Alumni News

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is preparing for China to contribute to Smart Tourism : Emerging Global Digital Ecosystem at the 12th UNWTO / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Guilin, China

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is preparing for China to contribute to Smart Tourism : Emerging Global Digital Ecosystem at the 12th UNWTO / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Guilin, China Conference  The future of Tourism : Road to 2030 25-27 October 2018. People’s Government of Guilin of China, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)… Read more »

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Celebrates World Tourism Day with a photo competition

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Celebrates World Tourism Day with a photo competition “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). To celebrate this important date in our industry and to support this theme of the year, we would like to go for something SMART and… Read more »

one week to CHME2018 – THE Hospitality conference of the year at Bournemouth University 22-25 May

Colleagues  one week to CHME2018 – THE Hospitality conference of the year at Bournemouth University 22-25 May  22-25 May 2018 Council for Hospitality Management Education CHME 2018 Conference at Bournemouth University http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/CHME 22 invited speakers from all over the world  60 papers in 5 main themes and 12 subthemes  Hospitality Management Learning, Teaching, and Assessment in Hospitality… Read more »

Pleased to see BU Alumnus Andrew Foulkes among the six new Master Innholders

BU Alumnus Andrew Foulkes, is the new hotel general manager, Emily Estate and Hadspen House (currently under development) in Somerset. Until earlier this month, he was general manager at the Abbey hotel, Bath   https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/523640/sally-beck-and-andrew-foulkes-among-six-new-master-innholders?utm_source=TheCaterer&utm_campaign=hotels  

Matt Symonds Regional Managing Director for CH&Co, supports smarter eating app project FoodSMART

Matt Symonds Regional Managing Director for CH&Co, supports smarter eating app project FoodSMART Matt Symonds (pictured second from  right), an International Hospitality Management alumnus, is Regional Managing Director for CH&Co, which provides the catering at more than 700 locations across the UK and holds a Royal Warrant for catering services to HM Queen. Matt, who graduated in 2001 and whose… Read more »

Dr Philip Alford contributes to The Future of Tourism in Post-Brexit Britain: Exploring Opportunities and Meeting Challenges at National and Local Levels

Dr Philip Alford contributes to The Future of Tourism in Post-Brexit Britain: Exploring Opportunities and Meeting Challenges at National and Local Levels Date: Tuesday 20th March 2018 Time: 10:15am — 4:30pm Venue: Grange Wellington Hotel http://www.publicpolicyexchange.co.uk/events/IC20-PPE Key Speakers Kurt Janson, Director, Tourism Alliance Kathyrn Davis, Head of Tourism Affairs, Visit Bristol Professor John Swarbrooke, Associate… Read more »

Join the STEEP Workshops & Kickstart Days on Wednesday 14th March

Join the STEEP Workshops & Kickstart Days on Wednesday 14th March – Book here   Delivered by industry professionals, our STEEP workshops are designed specifically for you – our Faculty of Management students. The graduate job market is hugely competitive and your CV needs to stand out from the crowd and properly showcase your skills. In liaison with… Read more »

Bournemouth University ranked 8th In the new QS World University Rankings for Hospitality & Leisure Management  https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2018/hospitality-leisure-management 

Bournemouth University ranked 8th In the new QS World University Rankings for Hospitality & Leisure Management https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2018/hospitality-leisure-management 

Tourism alumni passed on career advice to final year students during the BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion conference held in London

Tourism alumni passed on career advice to final year students during the BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion conference held in London Eight alumni joined the final session at the first of a two-day BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Conference. They joined a panel-style session on their early career experiences, before networking with students on their… Read more »

Join the Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Professional courses 28 February – 16 March 2018

Join the Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Professional courses 28 February – 16 March 2018 Course details – www.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourism-hospitality-shortcourses Bookings https://tourismandhospitalitycoursesbu.eventbrite.co.uk/ Brochure https://tinyurl.com/BUTHProfessionalCourses Book course tickets In the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, we pride ourselves on the cutting edge knowledge and professional excellence we cultivate. The combination of staff expertise and enthusiasm, knowledge excellence… Read more »