social media

Free access paper on ‘Social media and recruitment in tourism and hospitality’

New paper by Adele Ladkin and Dimitrios Buhalis in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Highly Commended Paper available with 2017 Literati Awards FREE access   Adele Ladkin, Dimitrios Buhalis, (2016) “Online and social media recruitment: Hospitality employer and prospective employee considerations”, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 28 Issue: 2, pp.327-345,

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 »

New paper: Williams, N., Inversini, A., Ferdinand, N., Buhalis, D., 2017. Destination eWOM: A macro and meso network approach?

Destination eWOM: A macro and meso network approach? Highlights • Destination eWOM network structure remains unchanged despite scale significant growth. • Meso (community) level hubs act as global information senders and receivers. • Hub roles evolve over time. • Discourse within destination eWOM networks can fluctuate from year to year. Abstract The purpose of this… Read more »

ESRC Festival of Social Science 2013. Social Media: ‘Make or Break Your Reputation’

  On Friday November 8th, 2013, as part of ESRC Festival of Social Science 2013, Bournemouth University eTourismLab will host an interactive seminar titled Social Media: “Make or Break Your Reputation”. By inviting students and professionals from tourism, hospitality, marketing and technology field, this event will promote social science by exploring how using a social science… Read more »

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

This article by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Director eTourismLab appeared on 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 »

John Fotis of the eTourism Lab Bournemouth University presenting in Greece’s leading tourism conference

John Fotis of the eTourism Lab Bournemouth University addressing the SETE conference in Athens. New forms of tourism marketing, social media and strategic responses   Very honored to deliver a keynote presentation in Athens, and be among a number of distinguished speakers, during the 11th annual “Tourism & Development” conference organized by the Association… 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 »