The Conference offers a unique forum for academics, industry, destination managers, marketers and government representatives to explore the future of ICTs in Tourism through researches, seminars, workshops and dynamic dialogues.
The 2nd e-Tourism/e-Marketing Conference will bring together international experts in all aspects of Information and Communication Technologies in Travel and Tourism – the technologies which are changing the world of hospitality!
The tracks are designed in a way that enables maximum exchange of information and interaction. The conference will concentrate on disruptive technologies, cloud computing and cultural heritage and will attract more than 20 international trade speakers & professors over 4 days and more than 250 participants. The conference is promising a fantastic environment for serious debate and great social interaction.
ICT-enabled dynamic challenges for Travel and Tourism to cover both technology and business and there will also be plenty for local and national government agencies to consider. Issues discussed cover a wide range of cutting-edge challenges and the following gives a flavor of this:
- Customer centricity
- Consumer inspiration through ICTs
- Web analytics
- Web 2.0
- Travel 2.0 and Social networking
- Online advertising
- Disruptive technologies
- eLearning for Tourism
- Revenue Management
- Accessible e-Tourism design
- Cloud computing
- e-Branding and brand integrity
- e-Tourism clusters
- Destination web sites & Clusters
- Distribution Challenges
- Advanced distribution systems
- Crisis and e-Tourism
- Reengineering tourism - ICT for regional development
- Distribution strategies
- ICT-enabled partnerships
- Web 3.0 and Travel 3.0
- Travel Search and Meta search
- Smart ICT investments
- Advanced destination portals
- Online marketing
- ICT & sustainability
- ICT-enabled segmentation
- Mobile solutions
- Location Based Services
- Geographical Mash ups
- Usability and web design
- Multimedia convergence
- Interoperability & Interconnectivity
- Cultural heritage & ICT
- Recommender systems
The workshop presents and debates state-of-the-art research and industry case studies on the application of information and communications technologies to travel and tourism. Doctoral students at all stages (i.e. beginning as well as nearly completed) are encouraged to participate. The workshop is focusing on practical and methodological issues and research results of participating experts.
The conference includes a lot of professional Speakers under the care of the Conference’s President Dr. Yehia Abu El Hassan like: Prof. Jamie Murphy, Prof, Daniel Fesenmaier, Prof. Karl W.Wober, Prof. Jim Hamill, and Prof. Michael Jackson…etc.
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