Author: Werthner, Hannes
Source: Information Technology & Tourism, Volume 9, Number 2, 2007 , pp. 63-63(1)
Publisher: Cognizant Communication Corporation
Document Type: Editorial
Publication date: 2007-06-01
- 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.