The first is an academic viewpoint, written by Prof. Stanislav Ivanov from Varna University of Management. He suggests academic research accepts and pays more attention to the economics of technologies in travel, tourism, and hospitality. According to Ivanov, travel, tourism, and hospitality (TTH) are intrinsically connected to technology. At the same time, tourists book their flights and accommodation through technology, reach their destination with the help of technology, explore the destination with technology, and share their experiences online with technology. Economic principles, like any other business, run them. Economic factors also drive their decisions to invest in technology. That is why academic research needs to acknowledge and pay more attention to the economics of technologies in travel, tourism, and hospitality. This academic viewpoint also outlines several directions for future research in the field.
Travel, tourism, economics of technology, automation technologies
Stanislav Ivanov https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6851-5823
Ivanov, S. (2022). The economics of technology in travel, tourism, and hospitality. Journal of Global Hospitality and Tourism, 1(2), 175-177. https://www.doi.org/10.5038/2771-5918.104.22.1683
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