Tourism and technology

Associate Director

Professor Simon Milne


Dr Carolyn Deuchar



Dr  Ulrich Speidel



NZTRI’s tourism and technology research programme area sets out to strengthen collaborative and interdisciplinary research and development projects that integrate the key themes of technology, tourism, social and economic well-being.

Areas of interest include:

  • helping firms, communities and destinations to maximise the opportunities associated with using technologies that enhance communication and information exchange in tourism
  • the use of ICT in tourism and community development and community informatics
  • the role of ICT in sustainable tourism development
  • tourism SME networks and ICT
  • information management in the cultural/heritage sector
  • ICT and tourism planning/policy
  • ICT impacts of tourism distribution channels and industry structure
  • ICT adoption and open-source solutions for tourism

Tourism and Technology Projects


Brochure (pdf)