Tag: collaborative economy

Collaborative tourism: is it an original business model?

A lot has been written about the new sharing economy business models, also labelled as collaborative tourism models. However, despite some innovative aspects of the models, it is interesting to reflect about all the building blocks of the models, so to see to what extent are these models really innovative

Dinner at my home? It’s 30 Euros

After transport sharing, home accommodation, home dinning is the latest trend in the collaborative tourism

Guides that are not guides

The raise of collaborative platforms is going beyond accommodation or transport sharing, to boost tourism experiences with locals such as sightseeing, dinning in private homes, etc.

Collaborative tourism: is it an original business model?

Despite the innovative appeal of the so called collaborative platforms, there are many disadvantages in terms of risks for the consumer that are not usually taken into account, among many other issues upon which this article proposes a reflection

Essential reads about collaboration

Collaboration has been on the spotlight of business literature throughout the last years, and so it is difficult to make a good selection when searching for good literature on business collaboration. This article proposes 3 outstanding books that will help you get further insights on this issue.

Why is it necessary to create a collaborative culture?

When shifting from one model to another, it is not only the model’s building blocks that change, not just the system, or the rules, but also the behaviors and the values that guide people in their interactions with each other towards a more collaborative culture

Destination Intelligence 3.0: attracting talent to the open innovation platform

A key factor to make open innovation a successful tool is to attract and retain talent, for a thorough system of incentives and recognition has to be designed.

Destination Intelligence 3.0: fostering contribution and collaboration in the open innovation

Fairly rewarding contributions has always been an issue in open innovation, but also an interesting challenge to tackle. In mission driven destinations, many contributions are to be driven by the aim of working for the common good and social recognition.

Destination Intelligence 3.0: operation of the open innovation system

The most successful open innovation practices suggest that it has to be managed based upon formulating specific challenges to focus the innovation efforts most efficiently

Destination Intelligence 3.0: structure of the open innovation system

Open innovation may bring in solutions in many types of areas: technological solutions, business model innovation, product development, marketing contents, etc.