Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism

Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1994

  • Walter Schertler
  • Beat Schmid
  • A. Min Tjoa
  • Hannes Werthner
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Invited Papers on Selected Topics

    1. B. Schmid
      Pages 1-8
    2. Wilhelm Dantine
      Pages 15-19
    3. Johann Ruisz
      Pages 27-34
    4. Sixtus Lanner
      Pages 43-45
    5. Philip Haines
      Pages 50-55
    6. Gilbert Archdale
      Pages 56-63
  3. Multimedia I

    1. W. J. Austin, E. K. Hutchinson, J. R. Kalmus, L. M. Mackinnon, K. G. Jeffery, D. H. Marwick et al.
      Pages 64-71
    2. A. Tsalgatidou, M. Spiliopoulou, K. Apostolaki, I. Roussou, M. Hatzopoulos
      Pages 72-79
    3. Gerald Quirchmayr, Reinhold Schimak
      Pages 80-86
  4. Multimedia II

  5. Multimedia III

    1. Kornél Szabó, Peter Stucki, Martin Blatter, Peter Simeon, Martin Ruff, Claudine Horezky et al.
      Pages 110-115
    2. Erick Mata-Montero, Alejandra Corrales-Madrigal
      Pages 116-119
  6. Advice System I

    1. K. Vanhoof, I. Molderez
      Pages 120-125
  7. Advice System II

    1. Karl Anton Froeschl
      Pages 133-139
    2. Constantin Halatsis, Panagiotis Stamatopoulos, Isambo Karali, Constantin Mourlas, Dimitris Gouscos, Dimitris Margaritis et al.
      Pages 140-147
  8. Special Aspects

    1. M. Schweizer, P. M. B. Föhn, J. Schweizer, A. Ultsch
      Pages 148-153
  9. Tourist Information Systems

    1. Hubert Roiß, Michael Forster, Michael Plakolb
      Pages 160-163
    2. Erling Maartmann-Moe, Paul Byerley, Ricardo Guinanco
      Pages 164-170
  10. Organization Issues

  11. Economic Issues I

  12. Distributed Issues I

    1. Gregorio Lella, Gianluca Lo Reto
      Pages 209-213
  13. Distributed Issues II

    1. Peter Felsinger, Wolfgang Sommerer, Wilhelm-Wolfgang Strapetz, Stephan Untergrabner
      Pages 221-227
  14. Economic Issues II

    1. Matthias Ernst, Dirk Walpuski
      Pages 228-235
    2. Martin Reck
      Pages 236-243
  15. Software Engineering and Architecture

  16. Computer Science Issues

  17. Back Matter
    Pages 287-288

About these proceedings


The conference ENTER • International Conference on However, the tourist market has several specific characteristics Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism with regard to the use of technological infrastructure: represents a fll'St attempt • On the demand side computerized reservation and general • to provide an international forum for the discussion of the distribution systems (eRS and GDS), managed by big role of telecommunication and information systems in airlines, are well organized and technological pioneers. In tourism, the past they typically focused on the business traveller, • to inform potential users and people concerned with the nowadays they also try to cover the vacation sector. These importance of such technologies and to explain their systems work on a world-wide level and are highly functioning sophisticated. However, it should be added that the • to give an opportunity to the research community, nowadays information provided is rather poor and also selective, scattered into different areas of research, to discuss their which may restrict its usefulness for the promotion of an results on a common platform, and, fmally, entire tourist region. • to intensify the contact and the communication between • Similar to CRSlGDS several tour operators have begun to develop their own systems, although with varying success. researchers, system developers and users.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Schertler
    • 1
  • Beat Schmid
    • 2
  • A. Min Tjoa
    • 3
  • Hannes Werthner
    • 4
  1. 1.Strategisches TourismusmanagementUniversität TrierTrierFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikHochschule St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  3. 3.Institut für Angewandte Informatik und InformationssystemeWienAustria
  4. 4.Institut für Statistik, Operations Research und ComputerverfahrenUniversität WienViennaAustria

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