A Walk Rally Application to Motivate Users to Visit Potential Sightseeing Resources

Yuya Ieiri, Yuu Nakajima, Ryota Ayaki, Reiko Hishiyama

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    Abstract

    Tourist numbers have increased considerably in recent years and tourism is now a key industry in the world. While major tourism resources are attracting attention, there are other areas that also hold some value as tourist sites but are not recognized as such. In this paper, these sites are called 'potential sightseeing resources'. It is acknowledged that tourist sightseeing satisfaction will increase by visiting potential sightseeing resources. Thus, a method to recognize potential sightseeing resources is required. In this study, to effectively use potential sightseeing resources situated within various local events, we developed an application that acts as a guide system to support tourism, guiding users to potential sightseeing resources situated within the same areas as a local event. We also analyzed accelerated patterns leading users to potential sightseeing resources and verified the effects via an experiment. As a result, it was confirmed that the application was successful in leading users to potential sightseeing resources by the application, however, certain conditions are required for non-monetary incentives to be effective.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings - 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSAC 2017
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society
    Pages637-642
    Number of pages6
    Volume2
    ISBN (Electronic)9781538603673
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017 Sep 7
    Event41st IEEE Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSAC 2017 - Torino, Italy
    Duration: 2017 Jul 42017 Jul 8

    Other

    Other41st IEEE Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSAC 2017
    CountryItaly
    CityTorino
    Period17/7/417/7/8

    Keywords

    • non-manetary incentive
    • tourism
    • walk rally

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Software
    • Computer Science Applications

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    Ieiri, Y., Nakajima, Y., Ayaki, R., & Hishiyama, R. (2017). A Walk Rally Application to Motivate Users to Visit Potential Sightseeing Resources. In Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSAC 2017 (Vol. 2, pp. 637-642). [8030004] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2017.39