Tag: Innovation

Business model innovation, open innovation and co-creation practices and case studies

Key concepts and ideas about Open Innovation

Open Innovation encompasses a myriad of different approaches, but is also often confused with other innovation- related terms. Furthermore, there are many specific concepts related to Open Innovation which must be defined precisely in order to properly understand some of the coming explanations.

Why is Open Innovation convenient for destinations?

The travel market is becoming increasingly competitive. In order to survive and thrive, destinations need to be continuously improved and be innovative. Open Innovation has proved to be a very successful innovation strategy approach in many industries, and could also be used in the tourism industry.

Building a culture of innovation: key strategies

Implementing culture change to foster innovation friendly mindsets and behaviors should be carried out following a series of specific strategies.

Building a culture of innovation: key attitudes

As it happens with the collaborative culture, building a culture of innovation requires specific attitudes on the leaders’ side to trigger innovation friendly behaviors on the rest of the organization.

Ferran Adrià + Cirque du Soleil: a creative collision brings a paradigm shift in entertainment and cuisine

When geniuses cooperate, innovation is more than likely to burst. Here there is an example of how this happens in creating a new concept of entertainment

The Impact of Social Media on Creativity

Tourism 3.0 aspires to leverage all stakeholders creativity through open innovation systems in order to boost the value of the destination experiences and the power of its marketing system. This article explains how social media can help in inspiring creativity in “non creative individuals”

Smart destinations

The SMART city trend is being introduced in the destination development strategies. This article explains the main features of Smart destinations, with some examples.

The innovation challenge in destinations

Destinations rivalry in the globalized travel market is stronger than ever, for it is necessary to develop ongoing innovation practices in many aspects of the business.

Digital transformation in Tourism

As in most industries, digital technology is also transforming the tourism business. However, the unique nature of this industry makes the digital transformation to be unique as well

Tourism 3.0 – Innovation and digital competences

Beyond the mega-trends that set Tourism 3.0 apart from conventional models, it is evident that not only the future but also the present state of the tourism industry is to be developed upon the new technologies along the whole industry value chain