Digital nomads in destination marketing


Ay E., Guzel M. O.

WORLDWIDE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM THEMES, 2024 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2024
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/whatt-03-2024-0050
  • 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

PurposeThe objective of this paper is to determine the impact of digital nomads on destination marketing.Design/methodology/approachThe article was designed using a six-layer research onion. The research design was developed with an interpretive paradigm using an inductive multi-qualitative approach.FindingsAccording to the results obtained, it was found that digital nomads play an important role in destination marketing and are effective in creating intentions to visit destinations.Originality/valueThe study reveals a methodologically different approach to the theme by analysing multi-qualitative data. The theoretical contribution of the article is that it shows that digital nomads' YouTube video posts regarding destinations are more effective on other digital nomads and those who want to become digital nomads.