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 »
Smart tourism destinations: ecosystems for tourism destination competitiveness
Kim Boes , Dimitrios Buhalis , Alessandro Inversini (pp. 108 – 124)
International Journal of Tourism Cities
Volume 2 Issue 2
Type: Research paper
Keywords: ICT , Tourism competitiveness , Smart city , Smart tourism destination
BU eTourismLab members latest research in eTourism, Smartness, Information and Communication Technologies for Tourism an other topics. BOOKS JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH PAPERS
Watch the most significant workshops, presentations and interviews in eTourism and Smart Tourism produced by Bournemouth University eTourism Lab members
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 »
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 »
Congratulations to Professor Dimitrios Buhalis who has been recently appointed Head of Tourism and Hospitality in the Faculty of Management of Bournemouth University!
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!