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Register for TTRAEurope2019, Tourism in the era of connectivity, 

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality, 8-10 April 2019 Early bird registration until end of February Information  www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ttra  Register https://ttra2019.eventbrite.co.uk/ Provisional programme https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/sites/default/files/asset/document/TTRA2019vs13Feb2018.pdf

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is the academic partner for this year’s Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is the academic partner for this year’s Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards #BoHoAwards, which recognise excellence in guest experiences based on real guest feedback. Find out more and enter now: https://www.bohoawards.co.uk/               #hospitality #guestfeedback #guestexperience #experience #tourism #awards

Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality

18 March – 22 March  2019 Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality https://tinyurl.com/BUProfessionalCourses Join Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality to learn how you can develop your potential and competitiveness through managing your staff, developing your product and service, understanding your customers and using digital marketing. You will also have access to… Read more »

Join us for the Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit in London 7-8 February 2019

Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Thursday, 7 February 2019 at 09:00 – Friday, 8 February 2019 at 18:00 (GMT) London, United Kingdom Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Summit https://butourismhospitalityfusion2019.eventbrite.co.uk Thursday 7th and Friday 8th February 2019, 10:00-18:00 Grange City Hotel, London 8-14 Cooper’s Row, EC3N 2BQ (Metro: Tower… Read more »

New Paper Published – Forecasting tourist arrivals at attractions: Search engine empowered methodologies.

New Paper Published – Volchek, K., Liu, A., Song, H., Buhalis, D. (2018). Forecasting tourist arrivals at attractions: Search engine empowered methodologies. Tourism Economics. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354816618811558 Abstract Tourist decision to visit attractions is a complex process influenced by multiple factors of individual context. This study investigates how the accuracy of tourism demand forecasting can be improved at… Read more »

Jamie-Lee Abtar: from BU MSc Tourism Marketing Management graduate in 2009 to Business Development Manager for the UK Chapter of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation

From Bournemouth University MSc Tourism Marketing Management graduate in 2009 to Business Development Manager for the UK Chapter of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation. Growing up on the island of Barbados inspired Bournemouth University graduate Jamie-Lee Abtar to follow a career in travel marketing. Jamie-Lee started her working life greeting new arrivals at Barbados airport. This… Read more »

New paper published Viachaslau Filimonau and Delysia A.De Coteau 2019 Food waste management in hospitality operations: A critical review,

New paper published Viachaslau Filimonau and Delysia A.De Coteau 2019 Food waste management in hospitality operations: A critical review, Tourism Management Volume 71, April 2019, Pages 234-245 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.009 Abstract Hospitality food waste represents a significant societal challenge. It is however under-researched with most studies approaching the issue from the perspective of sustainable agriculture and environmental, rather than hospitality, management. Given the specificity of hospitality… Read more »