Conclusion: exploring the intersection of digital nomadism and tourism in a postmodern world


GÜNAY S., Ilhan O. A.

WORLDWIDE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM THEMES, 2024 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2024
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/whatt-03-2024-0066
  • Journal Name: WORLDWIDE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM THEMES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, ABI/INFORM, CAB Abstracts, Hospitality & Tourism Complete, Hospitality & Tourism Index, Veterinary Science Database
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose-The aim of this article is to examine in depth the digital nomad lifestyle and its effects in the context of tourism and to create a perspective for the future by taking into account the findings of the articles in the thematic issue. Design/methodology/approach-The theme question is examined through a review of the main findings and outcomes of this issue. Findings-The digital nomad lifestyle stands out as an alternative form of tourism to traditional tourism models. Digital nomads are interested in cultural heritage and are effective in destination marketing just as social media influencers are. Gastronomic preferences and security perceptions of digital nomads play an important role in destination selection. Although digital nomads start out with a desire for independence and freedom, they want to come together with their peers in order to meet their social needs. Originality/value-This article will serve as a significant resource for understanding the digital nomad lifestyle and for predicting future tourism trends.