Travel information kiosks in network — prestige or profit? A preliminary study of a Norwegian system in operation

  • Georg Kamfjord
  • Ingvar Tjoestheim
Conference paper


In several areas of the tourism industry there is an extensive use of information technology. The articles by Poon (1988) and Stipanuk (1993) are just two examples of literature dealing with different aspects of this topic. Even though most of the technology and innovations are fairly recent, a study by Archdale (1992) describes a proposal for a Destination Management System (DMS) made as early as 1968 in Britain. Several authors Kamfjord (1993), Aanonsen (1995), (Sheldon, 93) suggest that the tourism industry will (continue to) change considerably in the years to come due to new information technology.


Tourism Industry Information Search Interactive Tool Tourism Research Travel Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Kamfjord
    • 1
  • Ingvar Tjoestheim
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian School of ManagementSofienberg, OsloNorway

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