Alumni News

Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management, Bournemouth University Festival of Learning Tuesday 11 July 2017 10:00 – 17:00

Bournemouth University Festival of Learning 2017 Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management https://smart-tourism-and-agile-destination-management.eventbrite.co.uk Bookings on https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/366208 eTourismLab, Bournemouth University, Share Lecture Theatre, Talbot Campus, BH12 5BB The internet of things, big data, wearable technology and augmented reality are just a handful of the technological innovations driving change in our business and personal lives. To stay competitive,… Read more »

Bournemouth University hospitality graduate Andrew Foulkes General Manager of the Abbey Hotel in Bath, wins the Manager of the Year award at this year’s Cateys.

Bournemouth University hospitality graduate Andrew Foulkes General Manager of the Abbey Hotel in Bath, wins the Manager of the Year award at this year’s Cateys. At a spectacularly glamorous awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London, General Manager of the Abbey Hotel in Bath, Andrew Foulkes, won the Manager of the Year award at this year’s Cateys. Casting… Read more »

Dr Anya Chapman celebrates 200 years of the British Seaside Pier

Dr Anya Chapman recently presented a paper entitled ‘Celebrating 200 years of the British Seaside Pier’ at the ‘Beside the Seaside’ conference in Scarborough. The conference was hosted by the Seaside Heritage Network, which Anya is a founding member of.  In her presentation, Anya looked at the historic development of British seaside pleasure piers, from… Read more »

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017 http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy Register on https://thevisitorseconomy.eventbrite.com Conference topics The visitor economy includes all activities which contribute to visitors experiences. At the core are the components of the tourism product, such as accommodation, food, restaurants, transport and attractions. The concept, however, is much… Read more »

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector at Bournemouth University May 9 – 18

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector at Bournemouth University May 9 – 18 https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/events/professional-development-courses-tourism-hospitality-sector Bookings:  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bournemouthuniversity  Book now 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 and co-creation with industry, generate… Read more »

Global Festival of Learning ASEAN 2017 in Jakarta Indonesia 27th & 28th March and Penang Malaysia 30th & 31st March

 Bournemouth University Global Festival of Learning ASEAN 2017 Indonesia – Jakarta: Monday 27th March at Binus University  & Tuesday 28th March at Hotel Mulia Jakarta  Malaysia – Penang : Thursday 30th Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Penang  & Friday 31st March Hotel Jen Penang The Global Festival of Learning is our way of celebrating learning and knowledge. Although this is only… Read more »

Bournemouth University Hospitality Conference 2017 The Savoy Hotel London

Bournemouth University Hospitality Conference 2017 The Savoy Hotel London – Friday 3rd February 2017 ‘Achieving commercial excellence: refining your growth strategy’ Organised by Simon Thomas – By invitation only  10:00                          Arrival and Refreshments 10:20                         Introduction and Welcome                                    Prof… Read more »

Nominate in the Bournemouth University Alumni Awards

  BU has a huge network of successful alumni living all over the world – and we’re asking for your help to nominate them for a 2017 Alumni Award, supported by the British Council and Education UK.   These awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate our alumni’s outstanding achievements.   Winners and finalists are… Read more »