Trinidad Domínguez Vila

Trinidad Domínguez Vila
University of Vigo | UVIGO · Department of Business Organisation and Marketing

PhD Business Administration

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The continuous growth of e-commerce, combined with new trends in the tourism sector, creates an imperative to conduct analyses and establish suitable models for improving the experience of users who seek tourism products online, using search and metasearch engines. However, few studies analyze web design variables and their impacts on the user expe...
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This book analyses social tourism across the world, exploring the theoretical foundations of this type of tourism with examples of practical implementations. Part II is composed of case studies discussing the historical evolution of the concept and implementation of social tourism in different parts of the world. This discussion also results in the...
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This book analyses social tourism across the world, exploring the theoretical foundations of this type of tourism with examples of practical implementations. Part II is composed of case studies discussing the historical evolution of the concept and implementation of social tourism in different parts of the world. This discussion also results in the...
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Various initiatives have been undertaken in recent years to improve the accessibility of tourism in a large number of countries. One of the areas in which work has been done has been the inclusion and accessibility of information for all, especially for people with disabilities and other users with access needs. A focus of this work has been to the...
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The development of tourism in cross-border regions has been attracting the interest of several international researchers in this area. This article aims to evaluate the tourist experience in the Eurocity Chaves-Verín region, in particular, to identify the relationships between the characteristics of the trip, the individual profile and the experien...
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This article builds on the idea that senior tourists’ decision making is a staged process in which the different choices are sequential, interrelated, and interdependent. These decisions are “whether to take a vacation," “whether to opt for an international trip," “whether to use an organized tour," and “whether to use publicly subsidized travel.”...
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The study intends to show the business opportunities generated through the use of technology in the tourism sector by identifying its key elements, with the aim of improving the user's experience. In order to achieve this, the Way of St James has been taken as the object of analysis, given its relevance at a national level as a tourist attraction,...
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Travel patterns are becoming more differentiated, influenced by new variables resulting from changes in lifestyle. The relevance of the senior segment for this industry, with the continuous aging population and their economic status, made this segment a very attractive group for the sector, and even more so in a country that is characterized by its...
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New teaching methodologies with a more active participation of the students are increasingly present in the educational field. One of the best known is gamification, which refers to learning through play. A tool used in this methodology are the LEGO blocks. In this paper, an analysis of the students’ skills developed by learning using LEGO blocks i...
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Increasing market opportunities have been identified for accessible tourism as a result of improved quality of life. Disabled tourists tend to be loyal, spend more and enjoy longer stays in their destinations, although their behaviour obviously differs from one country to another. This situation is strongly influenced by the welfare policies that d...
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There are several obstacles to establish tourism governance policies in a border area and to improve the conceptualization of tourism in border territories transcending the transnational level, using territorial delimitation at Euroregional level. At borders, tourism usually works as a strategic policy tool to strengthen the regional image, shape c...
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Los seniors constituyen una nueva y rentable oportunidad de mercado para el sector turístico, a causa del continuo envejecimiento de la población mundial. Concretamente, las nuevas generaciones de senior con un estilo de vida más orientado al ocio y disfrute del tiempo libre, mayor poder adquisitivo y mejores condiciones de salud que las generacion...
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The internet has become the main tool to search for information. This is particularly the case for the tourism industry, where online searches are becoming increasingly popular. The ongoing growth of e-commerce has ruptured the existing relationship with the old management information systems and products. Given the vast range of available informat...
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The current trend towards short-term travelling and reduced spending on accommodation has had a significant impact on the hotel sector. However, the hotel industry is becoming increasingly interested in the senior tourist segment, a population group that prefers hotel-type accommodation to other more inexpensive alternatives, even in periods of eco...
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Purpose: To analyze the accessibility of official national tourism organization websites of countries around the world, in order to establish possible common patterns and rankings of those with exemplary practice through to those with the highest number of issues. The purpose for undertaking such an analysis is to provide a quasi-indicator of inclu...
