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Travellers who interested in often use the internet (World Wide Web) as a research medium because many websites post-festival and travelling information such as festival, scenic spots, resorts, and local restaurants. However, without an organized research medium, many people who interested in culture discover the difficulty of focusing on research or making a choice from the massive festival and travel-related categories and sites.

This paper describes and integrates a website with many festival and travel-related functions into one platform called Festival and Travel Planning Network. This platform allows easy access for users to obtain various festival information, city travel, restaurant, and hotel guidelines in Taiwan. This network automatically helps travellers to plan their tours and find accommodations by simply selecting by their interests of festival visits and hotel types on the website.

The Festival and Travel Planning Network also provides online travelling suitcases allowing members to bookmark their favourite travel spots. The Festival and Travel Planning Network website is For maximum quality, display resolution should be set at 1024×768. As for technical support, the website uses Internet Information Services as the webserver and ASP.NET 3.5 as the web application framework. The database server is performed by SQL Server 2008 to organize and manage data. The webpage graphic and animation designer used Ulead PhotoImpact X3 and Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Flash CS5 as design tools


Festival and travel Platform Online trip planning Online traveling suitcase Bookmark travel spots

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Hwang, I. M. (2015). Festival and Travel Planning Network. International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Reviews, 2(1), 67-69.


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