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Food and Drink students organise The Queens Birthday Party

Food and Drink students organise The Queens Birthday Party to celebrate Britishness The Food and Drink is addressing authenticity and is engaging students to a range of experiences See Dr Sean Beer introducing the event here  https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FBUSchoolOfTourism%2Fvideos%2F1509166495772371%2F&show_text=0&width=560

Dr Duncan Light interviewed about Dracula tourism on Radio New Zealand

Dr Duncan Light interviewed about Dracula tourism on Radio New Zealand For over 10 years Duncan Light has been studying the development of ‘Dracula tourism’ in Romania. He was recently interviewed about this subject on the “Nights” show on Radio New Zealand. You can hear the full interview here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=201843391   You can hear the full… Read more »

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector start at Bournemouth University

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector have started at Bournemouth University 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 innovation and best professional practice…. Read more »

Light, D. (2017) Progress in dark tourism and thanatourism research: An uneasy relationship with heritage tourism, Tourism Management, 61, 275-301

Light, D. (2017) Progress in dark tourism and thanatourism research: An uneasy relationship with heritage tourism, Tourism Management, 61, 275-301 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517717300092 This paper reviews academic research into dark tourism and thanatourism over the 1996e2016 period. The aims of this paper are threefold. First, it reviews the evolution of the concepts of dark tourism and thanatourism,… Read more »

Meeting the HE Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul Minister of Tourism for Thailand

Meeting the HE Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul Minister of Tourism for Thailand again was an incredibly emotional experience for Professor Buhalis Head of Department for Tourism and Hospitality Bournemouth University. Not only she is one of the most dynamic Tourism Ministers in the world I have ever met but she is incredibly effective and humble at the same time. … Read more »

New research Eric Tchouamou Njoya and Neelu Seetaram 2017, Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis,

Eric Tchouamou Njoya and Neelu Seetaram 2017,  Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis,  Journal of Travel Research, 1–12  doi.org/10.1177/0047287517700317 Abstract The aim of this article is to investigate the claim that tourism development can be the engine for poverty reduction in Kenya using a dynamic, microsimulation computable general equilibrium model…. Read more »

Building resilience in Research and Knowledge Exchange

Workshop: Building resilience in Research and Knowledge Exchange 27/4/17 Research & Enterprise Professor Heather Hartwell will be delivering a workshop on April 27th 2017 that will help participants gain insight into how it is possible to build resilience in the area of Research and Knowledge Exchange. This session will explore how it may be possible… Read more »

What hospital catering could learn from the prison system – BU published in the Conversation

What hospital catering could learn from the prison system – BU published in the Conversation BU research, Knowledge Exchange, Research communication Rachel Bowen Jeff Bray, Bournemouth University and Heather Hartwell, Bournemouth University Prisoners eat better than hospital patients in Britain. Our research found that prisoners consume around three times more calories than patients and their… Read more »

Be a Global BUddy Leader

Be a Global BUddy Leader Enjoy learning about different cultures, or keen to share your own culture with others? Being part of our Global BUddies programme will give you the opportunity to do all of that, and more. Our Global BUddies programme matches new students with current students, in small groups made up of different nationalities. As a group… Read more »