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This chapter aims to analyze the different tourism search and metasearch engines for online booking based on supplier perspective (accommodation, flights, leisure and package deals) and taking into account the possible relations generated by the structure and content variables of web offers. A literature review is carried out to study user experien...
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A global demographic shift is leading to an increasing number of older citizens, particularly in the most developed regions, and social tourism is becoming growingly relevant throughout Europe, especially in Spain, where it has been successfully developed by the Institute for Elderly and Social Services (IMSERSO) programs. The aim of this study is...
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Current demand for tourism is characterized by more frequent, shorter trips throughout the year. Such trends may have adverse effects on the hospitality industry but benefit the travel industry. Most current literature assumes that the variables that determine travel participation are identical to those that influence travel frequency, though there...
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The first decade of XXI Century has been challenging for traditional tourist destinations such as Spanish islands and seaside areas. In recent years, these traditional destinations have been involved in an intense competition with the new destinations that offer similar attractions. All this within the context of a global tourism market defined by...
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Recently, there have been numerous innovations in the field of education. Teaching methodology is one of the areas that have received the most attention. Given that context, this paper focuses on academic debate as an activity that fulfils the short-term objectives of individual and collective learning, comprehension, and stimulation, along with lo...
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The elderly population presents a market of particular relevance to a large number of industries for its high purchasing power, comparatively higher than younger groups. Specifically, the tourism sector is emerging as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the aging process as a result of changes in the lifestyle of the population currently, more leis...
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O interese pola poboación maior en diversas áreas da economía e da sociedade foi en au-mento nos últimos anos a raíz do proceso de avellentamento demográfico que están experimen-tando as rexións máis desenvolvidas a nivel mundial, especialmente o vello continente e particu-larmente España. Máis alá dos custos asociados á vellez, a poboación maior p...
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Este traballo aborda unha tipoloxía turística que está en auxe na actualidade: o turismo LGTB (lesbianas, gays, transexuais e bisexuais). Inicialmente, preténdese identificar os desexos, necesidades e expectativas concretas do mercado turístico homosexual, analizando os estudos existentes para, poste-riormente, analizar a situación de Galicia en re...
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The study intends to show the business opportunities generated through the use of technology in the tourism sector by identifying its key elements, with the aim of improving the user's experience. In order to achieve this, the Way of St James has been taken as the object of analysis, given its relevance at a national level as a tourist attraction,...
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Accessible tourism represents a segment with high potential and generator of a competitive advantage for the tourism sector. This profit is a result of all people beneficiary of accessibility as elderly people, who is increasing, families, people with temporary disabilities and pregnant women. Their representatively over the total of the Spanish to...
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Hoy en dia es innegable el relevante papel que Internet juega en la sociedad, y el sector turistico no es una excepcion. Partiendo de dicha premisa se plantea el estudio de las redes sociales de turismo como elemento clave para la comunicacion y comercializacion de productos turisticos y las estrategias en que esto puede derivar. Dado el escaso mar...
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The current tendency to undertake more trips, but of shorter duration, throughout the year, has meant that the tourist industry has started to show greater interest in attracting those market segments that opt for more prolonged stays, as they are especially profitable. One of these segments is that of seniors. Given the aging demographic of the po...
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In the modern tourism industry, competitiveness no longer can be based solely on price; rather, it is necessary to consider other aspects that might generate competitive advantages. In particular, the provision of a wide range of products, services and activities, all of outstanding quality, may be decisive for creating greater demand. Thermal esta...
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Jogos olímpicos e paraolímpicos no Brasil: aprendendo com Barcelona e Sidney Olympic and paralympic games in Brazil: learning from Barcelona and Sydney RESUMEN Entre 2014 y 2016, Brasil será sede de numerosos eventos, donde se destaca la celebración de las Olimpiadas en Rio de Janeiro. La industria del turismo será una de las grandes beneficiadas,...
