Experience, Co-Creation and Technology: Issues, Challenges and Trends for Technology Enhanced Tourism Experiences

  Consumers are increasingly striving for experiences. They search for unique and memorable experiences, as products have become replicated. The concept of the experience economy has changed. For a long time experience economy was a vehicle to design and supply experiences to consumers and so gain advantage. But times change, and the concept has developed, …

Technology as a Catalyst of Change: Enablers and Barriers of the Tourist Experience and their Consequences

  The way people experience travel has changed! Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have had a major impact on how people experience travel. One of the most extensive transformations have been promoted by the increase of information and communication technologies in everyday life and travel. That’s why tourism research and management have been increasingly interested …

Co-Creation through Technology: Dimensions of Social Connectedness

'Co-creation' has become an important term in tourism research and tourism practice. The tourist is the one who determines the creation of experiences and value. Nowadays the tourist can co-create richer, personal and more meaningful experiences online made possible through information and communication technologies. The potential for technology supporting co-creation has reached a new extend …

‘Smart Destinations: new horizons in tourism research and management’ – Dr Barbara Neuhofer keynoting @ Universidad de Alicante

It was a pleasure for Dr Barbara Neuhofer to keynote @ University of Alicante. Dr Barbra Neuhofer was invited for keynote at the International Seminar #STDRM2017  in Alicante, Spain. The Seminar was about 'Smart Destinations: new horizons in tourism research and management'. Dr Neuhofer gave a presentation on ‘Smart destinations and technology enhanced tourism experiences’. …

Barbara Neuhofer presents at the CAUTHE Conference 2013

Bournemouth University PhD Researcher, Barbara Neuhofer has just returned from presenting at the CAUTHE Conference 2013 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Barbara presented her paper that she co-authored with Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Professor Adele Ladkin, titled “Experiences, Co-creation and Technology: A conceptual approach to enhance tourism experiences” at the conference. Back in November, Barbara was …