A Typology of Technology-Enhanced Tourism Experiences

Experiences represent the essence of the tourism industry. In recent years, consumers have been increasingly in search of experiences. Tourism experiences are undergoing constant change due to the growing importance  of  consumer  involvement, co-creation  and technology.   Revolution through technology! What has  changed is  that technology  has not only  become  a part  of  tourism. Technology …

Technology Enhanced Destination Experiences

Experiences are transforming. A widespread concept in the tourism industry is the creation of experiences for consumers. The competition is bigger than ever. Destinations – as the core of the travel and tourism industry - have to find innovative ways to differentiate their products and create experiences and so provide value for the tourists. This …

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 …