Conceptos basados en la ubicación en la investigación turística: ¿qué significan?



Palabras clave:

Conceptualización, Términos turísticos, Bibliometría, Definición, Ubicación


Este artículo está motivado por la falta de claridad sobre el significado de términos de uso frecuente en la investigación turística. Por lo tanto, los resultados de diferentes estudios que se refieren a diferentes temas utilizan el mismo concepto, lo que complica la comparación de los resultados. Este artículo propone un método objetivo que puede ayudar a los investigadores a tomar conciencia de las diferentes definiciones de conceptos en la investigación turística. El artículo se centra en cuatro conceptos principales: destino, atracción, alojamiento y punto de interés. Se lleva a cabo un análisis bibliométrico para cuantificar la frecuencia con la que los investigadores emplean diferentes definiciones dadas a cada término. Esto permitió identificar la definición dada con mayor frecuencia a cada concepto. Los resultados muestran que la bibliometría puede ayudar a identificar la definición más frecuente dada a un determinado concepto. Este estudio puede ayudar a futuros investigadores a definir mejor los conceptos en estudios de turismo, ya que puede ser utilizado para lograr una clarificación de definiciones entre investigadores y profesionales a la hora de realizar investigaciones o elaborar informes sobre turismo y hostelería.


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Padrón Ávila, H., & Hernández Martín, R. (2023). Conceptos basados en la ubicación en la investigación turística: ¿qué significan?. PASOS Revista De Turismo Y Patrimonio Cultural, 21(2), 383–393.