Tag: tourism innovation

Approaches to Open Innovation (I)

Apart from Challenge Driven Innovation and the social media approach, there are a number of case studies where Open Innovation has been carried out in different ways.

Open innovation through social media (II)

Beyond the possible outcomes explained in the previous article on the social media approach to Open Innovation, it is necessary to specify how to make it work. This article presents some approaches on how to operate social media for Open Innovation purposes.

Open Iinnovation through social media (I)

Beyond Challenge Driven Innovation, there are many other approaches, such as the social media approach. This article explains the types of outcomes that can be obtained through social media in order to nurture the destination competitiveness.

Challenge Driven Innovation

Open Innovation may be carried out in different ways, depending on the goals and the resources which are available. There are two main approaches: Challenge Driven Innovation and social media, although other examples are also presented here.

Decorated Street Festival in Gracia, a living example of Tourism 3.0

This old festival in a popular district of Barcelona is turning out to be a good benchmark for other destinations on how to develop Tourism 3.0

Inspiration for Mixed Reality projects

As explained in the previous article, Mixed reality is one of the ultimate technologies that can help the tourism industry in developing cutting edge experiences to reproduce how life used to be during a visit to an old heritage site. This article explains further details that help us understand about the potential uses of this technology.

Envisioning Mixed Reality in tourism destinations

Mixed reality is the ultimate technology to help us envision how an old heritage site used to look like and experience how life used to be in its golden times. This is the best approach to what a “Time Machine” would let us experience in such kind of settings

Connected Museums and connected learning

Museums are the kind of tourism attractions that are not only to entertain but also to educate: they provide edutainment experiences. Many new technological breakthroughs help in enhancing these experiences

Dinner at my home? It’s 30 Euros

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

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.