BENCHMARKS OF WEB SITE DESIGN AND MARKETING BY SWISS HOTELS
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: *Lausanne Institute for Hospitality Research (LIHR), Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), Le Chalet-à-Gobet, 1000 Lausanne 25, Switzerland 2: †Competence Center ISnet-VS, University of Applied Sciences Valais, Technopôle 3, 3960 Sierre, Switzerland 3: ‡Hotel Valuation Services HVS, 372 Willis Avenue, Mineola, NY 11501 4: §University of Western Australia, Faculty of Business, Department of Information Management and Marketing, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, 6009, Western Australia
Publication date: 2002-01-01
- Information Technology & Tourism is the first scientific journal dealing with the exciting relationship between information technology and tourism. Information and communication systems embedded in a global net have profound influence on the tourism and travel industry. Reservation systems, distributed multimedia systems, highly mobile working places, electronic markets, and the dominant position of tourism applications in the Internet are noticeable results of this development. And the tourism industry poses several challenges to the IT field and its methodologies.