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Augmenting Travel Guides for Enriching Travel Experiences

Corrigan-Kavanagh, Emily, Scarles, Caroline and Revill, George (2019) Augmenting Travel Guides for Enriching Travel Experiences In: ENTER20 @ Surrey, 8-10 January 2020, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

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Paper and digital media, smartphone apps and travel guides for example, are commonly used together by travellers for reliable and up-to-date information. This paper examines how the a-book, an augmented travel guide with complementary multimedia could enrich travel experiences. Using a tailored app, travellers can access, play, and add their own videos, audio, weblinks and digital images to the guide. Results of 14 evaluations studies with UK travellers suggest that it advances concepts of co-creation, facilitates a new reading paradigm, consequently enriching travel performances. This paper provides an initial introductory to these emerging theoretical themes and suggests implications for future research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Music and Media
Authors :
Revill, George
Date : 26 September 2019
Uncontrolled Keywords : augmented reality, travel guides, co-creation, new reading paradigm, enriching
Depositing User : James Marshall
Date Deposited : 04 Feb 2020 16:51
Last Modified : 04 Feb 2020 16:51

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