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The Role of Intermediaries in Smart City Development - A Tale in National Innovation of One Country Two Systems

Yujia He, Felix T. C. Tan, Carmen Leong, Jingbo Huang, Don Rodney Ong Junio
2020 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
This study contributes to the extant body of knowledge on smart cities and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for sustainable development.  ...  autonomy separate from the institutions of mainland China.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the support of the Trade, Investment, and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for the Asia and the Pacific for  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/HeTLHJ20 fatcat:prrzn6gylfg3jj27ntis76sakq

Grouping the Americas and Asia-Pacific Countries based on Their ICT Readiness, Prioritization of Travel & Tourism and Tourist Service Infrastructures

Jean-Luc Pradel Mathurin Augustin, Shu-Yi Liaw
2019 International Journal of Marketing Studies  
With their position presented in a scatter plot, countries can identify and select the best recommendations to their case depending on the group they belong to.  ...  Based on the cluster analysis results, it is seen that groups likes the Underachievers and Critical improvements would definitely need to improve their ICT level, while the Average Performers could as  ...  A study on ICT in the travel and tourism industry can be quite overwhelming, independently of which aspect of ICT would be the focus of the study.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijms.v11n2p38 fatcat:hqwkli6eqfelnaaunmbbpmbuqm

The Influence of Smart Tourism on Tourist Experience Toward Travel Intention and Satisfaction: Evidence from China

2020 International Journal of Marketing Studies  
The aim of this study is to investigate the interrelationship among the tourist experience, tourist perceived value, tourist satisfaction and behavioral intention in regard to smart tourism products and  ...  This study is inspired by the rapid spread of smart tourism product/service involved in travel experiences, which has dramatically changed tourist behavioral and has stimulated tourist satisfaction with  ...  This study adopted quota sampling based on the proportions of smart tourism destination geographic in China in terms of economic regions.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijms.v12n3p65 fatcat:yoglsmafyjfuvbdyj7s63jxkuu

Mobile Payments, Chinese Tourists, and Host Residents: Are Destination Stakeholders Prepared to Facilitate Mobile Payments? [chapter]

Tania Maria Tangit, Rob Law
2021 Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2021  
Using a qualitative approach, 25 tourism and hospitality industry practitioners participated in a semi-structured, in-depth interview between February to July 2020.  ...  It is a form of digital payment activity performed on-site from a mobile device (i.e. smartphone) for the purchase of goods and services using QR or NFC (contactless and proximity card) technology.  ...  Tourism and Table 1 provides a summary of the participants in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-65785-7_18 fatcat:vskhps4hxfhzfmij2ku3tb6ate

Digitalization in the tourism industry of Kazakhstan

K.P. Mussina, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan
Conclusions: This paper analyzes the current state of the tourism sector in Kazakhstan, presents the results of conducted analysis on ICT readiness in the context of Kazakhstani tourism industry.  ...  Object: The article substantiates the need to use Internet technologies for the development of the tourism industry of Kazakhstan at the present stage, since tourism industry is characterized by a variety  ...  Over the past years, the tourism sector has had an increasing impact on the economic development of Kazakhstan. Travel and tourism industry GDP in 2018 amounted to US $2,998.4 million.  ... 
doi:10.31489/2020ec3/64-72 fatcat:ixqci6okf5gx7avwvx2inz3t7u

Rural E-Marketing in Iran; Modeling Villagers' Intention and Clustering Rural Regions

Seyed Jaber Alavion, Ahmad Taghdisi
2020 Information Processing in Agriculture  
Intention to adopt Rural ICT offices Iran A B S T R A C T The rural population of Iran has a serious need for ICT application to launch e-marketing in order to increase employment.  ...  Ó 2020 China Agricultural University. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of KeAi.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is part of a PhD thesis. The authors declare their gratitude to Iran Post Company and the villagers who helped us in the distribution and completion of the survey.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.inpa.2020.02.008 fatcat:fzws3n2jznedtftkluym6exz6u

A Preliminary Study of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Pandemic Leading Crisis in Tourism Industry of Nepal

Nimesh Ulak
2020 Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Education  
The aim of this paper is to explore and illuminate the preliminary impacts of novel coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) in tourism industry of Nepal.  ...  , devastating Airlines, shuttered borders, halt of transportation means and cancellation of rooms in hotels have a vigorous impact on tourism industry than the COVID-19 outbreak itself.  ...  Ramesh Raj Kunwar, Tourism Educationist and Anthropologist, Former Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences-Tribhhuvan University for his continuous guidance and support.  ... 
doi:10.3126/jthe.v10i0.28763 fatcat:xervu4ykwbhxblopwkrqub3w7a

Social Innovation for Food Security and Tourism Poverty Alleviation: Some Examples From China

