A General Datamodel for Tourism Information Systems

  • J. Küng
  • A. Dunzendorfer
  • R. R. Wagner


In the travel industry, information plays a very big role and throughout the properties of its products information is very important for this line of business. To process this information different information systems are developed and the information is stored system specific. When thinking of an universal interface to all tourism systems each system has to present its information in the same manner. That means a general data model, into that all specific data models can be transformed, is needed. In this paper we introduce such a model, discuss the transformation process, and show that it can also be used as a generic data model for new applications.


Object Type Specific Tourism General Data Model Software House Travel Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Küng
    • 1
  • A. Dunzendorfer
    • 1
  • R. R. Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing (FAW)Johannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria

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