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Title: ZoomAzores project: implementation of a WebGIS for Nature and Adventure Tourism.
Authors: Calbet, Òscar Vidal
Advisor: Cabral, Pedro
Silva, Francisco
Keywords: Open Standards
Web 2.0
Web Services
Padrões Abertos
Issue Date: 7-Dec-2011
Series/Report no.: Mestrado em Estatística e Gestão de Informação;TEGI0287
Abstract: Nowadays, the Web offers new ways to make available information to users. This creates new ways and tools that can be used to make available tourist information and promotion of these destinations. The main objective this work is to develop a Web application for the ZoomAzores project. This web application uses dynamic maps and user-generated content features, which are focused on make available useful information for the tourist and the promotion of Nature and Adventure Tourism (NAT) in the archipelago of Azores. The solutions encountered were always determined by the technologies used and from the point of view of tourists visiting the Azores, which frequently doesn’t know about the Azores territory. The ZoomAzores Web application has Geographic Information System (GIS) visualization and navigation capabilities on the Internet, turning it into a WebGIS. It also encompasses the principles of Web 2.0 providing functionalities such as the generation of contents by users. The existing link between the use of dynamic maps and Web 2.0 in the tourism promotion and travel planning tasks seems to be a solid reality putting up new opportunities for the business in tourism.(...)
Description: Dissertação apresentada como requisito parcial para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Estatística e Gestão de Informação
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/6596
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