e-tourism

Mobile Information Technologies of Navigation of a User in Complex Indoor Environment

The article depicts the indoors positioning technology and user mobile positioning devices. It describes the possibilities of computer technology of indoors positioning of the device when navigating the user through the territory of tourist sites, which are castles, museums, galleries and architectural monuments. Popular positioning technology, which is a GPS (Global Positioning System) is not fully operating in indoor environment and buildings.

Information technology in tourism. analysis of applications and research results

The article has the form of an analytical review of new information technologies in tourism. The author presents the most important characteristics of the research made by leading specialists in e-tourism industry. The analysis of the impact of research works is made and a number of urgent problems in IT-oriented tourism sector are found.