About 50 years ago, first computer was produced. First personal computer was produced 25 years ago and the World Wide Web is just more than 10 years old. However this technology has had an outstanding effect on the lifestyle. In the middle of 1990's decade the internet providers started to deliver telephone-based services and electronic services became an important option for the costumers.
From another point of view, tourism and traveling became a portion of the life. Since the increase of demand for tourism services has accelerated, the number of service providers has regulated a competitive market in the tourism industry. This situation also has improved the standards of the services and expectances of costumers.
To cope with this competitive condition, the tourism service companies started to use ICT in their industry. Electronic tourism offers a new way for delivering services. That means a faster communication, global accessibility and saving the money through online-services. E-commerce is growing up, this influences on many parts of tourism services including travel agencies, national tourism offices, airlines, hotels, automobile renting agencies, and so on, all of them are situated under the title of Electronic tourism.