Organizing customers: Japanese travel agencies marketing on the Internet
Article publication date: 1 September 2004
This paper argues that organizing customers is an essential marketing element on the Internet. Through examining Internet marketing activities of three major Japanese travel agencies – JTB, Nippon Travel Agency and Kinki‐Nippon Tourist – by a case approach, the paper discusses the reasons why companies are organizing customers and advantages of such strategy. It also explores what is required to organize customers on the Internet and how to offer customized products and services on the Web site. In addition, the changes in the marketing process caused by organizing customers are discussed.
Zhang, Z. (2004), "Organizing customers: Japanese travel agencies marketing on the Internet", European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 38 No. 9/10, pp. 1294-1303. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090560410548988
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