2015 update of books, research articles and videos by BU eTourism Lab! Recent research by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Dr. Alessandro Inversini, Dr. Barbara Neuhofer and others.
Edited by Marcello M. Mariani, Wojciech Czakon, Dimitrios Buhalis, Ourania Vitouladiti ISBN 9781137401854 Publication Date December 2015 Companies and destinations in the tourism sector are confronted with increasing managerial challenges and have to deal with a competitive, turbulent, and fast-changing environment. The understanding that both tourism companies and destinations endowed with the best assets (natural and cultural)… Read more »
It was a Graduation day when three members of BU eTourism Lab have been awarded PhD! Congratulations to Dr Barbara Neuhofer-Rainoldi, Dr John Fotis and Dr Zornitza Yovcheva!
Dr Barbara Neuhofer contributed to IFITTtalk@Salzburg – Brennpunkt eTourism event. The first IFITTtalk@Salzburg took place on the 22nd of October 2015 at Salzburg University of Applied Science as a main academic event within the annual Brennpunk eTourism. More than 350 academics, students and practitioners attended the event.
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
Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and eTourism Lab invite PhD and Master level Student, researchers and organisation for future collaboration.
The annual Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) Student Awards recognise the travel industry’s talents. This year the member of BU eTourism Lab Zornitza Yovcheva has received the ITT PhD Studend of the Year award at the House of Commons in recognition of her outstanding work and talent. The ITT is the only professional… Read more »
VIDEO from the Smart Tourism workshop is available now at Youtube: KEYNOTE: Cedric Chambaz (Microsoft) intelligent platforms and shifting search paradigms: https://youtu.be/VsQ-p3As4Dc Smart Tourism – THEORETICAL CONCEPTS cutting edge developments and global best practice: https://youtu.be/0lgU2adWgrA KEYNOTE: Antonio Lopez De Avila (SEGITTUR): Smart tourism destinations-Making Spain smart: https://youtu.be/4COjdLFcoqg Smart Tourism – PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS for tourism destinations… Read more »
SMART TOURISM WORKSHOP We will lifestream the event. Follow the links to below to access the sessions (the links will be active during the event)
How to design memorable experiences in tourism by linking Gamification to Experience Design is the focus of the new Gamification in Tourism book. For combining these concepts, Paul Bulencea and Roman Egger conceptualized the Memorable Experience Design (MED) framework drawing on a wide body of literature from design thinking, motivation theories, game design and positive… Read more »