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Our MSc students volunteer and attend the Opportunity 2019 Conference: Revenue Management and the Connected Customer https://www.opportunity2019.co.uk/ in London.

It was a great pleasure and experience to volunteer with my colleagues for the Opportunity 2019 Conference: Revenue Management and the Connected Customer https://www.opportunity2019.co.uk/ in London. The attendees of the one day conference mainly consist of revenue managers as well as CEOs and Founders of start-up companies. The annual conference is one of the well-attended… Read more »

International students on British drinking: ‘people don’t know when to stop’

International students on British drinking: ‘people don’t know when to stop’ Drinking to excess ‘expected’ part of university life New research published by  Thomas Thurnell-Read, Lecturer in Cultural Sociology, Loughborough University; Lorraine Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University, and Philip Long, Honorary Visiting Research Associate, Bournemouth University_______________________________________________________________________________________________ This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons… Read more »

GTMC and Bournemouth University join forces to promote business travel careers

GTMC and Bournemouth University join forces to promote business travel careers The GTMC and the Department of Tourism and Hospitality at Bournemouth University have today (24 September 2018) announced details of a ground-breaking partnership to highlight the career options open to students in the world of business travel. The tie-up will see the university’s acclaimed Department of Travel… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Smart Tourism presentation at the European Travel Commission Workshop in Vienna on Smart Tourism for destinations

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis delivered a keynote Smart Tourism and the importance of networks for destinations presentation at the European Travel Commission Workshop in Vienna. Professor Buhalis explained how eTourism evolved in the last 30 years and explained some of his research that was published in as early as in 1993 and is still relevant (Buhalis, D., 1993,… Read more »

BU Artificial Intelligence for Tourism and Hospitality – IFITTtalk

BU Artificial Intelligence for Tourism and Hospitality – IFITTtalk Wednesday 28 November 2018 – 09:00-17:00 FG06, Fusion, Bournemouth University, BH12 5BB, UK Chairs: Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Dr Nigel Williams eTourismLab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University – Supported by IFITT talks #BUeTourism #IFITT  https://tinyurl.com/BU-IFITT-AI The (re) emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a service automation approach leveraging low cost… Read more »

first confirmed invited speakers for the Travel and Tourism Research Association 2019 Conference 8-10 April 2019, TTRAEurope2019

Pleased to announce the first confirmed invited speakers for the Travel and Tourism Research Association 2019 Conference 8-10 April 2019, TTRAEurope2019 @ Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Tourism in the era of connectivity www.bournemouth.ac.uk/TTRA Submit papers for the conference    https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ttraeurope2019   Associate Professor Luisa Andreu Department of Marketing, Faculty of Economics, University of Valencia, Spain. Luisa… Read more »

New VegPlus project starts in Santa Catarina, Brazil

Heather Hartwell and Jeff Bray with the VegPlus team start VegPlus_Project in Santa Catarina, #Brazil   Project is looking at the best practice of vegetable supply to address Brazil’s Food and Nutrition Security challenges of poor diet and sustainability.  

Guest presentation Strategic tourism planning in practice: the case of Porto, Portugal Tuesday, 24 April, 3-4pm, F108  Dr. Carla Pinto Cardoso, Portuguese Catholic University

Guest presentation Strategic tourism planning in practice: the case of Porto, Portugal Tuesday, 24 April, 3-4pm, F108  Dr. Carla Pinto Cardoso, Portuguese Catholic University Porto, the second largest city of Portugal, is increasingly becoming an important European tourism destination. In 2017, after the 9th consecutive year of above-average growth, the city enjoyed its best performance ever in terms… Read more »

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 »

#BUProud – Harry Champion from Bournemouth University named Young Guns 2018 winner

Harry Champion from Bournemouth University named Young Guns 2018 winner Young Guns 2018 winners revealed    https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/522633/young-guns-2018-winners-revealed Harry Champion from Bournemouth University and Mia Jorjikia from Oxford Brookes University have been named as the Young Guns of 2018. The two students, who are both studying International Hospitality Management, were awarded the accolade by the Council for Hospitality… Read more »