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New Research : Serious games and the gamification of tourism

Feifei Xu Dimitrios Buhalis Jessika Weber 2017 , Serious games and the gamification of tourism Tourism Management Volume 60, June 2017, Pages 244–256 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.11.020 Highlights •A systematic review of the concept of gamification. • Identified extrinsic and intrinsic motivational gaming elements that contribute to a meaningful gamification. •Discussed the application of gamification in tourism with case practices. Abstract Gamification has… Read more »

New Research : Wellness, tourism and small business development in a UK coastal resort: Public engagement in practice

Stephen J. Pagea, , , Heather Hartwellb, Nick Johnsb, Alan Fyallc, Adele Ladkinb, Ann Hemingwayd  2017 Case study: Wellness, tourism and small business development in a UK coastal resort: Public engagement in practice  Tourism Management Volume 60, June 2017, Pages 466–477 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.12.014 Highlights •Discusses tourism,well-being and public engagement. •Examines value of well-being for tourism business and local community. •Action research study located… Read more »

Join us at Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality in the next few weeks – Free events !

Join us at Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality in the next few weeks – Free events !  NEW EVENTS: https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourism/events/ Tuesday 21st February 11:00-13:00 Cobham lecture theatre.Captain Scott Bateman MBE MCMI GCGI Cert Mgt British Airways Global Air Transportation Challenges, Opportunities and Trends https://www.facebook.com/events/110965546080609/ Wednesday 22 February 18.30 – 21.00 KG03, Talbot Campus of… Read more »

Derek Robbins contributes to the independent transport commission Winter Discussion Evening

INDEPENDENT TRANSPORT COMMISSION Britain’s independent research charity for transport and land use policy www.independenttransportcommission.org.uk   ITC Winter Discussion Evening Tuesday 21st February 2017 AGENDA What will be the impacts of rising levels of tourism on UK transport?   18:15 – 18:40              Registration and welcome drinks 18:40 – 18:45              Welcome and Introduction: Dr Matthew… Read more »

Smart Tourism Workshop @eTourism Lab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University

Smart Tourism Workshop @eTourism Lab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University Wednesday 22 March 2017 http://ow.ly/t1lv308H73R Smart Tourism Workshop – Fusion Building FG06 @eTourism Lab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University Wednesday 22 March 2017 – 10:00-17:00 Fusion, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus BH12 5BB, UK Supported by Digital Town Smart tourism is changing… Read more »

Sarah Price a Bournemouth University PhD student has been awarded the best PhD paper at the conference of the European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE).

A Bournemouth University PhD student has been awarded the best PhD paper at the conference of the European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE). Sarah Price presented her research on the European project FoodSMART, an innovative technical menu solution that enables informed consumer choice when eating out. It takes into account individual characteristics, such as… Read more »

Dr Vanessa Mello-Rodrigues joins as Post-Doc Researcher on VeggiEAT Project

welcome to our new post-doc on the VeggiEAT project Dr Vanessa Mello-Rodrigues. Vanessa is a Registered Nutritionist and holds both a Ph.D. and Master degree in Nutrition from Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Vanessa’s research interests are mainly related to policy aspects of health promotion and nutrition, with attention to the prevention of childhood… Read more »

Bournemouth University Hospitality Students help The Savoy Hotel London during their consultancy projects

The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel says about our Hospitality students We were blown away yesterday at Bournemouth University by four incredible students; Alex, Ben, Elliot and Joe, who professionally delivered their consultancy project presentation to our executive committee. Six months ago we got involved with Bournemouth University by offering a project brief regarding our hotel… Read more »