Presentations 2014

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Research Methodology Workshop:

Rodolfo Baggio: Complexity and network science in tourism

Stefanie Gallob: Uncovering travellers’ expectations through ‘netnography’: an innovative approach to market research

Inge Hermann: Students’ stories of Surinam: Using narrative inquiry to understand field trip experience


ISCONTOUR 2014 – main conference day:

The experience economy, co-creation and its implications for the tourism industry and research (Brigitte Stangl, University of Surrey, United Kingdom)

Harnessing the power of football: Safety-risk perceptions of sport tourists at the 2013 FIFA Confederations CupTMin Brazil (David W. Jenkins, University of Cape Town, South Africa)

The Relationship between Social Capital and the Collaboration Behaviour of Tourism Related Businesses in Albania (Mersida Mokci, University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, Albania & Afrora Kraja, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria)

Skiing, climatic changes and the environment:  A study into the perception of tourists in Austria (Astrid Fehringer, Management Center Innsbruck, Austria)

Gender related differences in snow sports as a potential of alpine destinations (Stephanie Nabitz, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland & Monika Heeb-Lendi, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland)

The Role of Urban Legislation in the Development of a Tourism Destination: a Focus on the Local Community (Patricia R. Aller,  Universitat de Girona, Spain)

Youthful musicians travelling Development of the concept of a music-trip for the  German youth travel market (Maike Radermacher, University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany)

Success Factors of Academic Conferences: A Conjoint Analysis (Anna Ganthaler, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria & Othmar M. Lehner, Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK)

I ♥ Destination. An analysis of the linguistic composition of campaign slogans and their relevance for destination branding (Karina Gentgen,  European Master in Tourism Management, Spain)

Using Colour as an Indicator of Mood Induced by Destination Advertisement Music (Kristof Tomey, European Master in Tourism Management, Spain)

Website Evaluation for Destinations: The application of an extended theoretical framework (Dieu Thi Tran, Surrey University, United Kingdom & Zhiming Yan, Surrey University, United Kingdom)

An Evaluation of Success Factors on National Tourism Organisations’ Destination Websites (Stefanie K. Gallob,  IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria)

Using the Web to Motivate to Experience a City and its Social Life: A Case Study of Planet Linz (Bianca Haun, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria &Philipp Allerstorfer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

Pilgrims – Potential Peril or Promising Potential for Sustainability? Sustainability Challenges in the Management of the Camino de Santiago (Elena Sibireva, European Master in Tourism Management, Spain)

Burnout as a Corollary of Event Management: Is the Event Industry too demanding? (Elisabeth Pammer, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria)

‘Ecotourism: An Opportunity for Jaguar Conservation at Fazenda Barranco Alto Lodge’ (Silvia Greve, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands)

Sustainability in the Global Tourism Industry: Good Practice Initiatives from the Private and Public Sector. El Hierro 100% Renewable Energies (Azucena B. Sánchez, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)

Efficient Human Resource Management Methods to win the ‘War for Talents’ in Spa Management Positions (Claudia Rumpf, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria)

Investigation on the Perception of Yield Management Policies by Visitors of a Cultural Heritage Institution. The Case of the Arena in Verona (Selene Marogna, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria)

Nation Brand weds Chocolate Label: A Sustainable Marriage? Community Based Tourism and Public – Private Brand Partnerships in Bolivia (Kerstin Dohnal, Vienna University of Applied Sciences, Austria)

Principles of Imagineering – A Conceptual Framework to Enhance Virtual Experience on Touristic Websites (Julia Eisenloeffel, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria)

Content Management Systems for mobile, context dependent Augmented Reality applications (Mario Lengheimer, FH Campus02/IWI, Graz, Austria; Gerald Binder, evolaris next level GmbH, Graz, Austria & Thomas Rößler, evolaris next level GmbH, Graz, Austria)

Branding and website communication: a long road ahead (Sara Vinyals-Mirabent, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)

Community involvement and management organisations’ interaction in a UNESCO classified area: issues from Porto World Heritage Site (Susana Rachao, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal & Olga Matos, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal & Pedro Silva, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal) 

Do German tour operators acknowledge their responsibility for destinations? (Isabelle Nyns, Cologne Business School, Germany & Dirk Reiser, Cologne Business School, Germany)