Information Technology & Tourism

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

A comparison of the development of tourism information technologies between China and the United States

  • Bing PanEmail author
  • Conghui Zheng
  • Fuhua Song


This viewpoint discusses the status, the issues, as well as the future development of different information technologies in tourism and hospitality in China and the United States.


Information technologies China The United States Mobile payment Tourism Hospitality 



The authors would like to thank Ms. Xinyue Zhang of Drore’s translation service for the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism ManagementPenn State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Sanya Tianya-Haijiao Tourism Development Corporation, Maling, Tianya DistrictSanyaChina
  3. 3.Zhejiang Drore Technology Co., Ltd, Xixi National Wetland ParkHangzhouChina

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