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Tourism and the smartphone app: capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain

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Tourism and the smartphone app : capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain. / Dickinson, Janet E.; Ghali, Karen; Cherrett, Thomas; Speed, Chris; Davies, Nigel; Norgate, Sarah.

In: Current Issues in Tourism, Vol. 17, No. 1, 02.01.2014, p. 84-101.

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Dickinson, JE, Ghali, K, Cherrett, T, Speed, C, Davies, N & Norgate, S 2014, 'Tourism and the smartphone app: capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain', Current Issues in Tourism, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 84-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2012.718323

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Dickinson, J. E., Ghali, K., Cherrett, T., Speed, C., Davies, N., & Norgate, S. (2014). Tourism and the smartphone app: capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain. Current Issues in Tourism, 17(1), 84-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2012.718323

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Dickinson JE, Ghali K, Cherrett T, Speed C, Davies N, Norgate S. Tourism and the smartphone app: capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain. Current Issues in Tourism. 2014 Jan 2;17(1):84-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2012.718323

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Dickinson, Janet E. ; Ghali, Karen ; Cherrett, Thomas ; Speed, Chris ; Davies, Nigel ; Norgate, Sarah. / Tourism and the smartphone app : capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain. In: Current Issues in Tourism. 2014 ; Vol. 17, No. 1. pp. 84-101.

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