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, hotels, railways, travel insurance, and package tours. Learn more in: The Role of Public and Private Sector for Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Business Development in Ethiopia: A Case Study in Addis Ababa
Travel Agencies and Tour Operators at KidZania: A
(8 days ago) Travel Agencies and Tour Operators at KidZania: A Proactive and Innovative Approach: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8434-6.ch004: The role of tour operators (TOs) and travel agents (TAs) are putting together transport, events, attractions, accommodation and food / drink into a package
Travel Motivations of Cancer Patients: Medicine
(9 days ago) Travel’s intrinsic benefit in speeding up the rehabilitating process decreased treatment time for the serious illnesses of patients. Georgetown University Hospital cancer researchers, studied the travel patterns of patients who underwent major cancer surgeries on their lungs, esophagus, liver, pancreas, and gastric and colorectal sections.
Neoliberalism in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector
(9 days ago) Neoliberalism in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector provides innovative insights into the adoption of glocalization as a measure to mitigate the threats posed by globalization within the travel and tourism industries. It is designed for policymakers, researchers, government officials, and marketers considering glocalization as a means to
The Impact of Exchange Rate on Tourism Industry: The Case
(9 days ago) Tourism: Tourism is a travel and accommodation event that is made as a consumer in order to meet tourists’ needs in relation to the relaxation, entertainment, culture in a place outside the permanent inhabitation. Balance of Trade: The difference between a country's imports and its exports.
The Business of Tourism: An Introduction: Business
(5 days ago) Tourists travel to destinations that are accessible to them. They require accommodation if they are visiting a place for more than 24 hours. Leisure and business travelers may also visit attractions and engage themselves in recreational activities. Hence, the tourist destinations should have the right amenities and facilities.
The Continuum of Care in Cross-Border Health Travel
(3 days ago) The Continuum of Care in Cross-Border Health Travel: Implications for Medical Tourism Standards: 10.4018/JHMS.2021010101: There are several studies showing that a breakdown in the continuum of care occurs when a person crosses an international boundary for healthcare, such as
Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Their Implications
(1 days ago) Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Their Implications in the Tourism Industry: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1989-9.ch006: Tourism businesses use AI and big data to connect guests creatively and meet their expectations with personalized service. Big data enables tourism
What is Tourist IGI Global
(3 days ago) What is Tourist? Definition of Tourist: Is anyone who travels to places other than the one in which is his habitual residence, outside of their everyday environment, for a period of at least one night but not more than one year and whose usual purpose is different from the exercise of any remunerated activity in the place to which he goes.
The Role of Social Media in Shaping Tourists' Travel
(3 days ago) The Role of Social Media in Shaping Tourists' Travel Decisions: Multi-Functional and Multi-Level Effects of Wechat Among Individual Chinese Outbound Tourists: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1947-9.ch004: With increased economic and population growth, air connectivity, and travel facilities, international travel of Chinese citizens has tremendously increased.
Social Media Impact on Holiday Travel Planning: The Case
(5 days ago) Abstract The impact of social media on the travel industry is predicted to be tremendous, especially on its holiday travel segment. Although there is a plethora of studies concentrating on the role and impact of social media in travel related decisions, most of them are medium and community specific, or focus on a specific stage of the decision making or the travel planning process.
Gender and Other Factors That Influence Tourism
(1 days ago) Gender and Other Factors That Influence Tourism Preferences: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7510-8.ch022: The consumption process of travel decision making, is influenced by a number of factors and a substantial body of decision making literature in the form of
Emerging Innovative Marketing Strategies in the Tourism
(7 days ago) Effectively employing these methods will benefit all manner of travel destinations and attract a larger number of tourists to these locations. Emerging Innovative Marketing Strategies in the Tourism Industry is an authoritative title comprised of the latest scholarly research on effective promotional tools and practices within the tourism sector.
Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services
(2 days ago) Globally, the hospitality, travel, tourism, and services industries generate a significant percentage of revenue and represent a large portion of the business world. Even in tough economic times, these industries thrive as individuals continue to spend on leisure and recreation activities as well as
Handbook of Research on Global Hospitality and Tourism
(3 days ago) The tourism industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, with more people from all cultures and nationalities choosing to spend their leisure time traveling and visiting new locations. To exploit this burgeoning market, tourism agencies must carefully consider the desires and goals of travelers fr
VaTIS: A Travel Information Service for the City of
(7 days ago) The Valletta Travel Information Service (VaTIS) Project was created by combining a number of the proposed measures based on the objectives and requirements of the City. The VaTIS project aims to deliver a reliable, technology driven, crowd sourced information service that would contribute to the alleviation of traffic in and around the City of
What is Tourism IGI Global
(3 days ago) Travel for pleasure; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours. Tourism may be international, or within the traveller’s country.
The Rise of Digitalization in the Tourism Industry During
(8 days ago) The World Travel and Tourism Council's (WTTC) research report shows that there are 75 million people whose jobs are at risk due to COVID-19 (WTTC, 2020). Research reveals a potential Travel Tourism GDP loss of up to $ 2.1 trillion in 2020. WTTC (2020) also estimates a shocking closure of one million businesses in the tourism industry due to the
Mixed Realities as the New Reality in Tourism: The
(7 days ago) Mixed Realities as the New Reality in Tourism: The Benefits of New Technologies for Visitors, Workers, and the Industry at Large: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7239-9.ch010: This chapter proposes a comprehensive approach to understand not only how augmented reality and virtual reality operate within the tourism industry, but also
Handbook of Research on Holistic Optimization Techniques
(9 days ago) Highlighting empirical research on the optimization of the travel and hospitality industry through the use of algorithms and information technology, this book is a critical reference source for managers, decision makers, executives, tourists, agents, researchers, economists, and hotel staff members.
What is Gastronomic Tourism IGI Global
(2 days ago) What is Gastronomic Tourism? Definition of Gastronomic Tourism: Recently, an increasing emphasis has also been placed on experiences and attractions related to food. Food tourism - an example of culinary tourism - has been defined as “visits to food producers, food festivals, restaurants and specific locations where the taste of food and/or experience of the specificity of typical food
Gender Discrimination in Tourism Industry: Business
(3 days ago) The tourism industry includes hospitality (accommodation, restaurants), transportation (airlines, car rental), travel facilitation and information (tour operators, travel agents, tourist information centers), and attractions and entertainment (heritage sites and theme, national, and wildlife parks).
eWOM: The Importance of Reviews and Ratings in Tourism
(6 days ago) eWOM: The Importance of Reviews and Ratings in Tourism Marketing: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5835-4.ch006: It is difficult to find a traveler who has not written and/or read an online review at any stage of their travel. Most people will not book a hotel if this
Facebook, Friends and Photos: A Snapshot into Social
(4 days ago) Facebook, Friends and Photos: A Snapshot into Social Networking for Generating Travel Ideas: 10.4018/978-1-60566-818-5.ch007: This chapter undertakes a ‘snapshot’ or glimpse into social aspects of tourism informatics with specific reference to the travel photographs posted on the