Type Research Project

Funding Bodies

Duration since Sept. 12, 2005

  • Tourism and Leisure Studies AE (Former organization)


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  • Scharl, Arno (Former researcher)
  • Weichselbraun, Albert (Former researcher)
  • Wöber, Karl (Former researcher) Project Head

Abstract (German)

Entwicklung einer domainspezifische Suchmaschine für die Analyse der Informationssuche von Reisenden im Internet

Abstract (English)

This project focuses on the development of a domain-specific search function for analysing the information search behaviour of travellers on the Austrian National Tourist Office's website ( Various web usage mining procedures are implemented to better understand information needs of visitors of the ANTO portal. Findings of regular logfile analysis are included in the Tourism Marketing Information System TourMIS (see TourMIS project and


Book (monograph)

2006 Fesenmaier, Daniel, Werthner, Hannes, Wöber, Karl. 2006. Destination Recommendation Systems: Behavioural Foundations and Applications. Wallingford: CAB International. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2007 Xiang, Zheng, Fesenmaier, Daniel, Wöber, Karl. 2007. Online Representation of Tourism: An Analysis of Search Results From a Major Search Engine.. TTRA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 19.06.. (Details)
2006 Wöber, Karl. 2006. Domain-Specific Search Engines - Opportunities and Challenges. 5th eTourism Futures Forum, University of Surrey, Guildford, Großbritannien, 27.03. (Details)
  Wöber, Karl. 2006. From Web Mining to Text Analysis: A Long Way to Better Understanding Travellers' Information Needs. National Laboratory for Tourism and eCommerce Seminar, Philadelphia, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 08.09.. (Details)