Self-Planning Traveller System / Khor Chun Siang … [et al.]

Khor, Chun Siang and Abdullah, Nasuha Lee and Idrus, Rosnah (2017) Self-Planning Traveller System / Khor Chun Siang … [et al.]. Scientific Research Journal, 14 (2). pp. 73-87. ISSN 1675-7009

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Abstract

This study aimed to understand the problems faced by self-planning travellers when they plan for a trip by searching travel information from the Internet and propose a system to facilitate the self-planning travellers to obtain useful travel information. An online survey was conducted via social media to understand the problems, the search criteria and types of content of travel itinerary needed in facilitating the planning. A total of 65 responses were collected. The results showed that there were too many unrelated information on the Web and travellers were unsure of where to start the search. Also, the result revealed that the search criteria needed to generate travel itinerary were travel date, travel duration, travel country and travel budget. Finally, flight schedule, hotel accommodation, sightseeing places, travelling route and things to do were the information required by travellers for their travel itineraries. Based on the results, a travel itinerary recommendation system named eTravelPlanner is proposed.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Khor, Chun SiangUNSPECIFIED
Abdullah, Nasuha LeeUNSPECIFIED
Idrus, RosnahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Instruments and machines
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Real-time programming
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Web-based user interfaces. User interfaces (Computer systems)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Web databases
Divisions: Research Management Institute (RMI)
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Research Journal
ISSN: 1675-7009
Volume: 14
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 73-87
Item ID: 20412
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-planning, Travellersystem, Recommendation system, Travel itinerary, Web based system
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2018 06:53
Depositing User: Admin Pendigitan 2 PTAR
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/20412

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