Posts made in September, 2011

ESRC Research on Sport Tourism and International Sports Events by Dr Richard Shipway

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Sport Tourism Opportunities for Research, Mobility and International Networking Group (STORMING) Initiative awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) to Dr. Richard Shipway offered seventeen travel and conference bursaries for UK-based early career...

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Dr Heather Hartwell on recreation, leisure and wellbeing

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

There are new and exciting developments within the School of Tourism with ground breaking research identifying the fusion between recreation, leisure and wellbeing. The rationale for co-locating a tourism and public health strategy is based on the recognition that creating a community culture...

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“Money is no longer the decision factor, creativity is” – Professor Dimitrios Buhalis on charities using Social Media

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The eTourism Lab, ICTHR , in the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University is supporting Just a Drop– a water charity to spread its word through Social Media and the Internet.

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Georgina Sekadakis a Masters student at Bournemouth...

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‘Tourism comes of age’ by Professor Alan Fyall

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Professor Alan FyallAlthough a major contributor to life at BU, the study of Tourism is often wrongly maligned as being a niche subject on the periphery of more established areas of study such as Business & Management and Geography. Well, in the UK alone over 100...

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Sports Consultancy Projects – The FA pass it on!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Student Experience, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The consultancy project, run by Sports and Retail within the school, brings in some high level industry partners to work with. In the past the sports students have worked with the RFU, Dorset County Football Association, Goodwood, and of course, RELAYS, as well as many others. Our projects are conducted by teams of Level H students across our four degree programmes with very positive feedback and results from all, a testament to all the hard...

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