Augmented Reality for Tourism Service Promotion in Iran as an Emerging Market
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Recently tourism service industry is becoming one of the fastest growing industries in the world that has a positive impact on global economy. Tourism service industry growth in some emerging markets such as Iran is faster due to the expansion of Iran's international relationships. This growth also positively affects tourism service demand. Augmented Reality (AR) is a relatively new technology that allows tourists to combine their experience with technology and place it in real life. It also helps tourism service providers to promote their services. This technology can attract more tourism service consumers by enhancing their experiences that leads to increased revenue. This conceptual chapter explains AR technology and its potential possibilities to promote tourism service market in Iran. Findings determines AR as a better accepted tool for tourism service industry promotion in Iran as an emerging economy as supported by the recent development of international relations.
Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications;
Shabani, N. and Hassan, A. (2018) 'Augmented Reality for Tourism Service Promotion in Iran as an Emerging Market'. In: Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. ICI Global, pp. 1808-1818.
Chapter 85 in Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2018), available at: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/augmented-reality-for-tourism-service-promotion-in-iran-as-an-emerging-market/199767.
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