Mavri, Maria and Angelis, Vasilis (2009): Forecasting the Growth of e-Tourism Sector: The Case Study of Mediterranean Countries. Published in: TOURISMOS: An International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism , Vol. 4, No. 3 (15. November 2009): pp. 113-125.
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Tourism is one of the first services sectors to adapt and use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for promoting its services. ICT enable travelers to access reliable and accurate information, as well as to make reservations in a fraction of the time and the cost. The objective of this work is to measure the impact of ICT on the tourism sector growth. Assuming that the increase of e-tourism sector depends on the increase in tourism demand and internet penetration, we examine the case of all Mediterranean EU member countries, and forecast the growth of online tourism services.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Forecasting the Growth of e-Tourism Sector: The Case Study of Mediterranean Countries|
|Keywords:||e-Tourism, ICT, forecasting techniques|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M1 - Business Administration
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports ; Gambling ; Restaurants ; Recreation ; Tourism
|Depositing User:||Evangelos Christou|
|Date Deposited:||25. Sep 2010 20:26|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 15:20|
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