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Learning from #Barcelona Instagram data what Locals and Tourists post about its Neighbourhoods [article]

Raul Gomez, Lluis Gomez, Jaume Gibert, Dimosthenis Karatzas
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We perform a language separate treatment of the data and show that it can be extrapolated to a tourists and locals separate analysis, and that tourism is reflected in Social Media at a neighborhood level  ...  In this work we gather Instagram data related to Barcelona consisting on images-captions pairs and, using the text as a supervisory signal, we learn relations between images, words and neighborhoods.  ...  Union, grant agreement No 712949 (TECNIOspring PLUS), and the Agency for Business Competitiveness of the Government of Catalonia (AC-CIO).  ... 
arXiv:1808.06369v1 fatcat:26s2i52z3rd4tmzfw47y7ahuvu

Learning from #Barcelona Instagram Data What Locals and Tourists Post About Its Neighbourhoods [chapter]

Raul Gomez, Lluis Gomez, Jaume Gibert, Dimosthenis Karatzas
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We perform a language separate treatment of the data and show that it can be extrapolated to a tourists and locals separate analysis, and that tourism is reflected in Social Media at a neighborhood level  ...  In this work we gather Instagram data related to Barcelona consisting on images-captions pairs and, using the text as a supervisory signal, we learn relations between images, words and neighborhoods.  ...  Union, grant agreement No 712949 (TECNIOspring PLUS), and the Agency for Business Competitiveness of the Government of Catalonia (AC-CIO).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-11024-6_41 fatcat:edtpyjbil5eedn6smpkhxqwyiy

Understanding city dynamics: using geolocated social media in a problem-based activity as an investigative tool to enhance student learning

Leticia Serrano-Estrada, Tania Josephine Martin, Pablo Marti
2021 Journal of Geography in Higher Education  
Foursquare and Twitter datasets were used as sources of information, and scaffolding in QGIS software, data analysis, and visualization tools were provided.  ...  Pre-and post-activity questionnaires as well as the work submitted by students gave an indication of the extent to which the activity was useful for achieving the set objective.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all participating students and MSc (Arch) Álvaro Bernabeu Bautista for his valuable technical input.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03098265.2021.2004390 fatcat:i4zeh7y63zcexmnm7zlbpn3xey

"Live Like a Lifelong Tourist"? The Contradicting Realities of Finnish Offshore Service Workers in Athens

Johanna Lilius, Dimitris Balampanidis
2020 Urban Planning  
for tourists and lifestyle migrants.  ...  neighbourhood life.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Haris Litos for helping with Greek newspaper articles, the anonymous reviewers and the editors in particular for valuable comments and suggestions on how  ... 
doi:10.17645/up.v5i3.2990 fatcat:j64zbhoejfffjo5n5z4i6hghsy

User-Generated Social Media Events in Tourism

2017 Sustainability  
Special attention has been given to user-generated content (UGC) online due to its influence on destination and business image formation [11] , tourist behaviour [12,13] and its importance for research  ...  has been given to tourist events entirely generated by users through social media.  ...  From what we could see and hear, because of the language spoken, the vast majority of participants were Catalan, with large numbers from Barcelona.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122250 fatcat:ll5rgdyinzhkzhemw66qzphraa

Digital-Toolkit for Promoting Tourist Destinations

2019 VOLUME-8 ISSUE-10, AUGUST 2019, REGULAR ISSUE  
The destination is a complex product, and it is necessary to engage in marketing with the same efforts as enterprises are marketing their goods and services.  ...  In the face of global competition, when tourist destinations become easily replaceable, destination controls are included in this battle for the attention and resources of tourists.  ...  Internet marketing tools are technologies and methods that allow potential tourists to learn about one place or another, share experiences, share their impressions, make purchase decisions, and book goods  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.l3745.1081219 fatcat:3im6fsxw7vgdbimjiieso2smtq

Value co-creation in the hospitality industry: learning from the Vascitour experienc

CANESTRINO, ROSSELLA, BONFANTI, ANGELO, MAGLIOCCA, PIERPAOLO
2019 Sinergie Italian Journal of Management  
connected to the spirit of the place and its people, and to replicate Vascitour's formula in other contexts by considering customers subjective logic and local peculiarities of territory.  ...  In the Vascitour case, it depends on the interaction in local culture that is created through the unique and authentic interaction with service provider, hosts, other guests/travelers, and physical structure  ...  One of the tourists from Denmark said: What made my experience so special was coming into contact with locals … they wanted to show their neighbourhood and its beauty … this is a strength of Vascitour  ... 
doi:10.7433/s107.2018.02 fatcat:nynbmj2jdnbdhfeoczyegolmwm

5. Future Urban Imaginaries: Placemaking and Digital Visualizations [chapter]

Monica Degen, Isobel Ward
2022 Seeing the City Digitally  
social media spaceand how each is underpinned by various and multiple temporalities.  ...  We show how digital visual technologies have become central to preparing the ground for urban redevelopment schemes and placemaking strategies, by appealing to our sensory and experiential sensibilities  ...  Thrift, Nigel, and Shaun French. 2002  ... 
doi:10.1515/9789048551927-006 fatcat:f6issjao5ffa7d5xydzkuxuxnu

Using Big Data to Measure Tourist Sustainability: Myth or Reality?

