ICT - An Innovative Approach to Sustainable Tourism Development
Frew, Andrew J.
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Ali, A. & Frew, A. (2010) ICT - An Innovative Approach to Sustainable Tourism Development, Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, vol. 5, , pp. 28-58,
This research develops the proposition that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can offer an innovative approach to sustainable tourism developement. ICT applications can play a critical role in managing the impacts of tourism and destination managers, among others, will find this research useful in helping to translate the theory of sustainable tourism into a workable reality for their destinations. The paper discusses and presents a conceptual version of the modified Abernathy and Clark (1985) model in exploring and developing a new research domain of ICT and sustainable tourism developement. A wide-raning collection of ICT-based tools/applications is identified which can be used for the diverse aspects of the sustainable development of tourism