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Special Issue "New Trends in Tourism Business Intelligence"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 February 2019

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Agustín J. Sánchez-Medina

Instituto Universitario de Ciencias y Tecnologías Cibernéticas (IUCTC), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Interests: Business intelligence, tourism management, sustainability management
Guest Editor
Prof. Jesús B. Alonso

Instituto para el Desarrollo Tecnológico y la Innovación en Comunicaciones (IDeTIC), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Interests: Patter recognition, signal processing, classification
Guest Editor
Prof. Juan Manuel Benítez del Rosario

Instituto Universitario de Ciencias y Tecnologías Cibernéticas (IUCTC), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Interests: Tourism management, technology innovation in tourism industry

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nobody doubts the importance of tourism in the global economy and the effect it has on the economic, social and environmental development of the regions where it is present. It should be noted that tourism activity is developed with the participation of companies with different types of activity (accommodation, transportation, catering, etc.), of different sizes—local and international—in different and changing social and environmental environments and under the control of public organizations with a very different degree of intervention. In addition, all this is intended to serve a type of customer that may be most heterogeneous. All this makes the management of tourism a highly complex task, either at the level of destinations or at the level of companies. The purpose of this Special Issue is to publish an article of empirical research and theoretical high quality reviews that approaches specific tourism problems. Thus, the articles may address issues that consider tourism from a general perspective, from the point of view of tourist destinations, from the perspective of the companies that operate in the sector, and from the point of view of the final recipient of the service, the tourist.

Prof. Agustín J. Sánchez-Medina
Prof. Jesús B. Alonso
Prof. Juan Manuel Benítez del Rosario
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • Smart tourism
  • Monitoring of social networks
  • Tourism management using artificial intelligence
  • Technology and tourism
  • Data security in touristic companies
  • Person-computer interaction in the touristic field
  • Tourism and the Internet of Things
  • Robotics and service automation in tourism
  • Smart tourism destinations
  • Decision support systems in tourism
  • Predictive models in tourism using artificial intelligence
  • Technology innovation in tourism industry

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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