Yamilé Pérez Guilarte, Daniel Barreiro Quintáns
2019 Sustainability  
This article aims to survey and describe the main approaches and methodologies to use big data to measure tourism sustainability.  ...  Successful cases are addressed by explaining the main opportunities and challenges for the creation of official tourist statistics.  ...  It also provides information about the visitors' movements in the city by neighbourhood, day and even by hours.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11205641 fatcat:aaftgnlbszhbbevsbcxkrl3x6e

Local smart initiatives to enhance sustainable settlement

Arina Hayati, Adinda S.P.R Utami, Kirami Bararatin, Happy Ratna Santosa, Gabriele Weichart, Mag. Karl Valent
2020 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
In this paper, we present data gathered to date through participant observation and interviews, and discuss its analysis using six components of the Smart City which highlights the Human Driven Approach  ...  What constitutes a Smart and Sustainable reflects the peculiarities of contexts, needs, interests and approaches to urban development in different countries and regions of the world.  ...  However, hardly any data is available about their usage and success rate because only few local authorities have evaluated their services.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/402/1/012017 fatcat:trc33ifhpvf3fjpock6ahrt2uy

3D models and locative AR [chapter]

Donal Cooper, Fabrizio Nevola, Chiara Capulli, Luca Brunke
2022 Hidden Cities  
its artworks.  ...  As this collection has shown, the spatial turn in the humanities that cultural geographer Denis Cosgrove identified over a decade ago has been much invigorated, thanks to digital technologies and the widespread  ...  museum-goers and tourists.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003172000-15 fatcat:y2g2dzycbjhvbdl2lmfcntqx2m

Future of cultural tourism for urban and regional destinations

Licia Calvi, Simone Moretti
2020 Zenodo  
Cultural tourism was until recently so popular that it became a threat to host cities like Dubrovnik, Venice and Barcelona, but it has heavily been affected by the disruption caused by COVID-19, despite  ...  Its main objective is to sketch what the future of cultural tourism could look like.  ...  During the first Neighbourhood Forum of Tourism held in Barcelona, key principles and measures aimed at tourism degrowth were set up.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5270225 fatcat:agaexmhvonhk7gu5mfokkranr4

"Looking with intention": using photographic essays as didactical tool to explore Berlin

Rianne Van Melik, Huib Ernste
2019 Journal of Geography in Higher Education  
Despite the act of photography being inevitably partial, personal, biased, voyeuristic, colonial and possibly unethical, we believe that the enthusiasm and geographical gaze it brings into the classroom  ...  Based on 10-year experience of using photographic essays in our graduate course on Urban and Cultural Geography, we show how taking pictures can enhance active and engaged learning, spark feelings of enchantment  ...  Thanks also to the journal editors and reviewers for their comments and advice.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03098265.2019.1660864 fatcat:wlpstn62tndvdm72djvefjhj6a

Resident Support for Tourism Development: Application of a Simplified Resident Empowerment through Tourism Scale on Developing Destinations in Flanders

Bart Neuts, Senne Kimps, Jan van der Borg
2021 Sustainability  
The objective was to empirically validate the research instrument and underlying theory in a situation of relative 'undertourism' and prospective future growth.  ...  , was mainly affected by social, psychological, and political empowerment, with personal economic benefits not playing a significant role.  ...  In cases where overtourism has led to more severe discomforts and perceived impacts among locals, reactions have even led to anti-tourist movements and social unrest such as the Assembly of Neighbourhoods  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13126934 fatcat:xnmsktw655hwhfztjabap7c6nm

Theoretical framework for cultural tourism in urban and regional destinations

Xavier Matteucci, Jennifer Von Zumbusch
2020 Zenodo  
Through an extensive interdisciplinary meta literature review, various conceptualizations, frameworks and definitions of cultural heritage tourism and cultural tourism destinations are studied.  ...  The summarizing report outlines the final theoretical framework based on these findings and proposes a set of novel, updated definitions.  ...  Tourists' imposed expectations Cultural tourists often travel with preconceptions about what they will encounter in a cultural destination (Alberts & Hazen, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4785433 fatcat:mgt5mh4msvfq5d7gpgnhw7rv7m
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