Guo-Qing Huang, Fu-Sheng Tsai
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
Thus, this case study examines the food industry in rural China to establish how it conducts social innovation in food production and distribution to facilitate social development and mitigate poverty.  ...  While the corporate interest in tourism poverty alleviation is as old as the industrial revolution, little research has been conducted to show how social innovation can be leveraged to reinforce food security  ...  Both authors contributed to the article and approved the submitted version.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.614469 pmid:34017277 pmcid:PMC8129493 fatcat:2pg3capb3nde3oe5axjska3iwu

Residents' Quality of Life in Smart Tourism Destinations: A Theoretical Approach

Adalberto Santos-Júnior, Fernando Almeida-García, Paulo Morgado, Luiz Mendes-Filho
2020 Sustainability  
The objective of this research is to propose a theoretical model based on studies on residents' quality of life in smart tourism destinations.  ...  Therefore, a theoretical model on residents' quality of life in smart tourism destinations is proposed based on a systematized analysis of the literature.  ...  In addition, we emphasize that ICT can have a hard or soft effect [69] on the impacts of tourism on the development of smart tourism destinations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12208445 fatcat:drufwm4zszebfhk6ypnpchreim

Promoting Applications of Intelligence Technology in Response to the Trend of Regional Innovation – A Look at Intelligent Tourism

Chen Chih-Chen
2014 International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology  
In summary, this study suggests the application of a "regional innovation system" while leveraging the advantages Taiwan has in the ICT industry to promote cross-industrial collaboration that features  ...  operational efficiency and effectiveness of our industries and to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, this study suggests that, on the basis of our strength in ICT industry, promoting applications  ... 
doi:10.5875/ausmt.v4i4.850 fatcat:sd5zwtwnkjg3zlt657v2jppsgq

The embedding convergence of smart cities and tourism internet of things in China: An advance perspective

Yang Guo, Hongbo Liu, Yi Chai
2014 Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research  
Based on these developments, this research determines the current status and development potential of smart tourism in China, and offers recommendations for their applications in China.  ...  Many Chinese scholars stated their ideas on the technological structure of IoT and the extension of smart tourism industries.  ...  Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), 2(1): 54-69, 2014 An International Journal of Akdeniz University  ... 
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Revisiting the role of incoming tour operators (ITOs): initial findings from Eastern Norway

Xiang Mei
2014 European Journal of Tourism Research  
Based on Eastern Norway, a destination which has much growth potentials, TOs' traditional role may be still useful due to the fragmented tourism industry.  ...  In order to thrive in the increasingly competitive environment, ITOs must now seek new customer bases and redefine their role and "place" in the distribution channel.  ...  Acknowledgement The research presented in this study is a part of the project "Trends in tourism in the Inland" in collaboration with Lillehammer University College and Norwegian Institute for Nature Research  ... 
doi:10.54055/ejtr.v8i.155 fatcat:mzcz2gzocbb5ribz3st67hfega

Analysis of the Effect of Social Support on Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Tourism Industry – Based on the Perspective of Living-Ecology-Production Integrated Space

Shan-Lin WANG, Yun-Chao LI, Chang-Ping ZHANG
2020 Revista de Cercetare si Interventie Sociala  
A series of problems, such as disordered development of urban production and living space, low land use efficiency, and ecological environment pollution, appear in the rapid industrialization and urbanization  ...  Aiming at employees in tourism industry in Guilin, Guangxi, total 460 copies of questionnaire are distributed.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Guangxi Social Science Fund "Research on benefi t Connection Mechanism of tourism poverty alleviation in Ethnic minority villages in Guangxi" (17FMZ005).  ... 
doi:10.33788/rcis.71.16 fatcat:vvtgl6ibc5cgrnql2eaduvfzoy

Analysis of scientific production on Technological Innovation in Tourism

Célia Rafael, Ana Luísa Pires
2021 European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation  
Until the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism was one of the sectors with the greatest growth potential on a global scale.  ...  This study analysed the scientific productions on technological innovation in the tourism sector using literature review and bibliometric analysis techniques, with data collected from the main databases  ...  Ana Luísa Pires is an Associate Professor at the Polytechnic of Leiria. She is a researcher at CiTUR-Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation.  ... 
doi:10.2478/ejthr-2021-0003 fatcat:tv46ccua2vhqbp5b4gw6vmi2rq

How Do Smart Villages Become a Way to Achieve Sustainable Development in Rural Areas? Smart Village Planning and Practices in China

Xiaojuan Zhang, Zhengang Zhang
2020 Sustainability  
Based on the theoretical framework of the smart village system, we analyzed the smart village strategic planning and smart village practice in China.  ...  The sustainability of rural areas is facing numerous challenges in China.  ...  National rural online retail sales were CNY 1.37 trillion, a year-on-year increase of 30.4%. • Smart rural tourism: as of 2019, 71.5% of rural tourism operators in China have online payment and reservation  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410510 fatcat:2ij6btlqdzabtkphigb6ixmrdm
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