This second edition of 'Tourism Information Technology' continues to cover the complexities of how information technology is being used in the tourism industry. Fully updated, it covers IT applications in all sectors of the industry including airlines, travel intermediaries, accommodation, foodservice, destinations, attractions, events and entertainment. Organised around the stages of the visitor journey it will cover how tourists are using technologies to support decision making before their trip, during their travels and upon their return. This revised edition also includes the various social media that are impacting the travel industry and consider the increasing number of networks in tourism.For example, Samsunga#39;s Galaxy S3 has been tested in a Holiday Inn in the UK to unlock doors, control lighting and act as an in-room phone extension. Biometric methods of identifying guests and providing access to guest rooms and otheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Tourism Information Technology, 2nd Edition|
|Author||:||Pierre J Benckendorff, Pauline J Sheldon, Daniel R Fesenmaier|
|Publisher||:||CABI - 2014-09-19|