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Title: Twenty years on and 10 years after the Internet : the state of eTourism research
Authors: Buhalis, Dimitrios
Law, Chun-hung Roberts
Subjects: Internet
Tourism management and marketing
Issue Date: Aug-2008
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Progress in information technology and tourism management: 20 years on and 10 years after the Internet--The state of eTourism research, Tourism management, Aug. 2008, v. 29, no. 4, p. 609-623.
Abstract: This paper reviews the published articles on eTourism in the past 20 years. Using a wide variety of sources, mainly in the tourism literature, this paper comprehensively reviews and analyses prior studies in the context of Internet applications to tourism. The paper also projects future developments in eTourism and demonstrates critical changes that will influence the tourism industry structure. A major contribution of this paper is its overview of the research and development efforts that have been endeavoured in the field, and the challenges that tourism researchers are, and will be, facing.
Rights: Tourism Management © 2008 Elsevier. The journal web site is located at
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2008.01.005
ISSN: 0261-5177
Appears in Collections:SHTM Journal/Magazine Articles

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