Analysis of Tourist Behavior Based on Tracking Data Collected by GPS [chapter]

Oriol Bernadó, Albert Bigorra, Yolanda Pérez, Antonio P. Russo, Salvador Anton Clave
Discovery of Geospatial Resources  
In this short paper we develop an integral framework for the study of tourist mobility using GPS technology. After a review of tourism mobility research, this article introduces the two main elements of a visitor tracking technology developed by this research team: the methodology of collection and clean-up of data, and the analytic tools, using a web environment. Both aspects have been piloted in a visitor tracking project in the historical city of Tarragona, Spain, and could be extended and
more » ... d be extended and adapted to other destination types.
doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-0945-7.ch012 fatcat:vlxj2a4thrh4hi4l2xbmmgl7vu