Journal article

Tour recommendation and trip planning using location-based social media: a survey

Kwan Hui Lim, Jeffrey Chan, Shanika Karunasekera, Christopher Leckie

Knowledge and Information Systems | Springer Verlag | Published : 2019


Tourism is both an important industry and popular leisure activity undertaken by millions around the world. One important task for tourists is to plan and schedule tour itineraries that comprise multiple captivating Points-of-Interests based on the unique interest preferences of the tourist. The complex task of tour itinerary recommendation is further complicated by the need to incorporate various real-life constraints such as limited time for touring, uncertain traffic conditions, inclement weather, group travel, queuing times and crowdedness. In this survey, we conduct a comprehensive literature review of studies on tour itinerary recommendation and present a general taxonomy for touring-r..

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