Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology: Volume 3 Issue 3


A Framework for Innovation

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Geocachers: the creative tourism experience

Pirita Ihamäki

The purpose of this paper is to present the geocaching online survey – the implications of geocaching to social interaction and tourism as useful for making small segments such as…


Biometric solutions for today's travel security problems

Cristian Morosan

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the applicability of biometric systems in travel and explain how they can be used in response to today's increasing security problems.


Forecasting hotel room demand using search engine data

Bing Pan, Doris Chenguang Wu, Haiyan Song

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the usefulness of search query volume data in forecasting demand for hotel rooms and identify the best econometric forecasting model.


Boutique hotels: technology, social media and green practices

Denise Kleinrichert, Mehmet Ergul, Colin Johnson, Mert Uydaci

The purpose of this paper is to link consumer use of technology to two very popular themes in the hospitality industry: boutique hotels and environmental responsibility.


The impact of hotel property size in determining the importance of electronic distribution channels

Hong‐bumm Kim, Sunny Ham, Hye‐young Moon

The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of electronic distribution systems (EDS) in Korean hotels and investigate the differences between large and small and medium (S&M…

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