Utilising blogs for qualitative research in tourism

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Abstract

This paper examines the use of dedicated blogs as a qualitative research tool and discusses the merits of using such an innovative online method of collecting primary data and engaging participants. A case-study approach is taken relating to a study on film-induced tourism which used such a method as part of its interpretivisitic approach.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 2008
Event4th Annual Tourism & Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference -
Duration: 10 Jun 2008 → …

Conference

Conference4th Annual Tourism & Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference
Period10/06/08 → …

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Keywords

  • blog
  • online research
  • qualitative research

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Bolan, P 2008, Utilising blogs for qualitative research in tourism. in Unknown Host Publication. 4th Annual Tourism & Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference, 10/06/08.

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Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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