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Programme, keynotes, papers and social activities for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference

We are absolutely delighted with the programme, keynotes, papers and social activites for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference and look forward to welcome good friends to @Bournemouth Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality​ next week  Download the programme here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2E60FvQiIpTQ0otWFd3TEUybWc/view?usp=sharing BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University, 4-6th September 2017   Visitor Economy: Strategies and… Read more »

Congratulations with the new role!

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Professor Dimitrios Buhalis has been elected as one of the Vice Chairmen of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members. “I look forward to work closely with colleagues and organisations from around the world,” Professor Buhalis wrote on his social media accounts, regarding his new position. The Affiliate Members of UNWTO include companies… 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 »

BU student Ioanna Samakovlis got Master Thesis Excellence Award at ENTER2017

Ioanna Samakovlis, supervised by Dr Alessandro Inversini, was awarded the Master Thesis Excellence Award at the ENTER2017 conference in Rome. Ioanna explored the ways how tourism development interventions can utilise social media. The purpose of this research is to demonstrate how mechanisms of dominant narratives lead to marginalisation at the example of the Brazilian favela… 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 »

Bournemouth University Tourism Summit: Tourism and Hospitality in the era of disruption

Bournemouth University Tourism Summit: Tourism  and Hospitality in the era of disruption  Friday 10th February 2017, 10:00-18:00 https://bournemouth-university-tourism-summit-tourism.eventbrite.co.uk By invitation only Grange City Hotel, 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London, EC3N 2BQ (Metro: Tower Hill) https://www.grangehotels.com/hotels-london/grange-city/ The Bournemouth University Tourism Summit is a by invitation only tourism think tank that brings together Senior Tourism Executives with academics, researchers,… Read more »

Immersive technology and marketing to be explored in 2017 Mike Warne event at Bournemouth University

Immersive technology and marketing to be explored in 2017 Mike Warne event The use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Immersive Technology in Marketing is under the spotlight at this year’s annual Mike Warne Event. The event takes place at Bournemouth University’s Talbot Campus on Wednesday 1 March, and has been organised by final year BA (Hons) Marketing… Read more »

New Research Article : Xu, F., Buhalis, D., Weber, J., 2017, Serious games and the gamification of tourism, Tourism Management, Volume 60, June 2017, Pages 244–256

New Research Article : Xu, F., Buhalis, D., Weber, J., 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   https://goo.gl/eGxQJa 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… Read more »