Infoscience

Conference paper

TripEneer: User-based Travel Plan Recommendation Application

Current travel recommendation systems are helpful in addressing a traveler's information needs to certain extent, however, most of them fail to factor in the user in their recommendations. TripEneer proposes travel recommendations to a traveler by keeping the user preferences and constraints as first class citizens. We present an intuitive UI for helping users plan their travel trips quickly and easily. In the current demo we present various global and user-specific ranking models used for recommending travel destinations. Our preliminary evaluation showed that the users found the personalized recommendations, based on the user model, most useful.

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