Edina Ajanovic

Edina Ajanovic
Akdeniz University · Faculty of Tourism

PhD

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Introduction
Edina Ajanovic worked at Faculty of Tourism, Akdeniz University as Assistant Professor. She conducts research studies in the field of e-tourism and e-tourist behaviour from social psychological perspective. In her studies, she mainly uses qualitative research methodologies and techniques.
Education
September 2012 - July 2018
Akdeniz University
Field of study
  • Tourism Management
October 2010 - February 2012
Singidunum University
Field of study
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
October 2006 - June 2010
Singidunum University
Field of study
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Publications (32)
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This paper aims to test the effect of structural relations between memorable tourism experience, destination brand personality, destination place attachment and tourist satisfaction on tourist behavioral intention within a theoretical model. Two different methods were applied for research purposes. First, structural equation modeling was used to an...
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Digitalization of all processes inside tourism value chain, databases for tracing the operational activities and digital environments with user-generated-content created significant data stacks that can be used in increasing performance of one tourism business. In order for one company to obtain competitive advantage, it is not only important to po...
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For the last several decades, there has been an ongoing discussion regarding disciplinary approaches towards the dissemination of theoretical/methodological frameworks and results that will enrich knowledge in the tourism field. However, there is still a lack of researchers' explanations and reflections regarding the benefits of involving into an i...
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There are many factors that may affect employees’ job performance such as psychological, sociological, anthropological, demographic and similar. However, related literature was mainly focusing on psychological and demographic ones, which were often analyzed through different job performance measurement methods such as self-evaluation and supervisor...
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There are many factors that may affect employees’ job performance such as psychological, sociological, anthropological, demographic and similar. However, related literature was mainly focusing on psychological and demographic ones, which were often analyzed through different job performance measurement methods such as self-evaluation and supervisor...
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Considering significant influence of online hotel reviews on both tourism demand and supply side, these may be considered as a successful persuasive tool. Accordingly, it is necessary to investigate the broader context in which reviews are generated and what are the components that contribute to their effectiveness. The main goal of this study was...
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İletişim ve enformasyon teknolojilerinin gelişimi modern insan yaşamında kolaylıklar ve yenilikler sunmaktadır. 21. yüzyılda akıllı teknolojiler şehirlerin ekonomik ve sosyal gelişimini önemli ölçüde etkilemiştir. Ortaya çıkan akıllı şehir kavramı, sosyal bilimler araştırmalarında özellikle son beş yılda artış göstermiştir. Turizm araştırmalarında...
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Nitel araştırmalar sosyal etkileşimler ve bireysel deneyimleri doğal ortamında tanımlayarak ve yorumlayarak birçok bilim dalına katkıda bulunur. Niteliksel araştırma, birçok disiplinde olduğu gibi turizm araştırmalarında da sıklıkla kullanılmaktadır. Ancak, bu tür araştırmaların kalitesini tartışmak ve değerlendirmek için araştırma raporlarında yer...
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Abstract: Academic performance is a highly important topic for directing one‟s future. In examining academic performance it is important to measure the effectiveness of various factors on this issue. In this study, the effects of psychological factors such as personality traits and attachment style on academic performance will be examined. In addit...
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As an important contributor to higher education and tourism industry both inside and outside of the European Union, Erasmus programme provides the significant framework for many studies in academic literature. One of the important issues which Erasmus students encounter is the issue of prejudices and stereotypes between them and local students and...
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Development of Internet and especially Web2.0 technologies introduced numerous opportunities for tourism industry. Due to new web-based platforms where customers can buy, evaluate and comment the products and/or services, Internet has become an important source of data that can be used in academic research. Therefore, the researchers of this paper...
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Development of Internet and especially Web2.0 technologies introduced numerous opportunities for tourism industry. Due to new web-based platforms where customers can buy, evaluate and comment the products and/or services, Internet has become an important source of data that can be used in academic research. Therefore, the researchers of this paper...
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Although concept of brand personality is very popular in branding strategies with the goal to differ consumer goods on the market, the characteristics of this concept were not sufficiently explored and applied to tourism destinations. Greater number of empirical research on this topic in tourism filed may be a good way to give an overall idea of br...
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Nowadays, the concept of reputation management in hospitality industry is related to the efforts of the hotel management to find the best solutions for handling the reviews and comments of hotel guests left on one of numerous social media channels. The introduction of Web 2.0 technologies has brought about innovation in terms of how contemporary so...
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Governance has become the subject of intense discussion in the context of sustainable tourism. Identifying the prerequisites for effective and sustainable governance from the stakeholders’ perspective through qualitative research methodology was the main goal of this research. For this purpose, an appropriate working group of authorized representat...
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Günümüzde yaratıcılık sürdürülebilir turizm yönetimi için stratejik bir faktör olarak görülmektedir. Yaratıcı turizm,destinasyonla, kültürlerle ve insanlarla daha çok eğitim, duygusal, sosyal ve katılımcı etkileşimi içermektedir. Yaratıcı turizmin geliştiği yerlerdeki yerel halk ve destinasyon yöneticileri kendini geliştirmek, bu bölgelerin yaratıc...
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Even though keeping up with the modern developments in IT sector is crucial for the success and competitiveness of a hotel, it is usually very hard for new technologies to be accepted and implemented. This is the case with the cloud technology for which the opinions between hoteliers are divided on those who think that it is just another fashion tr...
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Even though keeping up with the modern developments in IT sector is crucial for the success and competitiveness of a hotel, it is usually very hard for new technologies to be accepted and implemented. This is the case with the cloud technology for which the opinions between hoteliers are divided on those who think that it is just another fashion tr...
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While there are still short terms courses or one semester teaching on how to use software solutions for property management, technology continues with its rapid development. Introduction of cloud computing had a major impact on almost all sectors that are using ICT services and solutions. In tourism and hospitality industry cloud technology has mad...

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Dear fellow academicians, I would be very grateful if you can advise me with suitable references list and appropriate qualitative analysis.I am planning to use these for analyzing the students' paper where they have provided some valuable data that should be examined in more detail? The length of papers is around 3 pages in average and I have collected them from more than 20 students, so I believe it can be a good insight into their opinion about the tourism concept I am investigating. 

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The TOC 2018 Antalya is an international peer-reviewed academic research conference with a focus on understanding the dynamics and role of food play in place marketing and branding. This unique event aims to bring together researchers, scholars and practitioners to explore the ways in which food and places are marketed in an interconnected fashion. The TOC 2018 will bring different case studies around the world in focus. The key thematic areas are diverse with a multidisciplinary approach revolving around marketing, tourism, gastronomy and culture. The sub-thematic areas are as follows, in which the submission of proposals is invited but not limited to: Marketing  Place marketing and branding  Food and drinks marketing  Food in place branding  Diaspora marketing  Consumer behaviour  International marketing  Cross cultural marketing Tourism  Food tourism and destination branding  Food as touristic product in place marketing  Food and sustainable tourism  Food and alternative tourism  Food and health tourism  Food festivals and event marketing Gastronomy  Molecular gastronomy and place marketing  Food, health and place marketing  Slow Food - Slow Cities  Creative cities of gastronomy  Gastronomic experience – Taste hunts Culture  Transnational food  Religion and food: Halal and Kosher  Heritage food  Diasporas and exporting heritage taste  Food crossing borders  Food mobility: Tacos to Doner, Feta to Curry  Diasporas, foods, places