Emerging Electronic Markets: Economic, Social, Technical, Policy and Management Issues

  title={Emerging Electronic Markets: Economic, Social, Technical, Policy and Management Issues},
  author={S. Klein and H. Williams},
  journal={Electron. Mark.},
Large, vertically integrated outgoing tour operators dominate the foreign holidays segment of the British and German travel and tourism industry. This industrial structure has emerged and has been sustained by a number of factors, of which the adoption and diffusion of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) is one of the most significant. As a response, some small outgoing tour operators have established cooperations both among themselves and with other travel and tourism… Expand
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  • [1993] Proceedings of the Twenty-sixth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • 1993
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  • Economics
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  • 1993
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  • Economics
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  • 1992
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  • Business, Computer Science
  • 1994 Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
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