Connecting or disconnecting… this is the question when travelling.

It's almost scary! At home, at work and during travel – digital technologies have become a routine part of our everyday lives. They transformed work, leisure and travel contexts. The use of technologies has allowed us to connect everyday life and travel, and so causing boundaries between once separated domains. Technology allows for access to …

New Paper on (Dis)Connectivity in Travel presented at ENTER 2017 Conference

From 24-26 January 2017, ENTER2017 eTourism Conference Rome in Rome took place, the world's leading annual conference on eTourism, organised by International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Head of Experience Design, Innovation and Management in Tourism at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, presented a new study on "(Dis)Connectivity in the Travel …

Dr Barbara Neuhofer presents IFITTtalk@Salzburg opening talk

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Lecturer at Bournemouth University and Treasurer at IFITT gives the opening talk for the IFITTtalk@Salzburg. The IFITTtalk is a new initiative with the aim to share and exchange knowledge on cutting edge topics in the field of eTourism. The first IFITTtalk@Salzburg took place on the 22nd of October 2015 at Salzburg University of Applied Science as a …

Going off the grid: Disconnected on my Digital Detox Walk

Technology, technology, technology Three years I have read, written, lived and breathed the topic 'Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences'. On my PhD journey, I have studied the impact of technology on and its role in travel experiences. I did not only study the topic, but have have always travelled with 'my technologies', as probably many other people in my …