Research Output per year
Jessika Weber (1983, German) is researcher at the Faculty of Digital Entertainment at BUas under the professorship of Applied Games, Innovation and Society of Breda University of Applied Sciences under the professorship of Applied Games, where she conducts research on games with the focus on travel, tourism organisations. Her most recent research explored the game experience of tourists with location-based augmented reality games in urban environments.
Her research interests range from (mobile) game experience research of location-based games to the application of games in travel and tourism organisations as a tool to explain complex events. Particularly interesting in this research context is the application of games in design thinking in order to facilitate creative processes.
Recent project included SCITHOS (www.scithos.eu), a EU-funded project on smart tourism hospitality, which focus was a serious game to engage tourism policy makers in sustainable urban decision and tourism planning processes. A current Interreg project DigiTourism (www.interregeurope.eu/digitourism/) looks into best practices of policies for digital enhanced realities and the structure of the digital tourism ecosystem.
Jessika holds a PhD from Bournemouth University, where she explored the game experiences of tourists with location-based augmented reality games in urban environments and a master from the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg on Tourism and Innovation Management. She is a member of the International Federation for Information Technology in Travel and Tourism (IFITT), Digital Games Research Group (DiGRA) and the Interaction Design Foundation.
serious and applied games, location based games, augmented reality, LEGO Serious Play, etourism, digital tourism, digital tourism ecosystems, policy making, tourism destination management, sustainable tourism
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Scientific › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Professional
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-review
Activities per year
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Contribution at workshop, seminar, course
Projects per year
1/06/18 → 31/05/23
Koens, K., Melissen, F., Aall, C., Baltruszewicz, M., Eijgelaar, E., Lalicic, L., Linssen, D., Mayer, I., Önder, I., Paradell, A., Peeters, P., Moberg, K. R., Ruiter, V. N., Westerbeek, H., Weber-Sabil, J., Buijtenweg, T., Hutchinson, K., Relouw, J. & Pereira Santos, C.
1/05/16 → 11/09/19