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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 »

Bournemouth University team presented at the GTMC conference at the Congress Centre in London

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality team presented the innovations and talent development we do for tourism, travel and hospitality management at the GTMC conference at the Congress Centre in London on the 6th of December. EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren was the Keynote speaker and discussed the airline competitiveness and the impacts of Brexit. The event… Read more »

Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards (BoHos) are open and Bournemouth University is the Educational partner 

Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards (BoHos) are open and Bournemouth University is the Educational partner  CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO LET YOUR GUESTS BE THE JUDGE? Entries for the 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards (BoHos) are open NOW and will run through to 31 January 2019.   The BoHo Awards recognise hotels for providing excellence in guest… Read more »

Dr Daisy Fan contributes to Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) panel discussion on “Over 50s Holiday Market Conference” in London

Dr Daisy Fan was invited to participate in a panel discussion on “Over 50s Holiday Market Conference” in London organized by Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). The panel session was about “Innovations for the over 50s”. Panellists shared their opinions regarding the innovation in service, IT and product design for this emerging market. Link:… Read more »

Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality 18 March – 22 March  2019

Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality 18 March – 22 March  2019 Department of Tourism and Hospitality Bournemouth University Information  https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/our-faculties/faculty-management/our-departments/department-tourism-hospitality/professional-development-courses Booking https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/professional-development-courses-for-tourism-hospitality-professionals-tickets-51803261951?_eboga=1715778101.1516471310 Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality professionals Our series of half-day courses will be delivered through interactive workshops and networking with leading academics and students. They will support managers, supervisors and their teams… Read more »

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is the Education Partner of the The Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards BoHo 2019 https://www.bohoawards.co.uk/

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is the Education Partner of the The Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards BoHo 2019 https://www.bohoawards.co.uk/ working closely with Boutique Hotel News @bohonews and GuestRevu @guestrevu The results will be presented at the Boutique Hotel Summit in June in London https://www.boutiquehotelsummit.com/ In a meeting at Bournemouth University, the BoHo Awards teams engaged postgraduate hospitality and… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is preparing for China to contribute to Smart Tourism : Emerging Global Digital Ecosystem at the 12th UNWTO / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Guilin, China

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is preparing for China to contribute to Smart Tourism : Emerging Global Digital Ecosystem at the 12th UNWTO / PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook Guilin, China Conference  The future of Tourism : Road to 2030 25-27 October 2018. People’s Government of Guilin of China, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)… Read more »