Tourism, Travel & Leisure
Tourism is a major force in the economy of the world, an activity of global importance and significance. It comprises a wide variety of products and destinations and involves many different stakeholders, both public and private, with areas of competence very decentralized, often at regional and local levels. It is one of largest industries in the world and the key contributor for economic growth of localities and regions. Its development and progress is accompanied by generation of new jobs in direct as well as in indirect sectors, across the full range of skill levels.
Tourism – includes attractions, accommodation, travel trade services, transportation, food services, travel entertainment sector, events, and Cultural heritage. The ICTs and its applications could bring fundamental changes in the tourism industry such as in the tourist behaviors, tourism management approaches, structures as well as innovative models.