ICT4CT 2019 : IJCMHS: SPECIAL ISSUE ON ICT FOR CULTURE AND TOURISM 2019
Call For Papers
SPECIAL ISSUE ON ICT FOR CULTURE AND TOURISM
Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS)
Guest Editors: Stella Sylaiou and Christos Feidas
In recent years there has been a significant increase of the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by cultural organisations and tourism industry. The advent of ICT in the sectors of culture and tourism fostered both economic development and social wellbeing. ICT are increasingly used by cultural organisations and by tourism industry, in order to facilitate the access to their products, target of specific groups of visitors and customers, brand and promote their creative endeavours and enhance their competitiveness. Recognizing the recent advances of ICT in various disciplines, research within the context of culture and tourism needs to increase in extent and move beyond current knowledge.
It is in this venue that this special issue will demonstrate several of the perspectives, the challenges and the implications that ICT offer to culture and tourism. We encourage papers that examine innovative approaches that provide interesting theoretical and empirical contributions to this research themes, as well as future research suggestions.
OBJECTIVE OF THE SPECIAL ISSUE:
The objective of the special issue is to collect the latest theoretical and empirical research on ICT and its applications in culture and tourism. Authors of papers presented in the International Conference on Strategic, Innovative Marketing and Tourism (ICSIMAT) conference (http://icsimat.com/) that took place in the Athenian Riviera from the 17th to the 20th of October 2018 with proceedings in Springer, are also welcome to submit, provided that they add more than 50% new material on the already submitted papers at ICSIMAT.
The editors of this special issue invite contributions from various disciplines to help us to deepen and broaden our understanding of the latest trends in ICT with attention to various applications to culture and tourism.
Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:
• ICT, art and culture
• ICT and cultural heritage
• ICT and museums
• Serious games and culture
• Social media
• ICT and sustainable tourism
• Digital marketing in tourism
• Electronic hospitality
• Smart tourism
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on [insert special issue topic] on or before [insert due date]. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.
All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science