ERIC Number: ED346832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
Telecommunications and the Travel Industry: Impacts on National and Regional Development. Papers Presented at the Mid-Year Seminar of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (Bali, Indonesia, May 1991).
Harms, L. S., Ed.
This report of the Mid-Year Seminar of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conference contains papers focusing on the use of telecommunications in the travel and tourism industries. After the message of welcome, opening remarks, and comments on the seminar, papers are divided and listed in five categories. First is The Indonesian Case: "National and Regional Development in the Pacific: Analyzing the Past to Chart the Future,""Tourism Development in Indonesia,""Developing Destination Infrastructures: National and Regional Industry Perspectives," and "Telecommunication and Information Technology: Vital Ingredients for Competitive Advantage in Global Travel Industry." The second category is Infrastructure Requirements: "Tourism's Basic Telecommunication Requirements,""Aspects of Telecommunications Hubbing,""High Technology and Tourism: Canada's Approach,""Reservation and Information Systems in Japan's Travel Industry,""ISDN Applications for the Tourism Industry," and "Interface between Telecommunications and Travel from a Broadcasting Perspective." The third category, Information Services, contains "An Overview of Information Technology for Travel Agencies,""Teletel: An Opportunity for Tourism and Travel Area,""Transaction Terminals and Credit Authorizations,""Taiwan's Tourism Videotext Service," and "Meeting Tourism's Information Requirements for Destination and Transport." The fourth category, Strategic Developments, contains "The Role of Telecommunications and Tourism in the National Development Process: Promises and Pitfalls,""The Role of Tourism in the National Economy in Korea,""The Triple T (Port) for Developing Economies,""Telecommunications Regulatory Policy in the ASEAN Countries," and "21st Century Travel Partnerships: Network-based Strategies." The final category, Sustainable Growth, contains "Tourism and Sustainable Development: Environmental and Socio-Cultural Issues,""Telecommunications for Sustainable Growth," and "Telecommunications and Travel: Some Future Prospects." A list of seminar participants is included. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia