Research on the Internet's Impact on Tourism Distribution Channels in the Era of Smart Tourism
- 10.2991/mcei-16.2016.53How to use a DOI?
- Smart tourism; Internet; Tourism distribution channels; Information technology
In the era of Smart Tourism, the Internet of which the essence lies in the information dissemination inevitably affects the tourism distribution channels. This paper mainly analyzes the Internet's impact on the structure and the function of tourism distribution channel, holding that the Internet information technology is not only the incentive but also an important way for the changes of the function of tourism distribution channel. Then this paper points out the deficiencies of the current research about the Internet's impact on tourism distribution channels and points out that, in the era of Smart Tourism which mainly features in personalized, ubiquitous and convenient travel information services, the Internet big data can provide new tools, new methods and new paradigm for the strategy development of tourism distribution channel.
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TY - CONF AU - Fengyun Wei PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Research on the Internet's Impact on Tourism Distribution Channels in the Era of Smart Tourism BT - Proceedings of the 2016 6th International Conference on Mechatronics, Computer and Education Informationization (MCEI 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 253 EP - 256 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/mcei-16.2016.53 DO - 10.2991/mcei-16.2016.53 ID - Wei2016/12 ER -