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Between 2014 and 2016, Brazil will host a number of large events, where the Olympics of Rio de Janeiro are the most noteworthy. The tourism industry will be one of the beneficiaries. It has established an objective to bring 10 million tourists in 2016, doubling overseas arrivals. This can create many business opportunities for the industry. This pa...
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The interest in the older population in various areas of the economy and society has been increasing in recent years due to the aging process that are experiencing the most developed regions worldwide, especially the old continent, and particularly Spain. Beyond the costs associated with aging, the elderly population presents a market of particular...
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This paper examines a tourist typology that is booming today, LGBT tourism. Initially, it aims to identify the wants, needs and expectations of the homosexual tourist market, analyzing specifically the LGBT supply and demand. Then, we assess the situation of Galicia with the offered and the demanded through a qualitative analyze, that with a quanti...
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This study analyses different beneficiaries of accessibility, who play important roles in the tourist sector by generating business opportunities. Taking Spanish tourists with disabilities as a point of departure, the paper examines tourists' habits, their representational potential for the Spanish tourist sector and their spending patterns accordi...
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Over the past decades, there has been in Galicia, in line with what has happened in other territories, a proliferation of industrial estates that have increased the supply of industrial land in this region. These estates are immersed in a competitive struggle to attract the largest possible number of companies. One of the factors that influence the...
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By collecting and analyzing existing systems of symbols linked to disabilities and thereby identifying possible problems that these symbol systems pose, this study proposes improvements that account for primary disability groups worldwide. A content analysis was applied to textual and digitalized formats to review the predominant systems of symbols...
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Hoy en día, en la mayoría de los ámbitos, Internet es un elemento clave para cualquier actividad, que cambia continuamente y que requiere una actualización constante. Una de las últimas evoluciones ha dado como resultado la web 2.0, que permite la interacción directa y la retroalimentación con el usuario, siendo su principal eje la publicación de o...
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The tourism is an activity of high relevance to for the financial profitability and the social profitability too. In base to this and to the importance that the new segments have on a mass market that need different products. We realizes a vision on the accessible tourism centered in the community of people with disability and in the beneficiaries...
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Este artículo se centra en el turismo senior, que no ha ocupado un lugar muy destacado hasta el momento, y que sin embargo, presenta grandes oportunidades para el mercado turístico. Hasta ahora la literatura existente sobre esta nueva modalidad es escasa y revela una falta de consenso conceptual, por lo que en el presente trabajo se busca una clari...
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Internet se ha convertido en una herramienta básica hoy en día, tanto a nivel laboral y relacional como de gestión. Si todo ello es centralizado en la actividad turística, las posibilidades se multiplican, actuando no sólo como una herramienta de información, sino también como gestor y como canal de contratación de productos turísticos de diversa í...
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The Internet has become a basic tool today, both labour and management relationships. If we speak about the tourism, the possibilities are lot. Internet can't act only as an information tool but also as a channel manager and recruitment of diverse tourism products. I get to expand the segment of the market able to offer more specific products and a...
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Internet se ha convertido en una herramienta básica hoy en día, tanto a nivel laboral y relacional como de gestión. Si todo ello es centralizado en la actividad turística, las posibilidades se multiplican, actuando no sólo como una herramienta de información, sino también como gestor y como canal de contratación de productos turísticos de diversa í...
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Actualmente se está llevando a cabo una gran transformación en el sector turístico, generado en parte por el cambio de papel del consumidor, que deja de ser un mero usuario pasivo para convertirse en personaje activo en el diseño y gestión de su propio viaje, lo que conlleva una continua y constante innovación ya no sólo del producto turístico, sin...
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Por todos es conocido el esfuerzo que muchas ciudades y países en general, están llevando a cabo para diferenciar su imagen y poder así transmitir sus principales credenciales, tendencias y costumbres, y conseguir que éstas sean de fácil identificación para el usuario. Uno de los atributos más argumentados y más valorados por el usuario es la calid...

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