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Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism : Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1995 - Walter Schertler

Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism : Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1995

By: Walter Schertler (Editor), Beat Schmid (Editor), A. Min Tjoa (Editor), Hannes Werthner (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9783211826690
Number Of Pages: 351

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This volume contains the proceedings of the conference, "ENTER-International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism", providing an international forum for the discussion of the role of telecommunication and information systems in tourism, inform potential users and people concerned with the importance of such technologies and to explain their functioning, and finally, intensify the contact and the communication between researchers, system developers and users. Tourism and leisure industry experiences a fast technological development, however, the different participants in this market are very differently prepared to meet this challenge. The general theme of ENTER in 1995 is electronic marketing. This is the background to the discussion presented in this volume, dealing with questions like how an equal and fruitful co-operation for all participants can take place, when one should participate in this development and enter the electronic market, what are the dangers of entering too early or too late, whether the environment is prepared for such a development, and what can be learned from other sectors? The results of this discussion should be of interest to scientists, researchers and practitioners in tourism, as well as in the computer industry.

Programme Committee
Index of Authors
The Holiday Supermarketp. 1
A Virtual Reality Based System Environment for Intuitive Walk-Throughs and Exploration of Large-Scale Tourist Informationp. 10
Virtual Travel: Promoting Tourism to Unfamiliar Sites Through Pre-Trip Experiencep. 16
A European Electronic Market Place for Tourismp. 22
ISDN in the Travel Industry - A Catalyst for Change?p. 33
Mobile Computing in a Reservation Applicationp. 43
The End-User Acceptance of New Information and Communication Technologies in Tourismp. 46
Regional Integrated Computer Information Reservation Management Systems and Tourism Distribution Channelsp. 53
Marketing and Information Technology in the Hospitality Industry. A Strategic Approachp. 65
Simulation of the Logistic and Information Infrastructure, Applied in the Value Chain of Tourist Enterprisesp. 76
Airline Hotel Reservation System Improvement: the Contribution of Value Chain Analysisp. 85
Changes in the Leisure Travel Market Result in New Requirements for Tour Operator Systemsp. 95
Information System Architectures and Benchmarks for Local Tourist Officesp. 103
Electronic Networks: New Challenges for Tourist Organizations?p. 112
Designing an Interactive Telematic System for Small Businesses and Private Householdsp. 124
Virtual Tourism - a Realistic Assessment of Virtual Reality for the Tourist Industryp. 135
Explorative Analysis for Development of a GIS-based Tourisminformationssystemp. 144
An Information CD on Indiap. 151
Managing WWW Documents in Distributed Editorial Environmentsp. 160
Legal Aspects and Security in Electronic Markets for Tourismp. 171
An Anonymity Service for Targeted Advertisingp. 180
Multiperspective Hypermedia Representation of Customs and Rituals: Implications for Tourismp. 192
Beyond ISO 9000: Trends in the Standardization and Certification of the Quality of Information Systems Developmentp. 202
Database Support for PC Software Configuration and Version Management in the START Networkp. 212
Electronic Market Support for the Tourism Industry: Requirements and Architecturesp. 220
Adaptable Object-oriented Distributed System Integrating Multimedia Resourcesp. 230
From Structure to Process: a Vision of a Process-based Organizationp. 239
Evaluation of Hypermedia Tourism Applicationsp. 249
Tourism Promotion Needs Multimedia Information Systemp. 260
Multimedia Information Systems for Hotel Guestsp. 268
OuR TOWN: a Distributed, Multi-media System for Travel and Tourismp. 278
Business Travellers' Expert Advisorp. 288
A Decision Support System for Tourism Destination Choicep. 299
International Marketing via Broadband Networks - Building the Local Network in a Norwegian Regionp. 308
Macrodata-integration Support for Electronic Tourism Marketingp. 318
The System Architecture of CitySoft/GermanSoftp. 328
Tourism and Technologyp. 333
OOSEM - a Complete Oo-development Process for Developing Touristic Frameworkp. 336
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ISBN: 9783211826690
ISBN-10: 3211826696
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 351
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 2