2018-02-12

Global discussion about IT in tourism hosted by MMTC on January 23rd 2018.

83 PhD students from 24 countries have gathered at Jönköping International Business School on 23 January for a workshop on eTourism organized by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel and Tourism (IFITT).

The workshop was held in connection to the 25th annual ENTER conference, taking place in Jönköping on 24-26 January.

The focus of the conference as well as the PhD workshop was eTourism, which can be defined as the application of IT and e-commerce solutions to all processes in the travel and tourism industry. The events were organized by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) and hosted by the Media Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC) at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University.

The workshop aimed to give doctoral students who are doing research related to Information and Communication Technology in Travel and Tourism an opportunity to discuss their research with peers, colleagues, and leading scholars in the field, and to build relationships with other students, researchers, and members of the community from around the world. Participants also met with journal editors to discuss and learn how to best write and submit articles to leading academic journals.

More information: https://enter2018.org/conference/phd-workshop/

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