Tag: Tourist development

The Future of Airbnb and the ‘Sharing Economy’. The Collaborative Consumption of our Cities

Bristol: Channelview, 2019. Order here: http://www.channelviewpublications.com/display.asp?k=9781845416720 Book review: Pascal Scherrer, Journal of Tourism Futures: “What a great little book! This book is a must-read for any researcher, policy maker and eligible voter.” Description:: This book deconstructs the ‘sharing’ marketing narratives surrounding Airbnb and similar platforms. It provides a conceptual analysis of the ‘sharing economy’ and accommodation Read More …

Airbnb aan de kust

Jorrit Bijl, Carmen Willemsen, Jeroen Oskam, Leonore Verhaak (2017). Airbnb aan de kust. Vlissingen/Den Haag: Kenniscentrum Kusttoerisme/Hotelschool The Hague. http://www.kenniscentrumtoerisme.nl/l/library/download/20100

Airbnb: the future of networked hospitality businesses

Oskam, J. and Boswijk, A. (2016). Airbnb: the future of networked hospitality businesses. Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 2(1), pp. 22 – 42. Purpose Although networked hospitality businesses as Airbnb are a recent phenomenon, a rapid growth has made them a serious competitor for the hospitality industry with important consequences for tourism and for tourist destinations. Read More …

Conference review: Tourism in Tomorrow’s World

Jeroen Oskam, Graciella Karijomedjo  (2015), “Tourism in Tomorrow’s World, 23‐24 February 2014, Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha, Qatar”, Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 1 Iss: 1, pp. 80 – 85 Abstract This report summarizes the findings and recommendations discussed at the international “Tourism in Tomorrow’s World” conference that took place in Doha, February 2014. The Read More …

Wind Tunneling Qatar’s 2030 Tourism Strategy

Oskam, Jeroen and Graciella Karijomedjo (2014), “Wind Tunneling Qatar’s 2030 Tourism Strategy”, EuroCHRIE 2014 Dubai: Hospitality and Tourism Futures. Conference Proceedings. Abstract The Qatar National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 was launched in February 2014 with the double objective of diversifying the country’s economy and of preserving cultural values. It sets ambitious targets for the country’s Read More …