Chapter 1 Introduction The Sharing Economy and the Tourism Industry
Published: April 2022
Component type: chapter
Published in: The Sharing Economy and the Tourism Industry
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781915097064-4970
The sharing economy is one of the most rapidly growing market phenomena in history. Over thousands of years, groups of people have shared the use of assets. The invention of the internet, and the development of social media platforms, has made it more convenient for asset owners and the entity looking to use such assets, to reach one another. Information on the Internet is spreading through a wide range of different websites. Different types of websites often diffuse similar content in terms of topics and subjects but in different forms (Inversini and Buhalis 2009). The mechanism may also be referred to as sharing economy, collective economy, shared consumption, or peer economy (Dolnicar, 2021). A new economic model has been developed based on the peer-to-peer activity of obtaining, giving, or sharing access to goods and services, coordinated through community-based online services (Hamari et al., 2016).
- Babak Taheri, Nottingham Business School (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0912-9949
- Roya Rahimi, University of Wolverhampton (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7520-3273
- Dimitrios Buhalis, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9148-6090
For the source title:
- Babak Taheri, Nottingham Business School (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0912-9949
- Roya Rahimi, University of Wolverhampton (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7520-3273
- Dimitrios Buhalis, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9148-6090
Taheri, Rahimi & Buhalis, 2022
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