Interview

What Will Be the World of Tourism After a Pandemic?

Dr. Elinor Garely shares his thoughts from all points of view, and for different tourism industries: https://www.eturbonews.com/573663/hotels-and-travel-reimagined-better-perhaps-certainly-different/  It is obvious that smart tourism technologies will take their place, as they reduce the need for contacts, and provide greater security of communications and transactions for travelers than traditional methods. From the point of view of smart …

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About Open Data in Tourism

Dirk Rogl, a renowned tourism digitalization specialist, talks about open data https://www.neusta-ds.de/blog/open-data/kuenstliche-intelligenz-braucht-kein-open-data/ He revealed an interesting contradiction. The open data technology itself is intended to make all information accessible to end users. However, users do not delve into papers, they simply type in the search engine what they want to find out. At the same …

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A Look at the Future of Tourism

Leonid Marmer, general director of Amadeus – Information Technologies LLC shared his view on the future of tourism with tourdom.ru. https://www.tourdom.ru/hotline/it-razrabotki-dlya-turbiznesa/umnye-trevel-tekhnologii-za-kakimi-resheniyami-budushchee/ He noted that technology is changing and no one will be able to stay out or wait out the digital transformation, as customers are becoming more demanding. Clients and tourists are often more technically …

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More About Sustainable Tourism

In her article a tourism expert Dr Hayley Stainton explains in detail what sustainable tourism is: https://tourismteacher.com/sustainable-tourism/ The main idea of ​​her definition is that the basis of sustainable tourism is caring for the environment, society and economy. The principles of sustainable tourism are aimed at minimizing the negative effects of tourism, while maximizing its …

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Rethinking DMO

The situation with COVID-19 is pushing the tourism consulting companies conduct webinars. This is especially useful for DMOs and other companies responsible for tourism in their countries. Moreover, they have time for self-education and rethinking their activities. Florian Bauhuber, Director of Tourismuszukunft, shared his opinion and some information on the ongoing webinars: https://www.tn-deutschland.com/florian-bauhuber-geschaeftsfuehrer-tourismuszukunft-2/ We agree …

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Independent or Group Tours?

An interesting view on group tourism is offered by tourism expert Dag Lansky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=612&v=v4HPjRgQURo&feature=emb_logo He talks about how group tours and cruises harm destinations. Particularly, this type of tourists brings little income to a destination, they make a place seem overcrowded, and negatively affect the environment. In some places, this negative influence is so obvious …

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