Preliminary Program

9:00 – 10:30 Session 1: Opening and Keynote Presentation

  • Workshop opening
  • Keynote by Neal Lathia (Skyscanner, UK)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: Long Paper Presentations 

  • Enrico Palumbo, Giuseppe Rizzo, Raphaël Troncy and Elena Baralis: Predicting Your Next Stop-over from Location-based Social Network Data with Recurrent Neural Networks.
  • Victor Anthony Arrascue Ayala, Kemal Cagin Gülsen, Anas Alzogbi, Michael Färber, Marco Muñiz and Georg Lausen: A Delay-Robust Touristic Plan Recommendation Using Real-World Public Transportation Information.
  • Christopher Laß, Daniel Herzog and Wolfgang Wörndl: Context-Aware Tourist Trip Recommendations.

(20 minutes presentation and 10 minutes discussion per paper)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Short and Position Paper Presentations

  • Gunjan Kumar, Houssem Jerbi and Michael O’Mahony: Towards the Recommendation of Personalised Activity Sequences in the Tourism Domain.
  • Diana Nurbakova, Léa Laporte, Sylvie Calabretto and Jerome Gensel: Itinerary Recommendation for Cruises: User Study.
  • Tom Gross: Group Recommender Systems in Tourism: From Predictions to Decisions.
  • Catalin-Mihai Barbu and Jürgen Ziegler: Co-Staying: A Social Network for Increasing the Trustworthiness of Hotel Recommendations.

(12 minutes presentation and 10 minutes discussion per paper)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Panel Discussion and Workshop Closing

  • Panel discussion: Specific challenges for tourism recommender systems seen from academic and the industry perspectives. 
    • Neal Lathia (Skyscanner, UK)
    • Markus Zanker (University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy)
    • David Zibriczky (trivago, Germany)
  • Workshop closing

The workshop proceedings have been published online by by CEUR Workshop Proceedings (Vol-1906). They can also be downloaded here in a single PDF file (6.5 MB).