Web reputation and performance measurement systems in the hotel industry: An exploratory study in Italy

Author/s Selena Aureli, Enrico Supino
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/2
Language English Pages 24 P. 41-64 File size 141 KB
DOI 10.3280/MACO2015-002003
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This research, which focuses on web reputation in the hotel industry, aims to understand hotel managers’ practices in monitoring travellers’ opinions disclosed on travel websites and online travel agencies. Results from a web survey administered to Italian hotel managers and owners highlight the great importance attributed to web reputation and describe the type and frequency of controls as well as how the information collected from the Internet is used to support performance evaluation and managers’ decision-making.

Keywords: Web reputation, online reviews, intangibles, online room booking channels, decision making, User Generated Content (UGC)

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Selena Aureli, Enrico Supino, Web reputation and performance measurement systems in the hotel industry: An exploratory study in Italy in "MANAGEMENT CONTROL" 2/2015, pp 41-64, DOI: 10.3280/MACO2015-002003