Team of FH Salzburg presents cutting-edge virtual research at the world’s leading eTourism Conference ENTER 2019.

The FH Salzburg team contributes to at the world's leading conference on information and communication technologies in tourism - ENTER eTourism Conference 2019 @ Nicosia, Cyrpus. Ashelle McFee, Tanja Mayrhof, Andrea Baratova, Barbara Neuhofer, Mattia Rainoldi and Roman Egger presented their paper 'The Effects of Virtual Reality on Destination Image Formation', which is published in the …

Who is a smart tourist in a smart destination?

How do tourists understand intelligent systems and wish to interact with them? How are they supposed to interact and co-create value with other stakeholders? How does  their level of trust in technologies shape and facilitate their experiences? These and many more questions are answered in our latest study 'Towards a conceptualisation of smart tourists and their role …

Alles mobil? Interview mit Barbara Neuhofer im Tourismusmagazin SAISON

Wie das Smartphone den Tourismus und das Konsumverhalten verändert und unsere zunehmend 'smart' Urlaubserlebnisse macht - ein interessantes Interview mit FH-Prof. Barbara Neuhofer im Tourismusmagazin SAISON, Ausgabe Juni 2018. Smartphones sind zum fixen Bestandteil unseres Alltags geworden. Mit Smartphones hat sich unser Konsumverhalten von Grund auf geändert. Es ist selbstverständlich für uns geworden, immer und sofort …

FH Salzburg team presents cutting-edge research at ENTER2018 eTourism Conference

Barbara Neuhofer, Julia Beck (IMT master alumna) and Mattia Rainoldi presented two papers at the world leading conference for eTourism, ENTER2018, which took place from 23-26th January in Jönköping, Sweden! Check out the papers published in Springer! Beck, J. and Egger, R. (2018) Emotionalise Me: Self-reporting and Arousal Measurements in Virtual Tourism Environments Rainoldi, M., …

Smart technologies for personalized experiences

  Smart technology, implying the terms intelligent and smart, refers to a product, condition or motion of a technology which involves a variety of functionalities. Smart technologies have received widespread interest in the tourism domain, because of the increase of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as well as the promotion of smartness in society and …

How to create the best experiences you can create: Maximise value through co-creation & technology

The selling of experiences has become increasing important in the travel and tourism sector. With consumer empowerment and digital technology surrounding all our life domains, contemporary consumers want more than just buy into experiences. They want to take part and co-create experiences. So what happens if we combine our efforts to involve customers and co-create …

Knowledge exchange at IFITT Doctoral Summer School @ ISCONTOUR 2017

This year's IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2017 was hosted at the ISCONTOUR - International Student Conference in Tourism Research at FH Salzburg University of Applied Sciences from 15-16th May. Over 200 participants from 30 countries exchanged knowledge in tourism research. Representing all levels of Bachelor, Master and PhD, students presented a wide range of topics, …

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 …