Bournemouth University

Content, context, co-creation and other eTourism predictions for the next 20 years

This article by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Director eTourismLab appeared on Tnooz.com Predicting technology is a thankless task, as it changes dramatically. It becomes more complex when trying to apply it to the tourism and travel industry; an industry that is extremely volatile, fragmented and dynamic. Nevertheless at the eTourism Lab of Bournemouth University, the team… Read more »

VS-Games 2013 – 5th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications hosted at Bournemouth University

VS-Games 2013, the fifth outing of the International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications will be hosted at Bournemouth University, UK between the 11th and the 13th of September 2013. With the conference organized in previous years at locations such as Coventry (UK), Braga (Portugal), Athens (Greece) and Genoa (Italy), it will take place, for… Read more »

New PhD Project at BUeTourismLab to start in Sept 2012: Augmented Reality Gaming: A New Paradigm for Tourist Experience?

  Project Summary Gaming allows us to experience reality and can prepare and engage individuals for a future event. Smart phones make gaming part of everyday life and its potential to enhance a tourists experience represents a new industry frontier which this project will pioneer. Aim: to create a new industry paradigm by engaging tourists… Read more »

BU Tourism Futures Forum @ WTM2011

World Travel Market, ExCeL, London, Thursday 10th November 2011 – 14.00 to 16.00 Room: North Gallery Rooms 6&7 Seminar Details Chaired by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis <a href="http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourismBournemouth University tourism experts organise again the BU Tourism Futures Forum @ WTM2011 and engage leading tourism practitioners from around the world on an interactive discussion to examine the… Read more »

BU launches eTourism Lab

Bournemouth University is launching the eTourism Lab (eTL) at the World Travel Market 2011. This exciting new research Lab will explore cutting edge information and communication technologies, alongside e-based strategic management and marketing for the tourism and hospitality industries. The eTourism lab’s mission is to push back the barriers of knowledge on eTourism and through… Read more »