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Abstract: This paper presents a review of the methods of the science of networks withan application to the field of tourism studies. The basic definitions andcomputational techniques are described and a case study Elba, Italy used toillustrate the effect of network typology on information diffusion. A staticstructural characterization of the network formed by destination stakeholdersis derived from stakeholder interviews and website link analysis. This isfollowed by a dynamic analysis of the information diffusion process within thedestination demonstrating that stakeholder cohesion and adaptive capacity havea positive effect on information diffusion. The outcomes and the implicationsof this analysis for improving destination management are discussed.



Author: R. Baggio, N. Scott, C. Cooper

Source: https://arxiv.org/







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