Tourism

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

Bournemouth University Festival of Learning 2017 Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management https://smart-tourism-and-agile-destination-management.eventbrite.co.uk 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 Article: The influences and consequences of being digitally connected and/or disconnected to travellers

Tanti A., and Buhalis, D. 2017, The influences and consequences of being digitally connected and/or disconnected to travellers, Information Technology & Tourism March, p.1-21. http://doi.org/10.1007/s40558-017-0081-8 Abstract Technological progress and tourism have worked in tandem for many years. Connectivity is the vehicle that drove the goal of technologically enhanced tourism experiences forward. This study, through an… Read more »

MOOC in Hospitality and Tourism Technology and Innovation

Contributors: Dan Wang Daniel Fesenmaier Dimitrios Buhalis Rob Law Lis Tussyadiah Phil Xiang Ulrike Gretzel Bing Pan Important dates: Course Start Date: 7 March 2017, 01:00 UTC Verification Upgrade Deadline: 29 March 2017, 23:59 Course End Date: 31 May 2017, 23:59 (Course content will be archived after this date) Certificate Generation Date: Early June 2017… 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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.11.020 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 »

New Paper: Smart tourism destinations: ecosystems for tourism destination competitiveness

Smart tourism destinations: ecosystems for tourism destination competitiveness

Kim Boes , Dimitrios Buhalis , Alessandro Inversini (pp. 108 – 124)

International Journal of Tourism Cities
ISSN: 2056-5607
Volume 2 Issue 2

Type: Research paper
Keywords: ICT , Tourism competitiveness , Smart city , Smart tourism destination

EPSRC Balance Network Event: “Going off the Grid” Can employees really switch off during travel?

EPSRC Balance Network Event: Digital Work Life Balance: “Going off the Grid” Can employees really switch off during travel?   9th March 2016, DepTH, Bournemouth University                     Do we ever switch off our phones? Are we constantly checking emails while we are on holiday? Do we… Read more »

Congratulations to John Fotis for receiving PhD thesis excellence award @ENTER2016!

Dr John Fotis have been awared the Excellence award by IFITT for his PhD thesis on “The use of social media on consumer behaviour” at ENTER2016! Congratulations!!!! John Fotis  made his doctoral research on “The use of social media and its impacts on consumer behaviour: The context of holiday travel”. During the last years, social… Read more »

Two upcomming events by BU eTourism Lab @WTM London 2015!!!

Meet BUeTourismLab at WTM2015

1) eTourism Dynamics: SMART TOURISM
Monday, 2 November, 12:15 at the Global Stage
Free tickets: https://goo.gl/fYu5od
#BUeTourismLab and #IFITT event

2) BU Tourism Futures Forum and Tourism Routes and the Holy Grail
Tuesday, 3 November 15:30 at South Gallery 13&14
Free tickets: http://goo.gl/WHrvlV