Daniel Guttentag
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Gibbs, C., Guttentag, D., Gretzel, U., Morton, J., & Goodwill, A. (2018). Pricing in the sharing economy: A hedonic pricing model applied to Airbnb listings. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 35(1), 46-56. (PDF available upon request)

Gibbs, C., Guttentag, D., Gretzel, U., Yao, L., & Morton, J. (2017). Use of dynamic pricing strategies by Airbnb hosts. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. Published online 2017. (PDF available upon request)

Guttentag, D. (2017). Regulating innovation in the collaborative economy: An examination of Airbnb’s early legal issues. In D. Dredge and S. Gyimóthy (Eds.), Collaborative economy and tourism: Perspectives, politics, policies and prospects (pp. 97-128). Frankfurt: Springer. (PDF)

Guttentag, D., Smith, S. (2017). Assessing Airbnb as a disruptive innovation relative to hotels: Substitution and comparative performance expectations. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 64, 1-10. (PDF)

Guttentag, D., Smith, S., Potwarka, L., & Havitz, M. (2017). Why tourists choose Airbnb: A motivation-based segmentation study. Journal of Travel Research. Published online 27 April 2017. (PDF)

Guttentag, D. (2016). Why tourists choose Airbnb: A motivation-based segmentation study underpinned by innovation concepts. Ph.D. thesis, The University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. (Summary | PDF)

Guttentag, D. (2015). Airbnb: Disruptive innovation and the rise of an informal tourism accommodation sector. Current Issues in Tourism, 18(12), 1192-1217. (PDF)

Virtual reality

Guttentag, D., Griffin, T., Lee, S. H. (in press). The future is now: How virtual reality and augmented reality are transforming tourism. In C. Cooper, B. Gartner, N. Scott, and S. Volo (Eds.), The Sage handbook of tourism management.

Guttentag, D. (2010). Virtual reality: Applications and implications for tourism. Tourism Management, 31(5), 637-651. (PDF)

Volunteer tourism

Guttentag, D. (2015). Volunteer tourism: Insights from the past, concerns about the present, and questions for the future. In T. V. Singh (Ed.), Challenges in tourism research (pp. 112-118). Toronto: Channel View Publications. (Google Books | Chapter copy available upon request)

Guttentag, D. (2012). Volunteer tourism has gone commercial: The reasons and the implications. Tourism Recreation Research, 37(3), 273-275. (PDF)

Guttentag, D. (2012). Volunteer tourism: As good as it seems?. In T. V. Singh (Ed.), Critical debates in tourism (pp. 152-159). Toronto: Channel View Publications. (PDF)

Guttentag, D. (2011). Volunteer tourism: As good as it seems?. Tourism Recreation Research, 36(1), 69-74. (PDF)

Guttentag, D. (2009). The possible negative impacts of volunteer tourism. International Journal of Tourism Research, 11(6), 537-551. (PDF)


Guttentag, D., Harrigan, K., & Smith, S. (2012). Gambling by Ontario casino employees: Gambling behaviours, problem gambling and impacts of the employment. International Gambling Studies, 12(1), 5-22. (PDF | Based on Master's thesis, available here)

Guttentag, D., & Havitz, M. E. (2010). Superstition as a personal moderator in the development of commitment and loyalty to and within casinos. Leisure/Loisir, 34(1), 1- 25. (PDF)


Guttentag, D., & Smith, S. (2016). Delphi technique, tourism. In J. Jafari & H. Xiao (Eds.), Encyclopedia of tourism. Frankfurt: Springer. (PDF)

Mock, S., Mannell, R., & Guttentag, D. (2016). Psychology of leisure, positive psychology, and “psychologizing” leisure theory. In G. Walker, D. Scott, & M. Stodolska (Eds.), Leisure matters: The state and future of leisure studies, (pp. 41-48). State College, PA: Venture Publishing, Inc.

Guttentag, D. (2009). The legal protection of indigenous souvenir products. Tourism Recreation Research, 34(1), 23-34. (PDF)