publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Smart City and Smart Tourism: A Case of Dubai

Khan, M.; Woo, Mina; Nam, Kichan; Chathoth, Prakash;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Dec 2017 Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Over the past decade, the advent of new technology has brought about the emergence of smart cities aiming to provide their stakeholders with technology-based solutions that are effective and efficient. Insofar as the objective of smart cities is to improve outcomes that are connected to people, systems and processes of businesses, government and other public- and private-sector entities, its main goal is to improve the quality of life of all residents. Accordingly, smart tourism has emerged over the past few years as a subset of the smart city concept, aiming to provide tourists with solutions that address specific travel related needs. Dubai is an emerging tour...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dubai, smart city, smart tourism, destination image, data mining, Environmental effects of industries and plants, TD194-195, Renewable energy sources, TJ807-830, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Tourism, Economics, Marketing, Government, Best practice
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