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advanCes in tourism

Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies

Noam Shoval and Michal Isaacson, both at Hebrew University, Israel

The remarkable developments in tracking technologies over the past decade have opened up a wealth of possibilities in terms of research into tourist spatial behaviour. To date, most research in the field has been based on data derived from less objective

  • hence methodologically

problematic – sources. This book examines the various technologies available to track pedestrians and motorized vehicles as well as the moral, ethical and legal issues arising from the utilization of data thus obtained. The methodologies outlined in the book could prove revolutionary in terms of tourism research, management and planning.

Selected Contents: 1. Introduction Section 1: Theoretical and Methodological Issues of Tourists’ Spatial Behavior

  • 2.

    Theoretical Aspects of Tourists’ Spatial Behavior

  • 3.

    Methodological Aspects of Measurement and Visualization of

Tourists’ Spatial Behavior Section 2: Available Tracking Technologies 4. Land-based Tracking Technologies 5. Satellite-based Tracking Technologies Section 3: Application of Tracking Technologies to Research on Tourist Mobility 6. Methodological Challenges

  • 7.

    Understanding the Tourist 8. Understanding the Destination

  • 9.

    Ethical Questions and the Tracking of Tourists Section 4:

Concluding Thoughts 10. Conclusion. Appendix: Integrating Data Obtained from Tracking Devices into Geographic Information Systems

2009: 229 x 152: 228pp Hb: 978-0-415-96352-7: £70.00 eBook: 978-0-203-86937-6

For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415963527

Related Journal:

The Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing®

The Journal of ravel & ourism Marketing® is an applied research journal that serves as a medium through which researchers and managers in the field of travel and tourism can exchange ideas and keep abreast with the latest developments. www.tandf.co.uk/journals/wttm

Advances in Tourism Destination Marketing

Managing Networks

Edited by Metin Kozak, Mugla University, Turkey, Juergen Gnoth, University of Otango, New Zealand and Luisa L.A Andreu, University of Valencia, Spain

Advances in Destination Marketing offers a comprehensive review of a wide range of aspects related to marketing tourism products including networks in destinations, consumer experiences in destinations, destination branding, destination image, events in destinations and destination tourism products. Throughout the book a network analysis perspective is applied to offer alternative solutions of how each system can share network knowledge and system knowledge so profits can be created effectively and maximised. The exploration of new topics such as Destination Networks and Destination Branding as well as original international empirical research and case studies from well known researchers in the area, provides new thinking on Marketing Tourism Destinations.

Selected Contents: Part 1: Destination Marketing and Management 1. Research in Tourism Marketing: An Analysis of Topics & Methodologies 2. Diversity, Devolution and Disorder: The Management of Tourism Destinations 3. Success Factors of Tourism Networks 4. Strategic Positioning and Performance of Tourism Destinations Part 2: Destination Branding 5. A Movie Map Conversion Study: A Case Study of ‘Pride & Prejudice’ 6. Music-Tourism Networks: A Study of Three Festivals in Queensland 7. Destination Brand Licensing 8. Destinations as Gadgets: Co-Creating a Sportive Identity for Voss Part 3: Destination Networks 9. Networking Approaches for Sustainable Destination Management

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    Tourism Destinations: A Network Analysis of the Web Space

  • 11.

    Exploring Stakeholder Roles in Destination Management

Part 4: Vacation Decision Making & Choice 12. Influence of Women’s Lifestyles on Holiday Decisions 13. Access and Use of E-commerce in the Spanish Tourism Market 14. The Formation of Destination Choice Sets: An Interpretive Approach 15. Risk Perceptions and Risk Reduction Strategies as Determinants of Destination Choice 16. Identification of Important Service Factors in Group Package Tours Part 5: Consumer Experiences & Perceptions 17. Holiday Resort Visitor Motivations and their Relationship with Satisfaction 18. Building a Tourist Typology Based on Motivations for Visiting a Cultural City 19. Effect of Complaint Management on Loyalty Versus Probability of Ending Relationship

2009: 234 x 156: 288pp Hb: 978-0-415-49238-6: £85.00 eBook: 978-0-203-87412-7

For more information, visit: www.routledge.com/9780415492386

CONTACT US – for more information, email tourism@routledge.com

eBooks: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk

eUpdates: www.tandf.co.uk/eupdates

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