Chapter 10 Extended Reality technologies as a tool for managing crises and shaping tourism safety perceptions
Published: Sept 2021
Component type: chapter
Published in: Tourism Dynamics
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635932-4921
New technologies are considered by different industries as a useful tool for having efficient emergency and crisis management. For tourism industry in particular (that involves and interfaces with multiple other industries), it is critically important to act proactively in a risk situation, to effectively face a disaster, and to reduce the impact of a crisis. This chapter provides an overview of the Extended Reality (XR) technologies (Augmented Reality [AR]; Virtual Reality [VR]; Mixed Reality [MR]). It discusses opportunities of using XR in tourism, and it provides contemporary examples of XR applications. It also focuses on emergency management via XR in tourism. Finally, it provides specific recommendations for XR use before, during, and after a crisis in order to better prepare for, manage and recover from emergencies and crisis.
- Christina Karadimitriou, University of Patras (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7088-9904
- Elina Michopoulou, University of Derby (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1857-4462
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- Nikolaos Pappas, University of Sunderland (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8838-017X
- Anna Farmaki, Cyprus University of Technology (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9996-5632
Karadimitriou & Michopoulou, 2021
Karadimitriou, C. & Michopoulou, E. (2021) "Chapter 10 Extended Reality technologies as a tool for managing crises and shaping tourism safety perceptions" In: Pappas, N. & Farmaki, A. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635932-4957
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