Das war die #ISCONTOUR2018 Konferenz

Die ISCONTOUR 2018 Konferenz wurde gemeinsam von der Fachhochschule Salzburg und der IMC Fachhochschule Krems veranstaltet und fand dieses Jahr an der IMC FH Krems statt. FH-Prof. Christian Maurer und FH-Prof. Barbara Neuhofer waren die Konferenzveranstalter in der bereits 6. Auflage der ISCONTOUR. Forschungsarbeiten aus dem breitesten Spektrum der Themen Marketing und Management, Tourismus Produktentwicklung …

How does customer co-creation increase revenues in hotels?

"Over the past decade, co-creation has gained wide attention in academia and practice. Customers centricity plays a key role as we engage and co-create experiences no longer for but with customers." The co-creation paradigm has introduced the idea of a two-way engagement between customers and businesses. This has brought deep changes for businesses and they way they view …

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 …

‘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 at the University of Alicante. Dr Barbra Neuhofer was invited for keynote speech 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 …

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, …

Experiences of the 21st Century: The Era of ‘Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences’

We have seen an increasing interest in customer experiences in recent years. Companies are seeking ways to create better experiences for customers and customers want more meaningful experiences when they purchase, consume or travel. Consumers are no longer satisfied with 'simple service', a simple service encounter or transaction. - Instead they want to get compelling experiences by buying into …

2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award @ ENTER 2015

Dr Barbara Neuhofer, Prof Dimitrios Buhalis and Prof Adele Ladkin have been awarded the 2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award for their paper 'A typology of technology enhanced tourism experiences', published in the International Journal of Tourism Research. The award was received at the ENTER2015 Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, the world leading conference …

Barbara Neuhofer awarded ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013 Award

  Last week Barbara Neuhofer was awarded the ITT PhD Student of the Year Award during the ITT’s Annual Chairman’s Summer Cocktails. Barbara was nominated for Bournemouth Universty by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis who has worked closely with Barbara in the e-Tourism lab. The award ceremony was held at The House of Commons and was sponsored …