Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem
Prof. Noam Shoval is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He completed his Ph.D. at The Hebrew University (2000) and conducted post-doctoral research at the Department of Geography, King's College, University of London (2000¿2001). He was (2007¿2008) an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Department of Geography of the University of Heidelberg (Germany).
His main research interests are tourism and culture as tools for urban regeneration, models of hotel location, and tourism management policies in heritage cities. In recent years, he has begun to explore and publish extensively about the implementation of advanced tracking technologies in various areas of spatial research such as tourism and medicine.
Recently he published a book on the implementation of tracking technologies for tourism research: Shoval, N. and Isaacson, M. (2010) "Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies". London and New York: Routledge.