Tourism Informatics

Towards Novel Knowledge Based Approaches

  • Tokuro Matsuo
  • Kiyota Hashimoto
  • Hidekazu Iwamoto

Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 90)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Sachio Hirokawa, Tetsuya Nakatoh, Hiroto Nakae, Takahiro Suzuki
    Pages 31-42
  3. Tetsuya Nakatoh, Sachio Hirokawa
    Pages 43-58
  4. Yi-Fang Kao, Hung-Cheng Chen, Pei-Ling Wu
    Pages 59-76
  5. Kazutaka Shimada, Yurie Onitsuka, Shunsuke Inoue, Tsutomu Endo
    Pages 77-90
  6. Mohammad Shamsul Arefin, Zhichao Chang, Yasuhiko Morimoto
    Pages 91-106
  7. Fumito Masui, Michal Ptaszynski, Ryotaro Kawaishi, Yasunari Maeda, Fumitaro Goto, Hiroshi Masui
    Pages 107-118
  8. Hiroyuki Nakamura, Yuan Gao, He Gao, Hongliang Zhang, Akifumi Kiyohiro, Tsunenori Mine
    Pages 119-134
  9. Kazutaka Shimada, Hisashi Uehara, Tsutomu Endo
    Pages 135-150
  10. Ubon Thongsatapornwatana, Chanatip Chuenmanus
    Pages 151-164

About this book


This book introduces new trends of theory and practice of information technologies in tourism. The book does not handle only the fundamental contribution, but also discusses innovative and emerging technologies to promote and develop new generation tourism informatics theory and their applications. Some chapters are concerned with data analysis, web technologies, social media, and their case studies. Travel information on the web provided by travelers is very useful for other travelers make their travel plan. A chapter in this book proposes a method for interactive retrieval of information on accommodation facilities to support travelling customers in their travel preparations. Also an adaptive user interface for personalized transportation guidance system is proposed. Another chapter in this book shows a novel support system for the collaborative tourism planning by using the case reports that are collected via Internet. Also, a system for recommending hotels for the users is proposed and evaluated. Other chapters are concerned with recommendation, personalization, and other emerging technologies.



Computational Intelligence E-tourism Knowledge Based Approaches Tourism Informatics Tourist Behavior

Editors and affiliations

  • Tokuro Matsuo
    • 1
  • Kiyota Hashimoto
    • 2
  • Hidekazu Iwamoto
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate School of Industrial TechnologyAdvanced Institute of Industrial TechnologyShinagawaJapan
  2. 2.School Sustainable System SciencesOsaka Prefecture UniversityOsakaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Wellness TourismJosai International UniversityChibaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47226-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47227-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4394
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4408
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