People

Director of the BU eTourism Lab

  • Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis

    Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is a Strategic Management and Marketing expert with specialisation in Technology and Tourism.

Academic Members

  • Professor Adele Ladkin

    Professor Adele Ladkin is a specialist in tourism human resources in the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Alessandro Inversini

    Dr Alessandro Inversini is a Lecturer in Marketing and Media Communication for Events and Leisure  in the Faculty of Management of Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Barbara Neuhofer

    Dr Barbara Neuhofer is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Management, with a research focus on tourist experiences, co-creation and technology.
  • Dr Philip Alford

    Dr Philip Alford is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality Marketing in the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Miguel Moital

    Dr. Miguel Moital is a Senior Lecturer in Events Management in the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Christos Gatzidis

    Dr. Christos Gatzidis is Senior Lecturer in Creative Technology at Bournemouth University (School Of Design, Engineering And Computing).
  • Professor Janet Dickinson

    Professor Janet Dickinson is a Professor in Tourism with a specialist interest in travel and transport at the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Feifei Xu

    Dr Feifei Xu is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management with a specialist interest in nature tourism and sustainable tourism at the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Giampaolo Viglia

    Dr Giampaolo Viglia is a Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management at the Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK. His main research interests lie in the area of dynamic pricing and online reviews.

PhD Researchers and MSc Students

  • Kim Boes

    Kim is a PhD researcher at the eTourismLab at Bournemouth University, UK, researching Smart Tourism Destinations.
  • Devora Fileva

    Devora is a MSc student in Tourism Management and Marketing at Bournemouth University, UK, writing her dissertation about “Theming the Experience – Tourism Routes”.
  • Carmen Martins

    Carmen is a PhD researcher at the eTourismLab at Bournemouth University, UK, researching Innovation in Alternative Tourism.
  • Ekaterina Volchek

    Ekaterina Volchek is MSc student at the Faculty of Management at Bournemouth University, UK, researching Marketing Attribution.
  • MeiKun Loi

    MeiKun is a PhD Researcher at the eTourism Lab at Bournemouth University, UK, researching the role of eWOM in Online Reputation in a Tourism Context.
  • Jessika Weber

    Jessika is a PhD Researcher at the eTourism Lab at Bournemouth University, UK, researching the Augmented Reality Gaming as a new paradigm of the tourist experience.
  • Philip James

    Phil is Researcher in eTourism at Bournemouth University, UK, researching to understand how Active Seniors’ engage with online media in their holiday purchases.
  • Frances Tscheu

    Frances is MSc student at the Faculty of Management at Bournemouth University, UK, researching Augmented Reality
  • Tassos Chatzigrigoriou

    Tassos is eTourism Researcher at Bournemouth University, UK, researching the spiritual and cultural route of the Holy Grail

 

Visiting Academics

  • Dr Rodolfo Baggio

    Dr Rodolfo Baggio is a Visiting Professor from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy lecturing at Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Dr Nao Li

    Dr Nao Li is a Visiting Researcher from the Institute of Tourism, Beijing Union University, China, researching agent-based simulation modeling of visitor recreational behaviours in attractions.

Affiliate Members

  • Dr John Fotis

    Dr John Fotis is a former PhD Researcher at the eTourismLab, researching social media and consumer behaviour and works now as Director at NovusMind Ltd a business consulting company.
  • Nicolas Gregori

    Nicolas is a former Researcher at the eTourismLab, researching Social Media and the Service of Now and now works in e-marketing in the tourism industry.
  • Dr. Andrew Spencer

    Dr. Andrew Spencer is a former PhD Researcher at the eTourismLab researching technology adoption and is now Director, Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management, Bahamas.
  • Dr. Ivana Rihova

    Dr. Ivana Rihova is a former PhD Researcher at the eTourismLab, researching co-creation in the event experience and is now Lecturer at the School of Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.
  • Soultana Symeonidou

    Soultana is a former Researcher in eTourism at Bournemouth University, UK, working on the FP7 Project.
  • Georgina Sekadakis

    Georgina is a former member of the eTourismlab and finished her MSc at Bournemouth University, UK. She is now working in the hospitality industry where she manages online marketing and customer relationships.
  • Dr Zornitza Yovcheva

    Dr Zornitza Yovcheva is a former PhD Researcher at the eTourismLab at Bournemouth University, UK, researching Augmented Reality and smartphones. She is now working as a User Experience Insight Analyst at we are experience.
  • Luca Smiroldo

    Luca is a former Researcher in eTourism at Bournemouth University, UK, and is now  ‎Associate Director of Recruiting MBA at Hult International Business School.
  • Kristin Scheibel

    Kristin is a former MSc Student in Tourism Management and Marketing at Bournemouth University, UK, writing her dissertation about ‘The role of travel review websites in Tourists’ Trip Planning Behaviour’.
  • Ramona Wagner

    Ramona is a former MSc Student in Tourism Management and Marketing at Bournemouth University, UK, writing her dissertation about the benchmark of e-destinations. She now works as Programmes Director at SE1 Media.
  • Marie-Kristin Foerste

    Marie is a former MSc Student in Tourism Management and Marketing at Bournemouth University, researching SoCoMo marketing. She was also doing a placement as a marketing officer at IFITT.
  • Liz Bouten

    Liz Bouten is a former Bachelor student at the NHTV University of Applied Sciences in Breda and member of the eTourismLab conducting a research project on social media for conferences for IFITT. She now works as Sales Support Medewerker at Leisure Port.
  • Aditya Amaranggana

    Aditya Amaranggana is a former member of the eTourismLab and did a placement with IFITT on social media marketing activities. She conducts research on Smart Tourism Cities and has started an internship at the UNWTO in Madrid.