Near Field Communication im Destinationsmanagement

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Technological progress and tourism have been gone hand in hand for years. The use of mobile
devices has increased at a phenomenal rate in recent years. An increasing number of devices is
supporting Near-Field Communication (NFC), which is a short range and wireless technology for
data transfer without physical touch. NFC technology will open up new opportunities for various
stakeholders in destination management. In this article research on NFC technology is reviewed.
In addition current and potential applications in tourism are described using existing case studies.
Keywords: NFC, near-field communication, tourism, technology, e-tourism
Original languageEnglish
JournalZeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2012