Blockchain Based Smart Contract Applications in Tourism Industry

  • Seda Karagoz Zeren
  • Engin Demirel
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


The main aim of the study is to design the bases of the blockchain system and the creation of smart contracts and to generate a new blockchain in the financial payment system. In the scope of the study, the technology under the blockchain system and smart contracts examined. In light of the information obtained, a reliable, transparent, accountable simplified blockchain data structure as a result of intensive use of data and goods can be used in smart contracts in the financial payment system in tourism enterprises. In this context, utilizing the smart contract system consisting of continuous growth and structured data, it will be possible to dispose of the intermediary institutions in the transfer fees that can be used as a priority in the financial payments system. Content analysis was used within the scope of the research and examples of smart contract projects in the tourism sector were examined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seda Karagoz Zeren
    • 1
  • Engin Demirel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Business, Faculty of Economics and Administrative SciencesTrakya UniversityEdirneTurkey

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