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Festival of Learning – authenticity of food –

Beer on beer, or at least Food and Drink 18:30-20:00 pm Tuesday 11th July, Book online at www.bournemouth.ac.uk/fol This morning Dr Sean Beer joined other colleague to discuss the up and coming Bournemouth University Festival of Learning.  Sean’s event focuses on his work looking at the authenticity of food.   The event will take you on a journey… Read more »

International Placements for BU Department of Tourism and Hospitality

Very proud of the International Placements for BU Department of Tourism and Hospitality * 8Hotels Boutique Hotel Co. as Operations Intern (Melbourne, Aus.) 8Hotels Boutique Hotel Co. Australia * MCI – Brussels Office in Events Department MCI – Brussels Office Belgium * MCI – Brussels Office in Delegate Management Team MCI – Brussels Office Belgium *… Read more »

Professor Adam Blake opening the 6th IATE2017 conference

Professor Adam Blake President of the International Association for Tourism Economics is opening the 6th IATE2017  conference at the Center for Advanced Studies in Tourism – CAST, and the Department of Economics, University of Bologna, at the Campus of Rimini, Italy.  

Smart Tourism and Agile Destination Management – Festival of Learning

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 Tuesday 11 July 2017 10:00 – 17:00 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… Read more »

Education, eEducation and eLearning one of the topics discussed at the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University

Education, eEducation and eLearning one of the topics discussed at the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University, 4-6th September 2017 Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy ABSTRACTS DEADLINE 30 JUNE Track chair: Daisy Fan Bournemouth University and Hanqin Zhang Qiu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Constant Internet developments and heavy usage of social media… Read more »

Profs Ladkin and Buhalis paper awarded The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Literati Awards

Very proud that that our paper 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, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-05-2014-0218 is The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Literati Awards FREE access on http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJCHM-05-2014-0218   Adele Ladkin (School of Tourism, Bournemouth University,… Read more »

New Article on Tourism Destination Word of Mouth

New Article on Tourism Destination Word of Mouth  : Williams, N., Inversini; A., Buhalis, D., Ferdinand, N., 2017 Destination eWOM drivers and characteristics, Annals of Tourism Research 64 (2017) 87–101  DOWNLOAD FOR FREE http://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.02.007 Destination eWOM: A macro and meso network approach? Nigel L. Williamsa, , , Alessandro Inversinib, Nicole Ferdinandc, Dimitrios Buhalisd  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.02.007  Highlights •Destination eWOM network structure remains unchanged despite scale… 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 »