publication . Other literature type . 2017


Sjekavica, Tomo; Žitnik, Marjan; Miličević, Mario;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Ekonomska misao i praksa, issue 1 (issn: 1330-1039, eissn: 1848-963X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Dubrovnik
Extreme expansion of digital technologies and social networks in recent years has had a huge impact on the travel market and online tourism. Along with the digitalization of tourism and travel business, every day more and more accommodation bookings take place online. Most popular online travel web sites are commonly charging provision for the accommodation booking and don't allow direct contact with the accommodation owners. Today tourists demand more for their money, so they are more likely to find information about their travelling destination on social networks and on destination local web sites. Recent studies also show a growing trend in online bookings th...
free text keywords: mobile application; online travel, startup, tourism; accommodation
27 references, page 1 of 2

Airbnb.(2016) About Us - Airbnb. [Online] Airbnb. Available from: (Accessed: 25th March 2016).

Austin, S. (2011) Airbnb: From Y Combinator To $112M Funding In Three Years. [Online] The Wall Street Journal. 25 July. Available from: (Accessed: 26th March 2016).

Bilderbeek, P. (2013) Transformation: From Traditional To Digital Economy. [Online] 28 November. Available from: 16th April 2016).

Blank, S., Dorf, B. (2012) The Startup owner's manual: The step-by-step guide for building a great company, K & S Ranch. (2016) About [Online] Available from: (Accessed: 17th May 2016).

Cafferty, L. (2015) Need a Bed? Why is the Most Diverse and Popular Accommodation Platform in the World. [Online] 09 November. Available from: (Accessed: 28th March 2016).

Carson, B. (2015) Airbnb is worth $25.5 billion after raising a massive $1.5 billion round, [Online] Business Insider. 26 June. Available from: (Accessed: 27th March 2016).

Clampet, J. (2015) Airbnb'sNew $1 Billion Funding Would Value It At $20 Billion, [Online] Skift. 28 February. Available from: billion/. (Accessed: 27th March 2016).

European Commission (2010) EUROPE 2020 - A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. No. COM (2010) final.[Online].European Commission.March 2010. Available from: /LexUriServ/ (Accessed 18th April 2016).

European Commission (2014) Digital agenda for Europe. [Online] European Commission. November 2014. Available from: http://europa. eu/pol/pdf/flipbook/en/digital_agenda_en.pdf. (Accessed 18th April 2016).

Gahane, S. T. (2013) The conceptual overview: Challenges and opportunities with „Big Data“. International Journal of IT, Engineering and Applied Sciences Research (IIJEASR), Vol. 2, No. 9, September 2013, pp. 23-28.

Gardiner, B. (2010) What is Near-Field Communication? [Online] Gizmodo. 12 June. Available from: (Accessed: 19th April 2016).

HAKOM (2015) Quarterly comparative data electronic communications market in Croatia - Forth quarter 2015. [Online] HAKOM. Available in Croatian from: Dni%20usporedni%20podaci%20za%20tr%C5%BEi%C5%A1te%20elektroni% C4%8Dkih%20komunikacija%20RH,Q42015.pdf. (Accessed: 16th April 2016).

Howe, N., Strauss W. (2000) Millennials rising: The next great generation, A Vintage Original.

Internet Society (2015) Global Internet Report 2015 - mobile evolution and development of the Internet. Internet Society (ISOC).

27 references, page 1 of 2
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue