Social networks have become very popular recently in the tourism sector. This chapter presents the use of social media and more specifically Trip Advisor in reference to reviews of cultural attractions and their potential influence on the development of cultural tourism... View more
Alexander, B., & Levine, A. (2008). Web 2.0 storytelling: Emergence of a new genre. EDUCAUSE Review, 43(6), 40-56.
Alpen Capital. (2011). GCC hospitality industry. Retrieved April 5, 2014, from http://www.
alpencapital.com/ downloads/GCC-HospitalityReport-13-April-%202011.pdf Amado, F. R. (2011). Cultural master plan for Bahrain: Parametric models in urban planning.
Retrieved April 9, 2014, from https://fenix.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/downloadFile/395142732371/ Resumo.pdf Assael, H. (2003). Consumer behavior: A strategic approach. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Astburry, M. (2011). Hotel booking through facebook? Daily Planet Dispatch. Retrieved April 15, 2014, from http://dailyplanetdispatch.
com/?p=7629 Au, A. (2010). Adoption of web 2.0 by tourism businesses in NSW (research reports). Sydney: Tourism New South Wales. Retrieved April 26, 2014, from http://corporate.tourism.nsw.gov.au/ Sites/SiteID6/objLib40/Adoption-of-Web%20 2Jan10.pdf Bahrain Economic Development Board. (2009).
Retrieved March 22, 2014, from http://www.bahrainedb.com/uploadedFiles/Bahraincom/BahrainForBusiness/11.%20AER%20-%20Articles%20 -20Tourism%20Sector%20Performance.pdf East, R., Hammond, K., & Lomax, W. (2008). Measuring the impact of positive and negative word of mouth on brand purchase probability. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 25(3), 215-224. doi:10.1016/j.ijresmar.2008.04.001 Ebersbach, A., Glaser, M., & Heigl, R. (2006).
Fotis, J., Buhalis, D., & Rossides, N. (2012).
Social media use and impact during the holiday travel planning process. In M. Fuchs, F. Ricci, & L. Cantoni (Eds.), Information and communication technologies in tourism (pp. 13-24). Vienna: SpringerVerlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-1142- 0_2 Hennig-Thurau, T., & Walsh, G. (2003). Electronic word of mouth: Motives for and consequences of reading customer articulations on the internet.
International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 8(2), 51-74.