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The latest trends and future prospects of tourism management in tourism studies : A cluster analysis of frequent words’ similarity
Tourism management is a critical and highlighted subject in tourism studies. In 2017, tourism management has moved into a new era with the development of technology and changed tourist behavior. This study critically analyzed 202 articles in latest tourism management, which is one of the top journals in tourism studies. The main topics found on tourism management are marketing management, tourist behavior, destination management, participation of local residents, economic effects of tourism, and tourism employees’ innovation and development. Compared with previous studies, recent tourism management studies focus on the practice of new technology, the economic effects of tourism, and tourists’ co-creation process. This study provides a general framework on the latest trends in tourism management and contributes to the future prospects of tourism studies.
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