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Special Issue

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Organization: University of the Peloponnese
Categories: Digital Humanities, Science
Event Date: 2022-01-31 Abstract Due: 2022-01-31

Special Issue "Digital Systems for Tourism"

A special issue of Digital (ISSN 2673-6470, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/digital)

Special issue home page: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/digital/special_issues/digital_tourism

Digital systems are increasingly being used in the to support multiple stakeholders and tasks in the tourism sector including the provision of tourist information and personalized planning to individual tourists and tourist groups, forstering the work of tourism-related enterprises, underpin tourism planning and so forth. To this end, relevant digital systems employ novel or suitably adapted methods and algorithms and exploit multiple sources of data, such as tourist profiles, linked open data and social media.

This Special Issue aims to promote new methods, algorithms applications and platforms related to the area of applying digital systems in the tourism sector. In this Special Issue, all aspects of the area of digital systems in the tourism sector, from user tourist profiling to recommender systems for tourism and from social media analysis for tourism to concrete and novel tourist and platform applications. Authors should submit papers describing original, significant, and unpublished work. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

* Recommender systems for tourism;
* Personalized experiences generation for tourism;
* Tourist profiling for personalization;
* Smart tourism applications;
* Social media analysis for tourism;
* Opinion mining for tourist enterprises and destinations;
* Virtual and augmented reality for the tourism sector;
* Analysis of big data for tourism;
* GIS technologies for tourism;
* Novel tourism applications;
* Case studies of real-world tourism platforms and applications;
* Cross-disciplinary approaches on digital systems for tourism;
* Linked open data for tourism;
* Digital systems in tourism planning.

Special Issue Editors:

Prof. Costas Vassilakis
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
costas@uop.gr | https://users.uop.gr/users/costas

Prof. George Lepouras
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
gl@uop.gr | https://users.uop.gr/users/gl

Assoc. Prof. Manolis Wallace
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
gl@uop.gr | https://users.uop.gr/users/wallace

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2022


Manuscript Submission Information
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Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to site https://www.mdpi.com/user/login/. Once you are registered, the submission form can be accessed at https://susy.mdpi.com/user/manuscripts/upload/?journal=digital. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/digital/instructions). Informatics is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/digital/instructions) before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs); please visit the page https://www.mdpi.com/about/apc/ for more information on APCs. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service (c.f. https://www.mdpi.com/authors/english) prior to publication or during author revisions.


Keywords
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* Tourism
* Personalized tourism recommendations and experience
* Digital systems for tourism
* Tourist profiling
* Tourism and social media
* Novel and smart tourism applications

 

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/digital/special_issues/digital_tourism

costas@uop.gr

Costas Vassilakis