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E-government application in promoting local tourism: an empirical study

E-government application in promoting local tourism: an empirical study This paper describes an empirical study about the current issues and development of the application of electronic government (e-government) in promoting local tourism industry for small and local cities and counties throughout the USA. The primary data for this study are collected through a comprehensive website evaluation. The objectives of this research are: 1) to examine the use of online tourism promotion implemented in local city and county websites across the USA; 2) to identify major issues and challenges for local governments in promoting local tourism online; 3) to discuss the managerial implications for future research. The data collected from this study show that there is an emerging need for improvement in promoting local tourism through e-government application. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Electronic Government, an International Journal Inderscience Publishers

E-government application in promoting local tourism: an empirical study

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Publisher
Inderscience Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. All rights reserved
ISSN
1740-7494
eISSN
1740-7508
DOI
10.1504/EG.2009.022593
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Abstract

This paper describes an empirical study about the current issues and development of the application of electronic government (e-government) in promoting local tourism industry for small and local cities and counties throughout the USA. The primary data for this study are collected through a comprehensive website evaluation. The objectives of this research are: 1) to examine the use of online tourism promotion implemented in local city and county websites across the USA; 2) to identify major issues and challenges for local governments in promoting local tourism online; 3) to discuss the managerial implications for future research. The data collected from this study show that there is an emerging need for improvement in promoting local tourism through e-government application.

Journal

Electronic Government, an International JournalInderscience Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2009

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