The contribution of the internet to the strategic positioning of small businesses in the tourism industry
by Véronique Favre-Bonté; Sébastien Tran
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), Vol. 25, No. 3, 2015

Abstract: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent a significant share of firms in industrialised countries. However, little work is available concerning small businesses (SB) that have less than 50 employees (according to the majority of official definitions). ICT are considered a contributing factor in the renewal of competitiveness, in particular by reducing constraints that bear on SMEs. In this context, one can ask under what conditions the implementation of a website may change the strategic positioning of small accommodation businesses in the tourism sector.

Online publication date: Wed, 27-May-2015

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