Innovative Technology

Exponential Energy Transformation – where is Tourism?

Travel and Tourism is without a doubt one of the most successful and fastest changing industries. In many countries travel has now become such an… Read More

The Importance of Technology Enabled Services in the Travel Industry

The recent case of a United Airlines’ passenger being violently removed from a plane grew global attention to customer satisfaction in airlines, with modern technologies playing… Read More

The Pokémon Go craze and tourism businesses

Pokémon Go – a game where people look for virtual creatures in public spaces and businesses can be a cost-effective marketing tools to ‘lure’… Read More

Inspiring young startups: Griffith University (GU), The University of Queensland (UQ) and startup technology company Me Media

Dr Sarah Gardiner (GU), Dr Sheranne Fairley (UQ) and Chris Hogan from Gold Coast technology company, Me Media, received a grant from the Queensland… Read More

Getting to the Heart of Virtual Nature Based Tourism Experiences

Dr Brent Moyle from the Griffith Institute for Tourism in collaboration with A/Prof Haseler, A/Prof Peart and Mr Matthew Wells from the Heart Foundation… Read More

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