Smart Tourism

New Video on Smart Tourism, IoT, AI and Big Data by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis

Smart Tourism at Foro Internacional Turismo Maspalomas 2017 Gran Canaria, Spain Professor Dimitrios Buhalis explains how the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data is propelling Smart Tourism and personalisation, contextualisation and individualisation to reengineer the tourism industry and co-create value for all stakeholders. Co-creating authentic experiences will be critical of the competitiveness of tourism… Read more »

BU eTourism Lab publications of 2017

Looking back: the list of papers on etourism and Smart Tourism, published by BU eTourism Lab members in 2017. 2017 Zhang, H., Gordon, S., Buhalis, D., & Ding, X. (2017). Experience Value Cocreation on Destination Online Platforms. JOURNAL OF TRAVEL RESEARCH, 0047287517733557. Dickinson, J. E., Filimonau, V., Cherrett, T., Davies, N., Hibbert, J. F., Norgate,… Read more »

2018 New year and new papers

2018 Dimitrios Buhalis, Rosanna Leung, Smart hospitality—Interconnectivity and interoperability towards an ecosystem, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Volume 71, April 2018, Pages 41-50, ISSN 0278-4319, Viglia, G., Pelloia, M., & Buhalis, D. (2018). Information Technology in Hospitality Education. In Innovation in Hospitality Education (pp. 87-100). Springer, Cham. Molinillo, S., Liébana-Cabanillas, F., Anaya-Sánchez, R., &… Read more »

SMART TOURISM event: Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics revolutions @WTM London

November 8 @ 14:00 – 15:00 Free 8 Nov 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 WTM Inspire Theatre – EU490 World Travel Market, London  Free registration Smart Tourism session puts in agenda the main trends and challenges of smart tourism as well as discussion of research result on Smart Tourism conducted by Bournemouth University eTourism Lab. The… Read more »

The future of education and eLearning and MOOCs talk

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis presentation on the future of education and eLearning and MOOCs at the 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference (HONG KONG 2017) The 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference (HONG KONG 2017) is hosted and organised by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong…. Read more »

2016 Electronic Markets Papers of the Year goes to BU eTourism Lab!

  One more great publication – one more award! The paper: Neuhofer, B., Buhalis, D., Ladkin, A., 2015, Smart technologies for personalized experiences: a case study in the hospitality domain, Electronic Markets, Vol 25(3), pp. 243-254, has been selected as one of the two ‘2016 Electronic Markets Papers of the Year’. ‘Dear Dimitrios, High quality papers… Read more »

Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management – BUfoL17 – 11th July 2017

Bournemouth University Festival of Learning 2017 Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management Tuesday 11 July 2017 10:00 – 17:00 eTourismLab, Bournemouth University, Share Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus, BH12 5BB The internet of things, big data, wearable technology and augmented reality are just a handful of the technological innovations driving change in our business and… Read more »

New Research: Serious games and the gamification of tourism

Feifei Xu Dimitrios Buhalis Jessika Weber 2017 , Serious games and the gamification of tourism Tourism Management Volume 60, June 2017, Pages 244–256 Highlights •A systematic review of the concept of gamification. • Identified extrinsic and intrinsic motivational gaming elements that contribute to a meaningful gamification. •Discussed the application of gamification in tourism with case practices. Abstract Gamification has… Read more »