Destination services: Tourist media and networked places

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Presentation given by Elizabeth Goodman at UC Berkeley School of Information's Information Services and Design Symposium

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    1. 1. Destination services Tourist media and networked places Elizabeth Goodman
    2. 2. What I’ll talk about today <ul><li>Self- </li></ul><ul><li>fashioning </li></ul>Self- fashioning Networked places Designing for destinations Producing and consuming places
    3. 3. What is tourism? American Heritage Dictionary
    4. 4. Tourist media Personal maps...diaries…photo albums …slide shows…postcards …blogs… cameraphone images…the list goes on! photos by nuanc photos by hellochris
    5. 5. Why do people travel? Co-presence Self-fashioning Pilgrimage First , to make curious collections as natural philosophers, virtuosos, or antiquarians. Secondly , to improve in painting, statuary, architecture and music. Thirdly , to obtain the reputation of being men of virtue, and of elegant taste. Fourthly , to acquire foreign airs, and adorn their dear persons with fine clothes and new fashions, and their conversation with new phrases. Or, fifthly , to rub off local prejudices (which is indeed the most commendable motive, though not the most prevailing) and to acquire that enlarged and impartial view of men and things, which no single country can afford. Josiah Tucker Instructions to Travellers 1757 photos by tnwanderer
    6. 6. Producing and consuming places photos by racingsquirrel
    7. 7. Technologies of tourism <ul><li>Transportation, communication, representation </li></ul>Photo by jjlook
    8. 8. Networked tourism <ul><li>From photo albums to travel blogs and beyond </li></ul>
    9. 9. Posting in the moment www.travelpod.com
    10. 10. Access to a shared experience lostcamera.blogspot.com
    11. 11. Mixing and matching services www.platial.com
    12. 12. Patterns of use Sedimentary content tagmaps.research.yahoo.com
    13. 13. Virtual tourism? research.microsoft.com/displayArticle.aspx?id=1514
    14. 14. Designing for destinations photo by Cappanelle

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