eBook GIS Applications in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, 1st Edition

  • Somnath Chaudhuri
  • Nilanjan Ray
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522550895
  • ISBN-13: 9781522550891
  • DDC: 910.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Geographic information systems (GIS) provide information that can be useful across many disciplines. One of these disciplines is the travel and hospitality industry. This title is a vital scholarly publication that explores the applications of GIS to the leisure travel industry, specifically the importance of GIS in trip planning, online bookings, and location-based services. Highlighting coverage on a wide range of topics such as cultural heritage tourism, geospatial collaborative tourism recommender systems, and decision support systems, this book is geared toward business managers, academicians, researchers, graduate-level students, and professionals looking for current research on the impact of GIS on recreational travel.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services Industry (AHTSI) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Framework for GeoSpatial Query Processing by Integrating Cassandra With Hadoop.
2: Geographical Information System Applications Utilized in Museums in Turkey Within the Scope of the Cultural Heritage Tourism: A Case Study of Mobile Application of Müze Asist.
3: Geographical Information System in Eco-Tourism.
4: Geographical Patterns in the Tourist City: GIS for Spatiotemporal Analysis.
5: Reigniting GIS’s Application in Ecotourism: A Case Study of Sundarbans in Bengal.
6: TCloud: Cloud SDI Model for Tourism Information Infrastructure Management.
7: The Benefits of Applying GIS in Spiritual Tourism Management and Promotion.
8: The Relationship Between the Geographical Information Systems and Rural Development: Turkey Example.
9: The Value and Scope of GIS in Marketing and Tourism Management.
10: Toward Geospatial Collaborative Tourism Recommender Systems.
11: A Survey of Recommender Systems and Geographical Recommendation Techniques.
12: GIS-Based Decision Support System for Village Level: A Case Study in Andhra Pradesh.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.