Research

new article published by Philipp Wassler and Ksenia Kirillova 2018, Hell is other people? An existential-phenomenological analysis of the local gaze in tourism

Philipp Wassler and Ksenia Kirillova 2018, Hell is other people? An existential-phenomenological analysis of the local gaze in tourism, Tourism Management, Volume 71, April 2019, Pages 116-126 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.005 Abstract The “Gaze” is a complex and overarching phenomenon comprised of diverse “Gazers” and “Gazees”. This paper adopts an existential-phenomenological perspective to understand tourists’ lived experiences of being gazed upon by local people. Based on… Read more »

BU Artificial Intelligence for Tourism and Hospitality – IFITTtalk Wednesday 28 November 2018

BU Artificial Intelligence for Tourism and Hospitality – IFITTtalk Wednesday 28 November 2018 – 09:00-17:00 FG06, Fusion, Bournemouth University, BH12 5BB, UK Chairs: Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Dr Nigel Williams eTourismLab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University – Supported by IFITT talks #BUeTourism #IFITT https://tinyurl.com/BU-IFITT-AI The (re) emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a service automation approach leveraging low… Read more »

KEYNOTE Professor Dimitrios Buhalis presentation on smart tourism congress Barcelona 22 Nov 2018

KEYNOTE Professor Dimitrios Buhalis presentation on smart tourism congress Barcelona 22 Nov 2018 How smart cities evolution is revolutionising smart tourism and how we reengineer the tourism industry of the future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEeA9jJpBMk&list=PLcghBmL0M2mE5zp_QeNybk9LAozw4iKtZ Based on Dimitrios Buhalis research and publications https://www.buhalis.com/publications/ In memory of great friend and eTourism pioneer Oriol Miralbell Izardll Izard who passed away… Read more »

new paper published  Volchek, K., Liu, A., Song, H., & Buhalis, D. (2018).  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 »

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 »

Professor Heather Hartwell research into large scale nutrition interventions to improve public health

Professor Heather Hartwell research into large scale nutrition interventions to improve public health Good nutrition and eating well is an important part of public health and can help stave off a number of age-related illnesses. Over the last twenty years, Bournemouth University’s Professor Heather Hartwell has been carrying out research into nutrition in the context… Read more »

International students on British drinking: ‘people don’t know when to stop’

International students on British drinking: ‘people don’t know when to stop’ Drinking to excess ‘expected’ part of university life New research published by  Thomas Thurnell-Read, Lecturer in Cultural Sociology, Loughborough University; Lorraine Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University, and Philip Long, Honorary Visiting Research Associate, Bournemouth University_______________________________________________________________________________________________ This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons… Read more »

GTMC and Bournemouth University join forces to promote business travel careers

GTMC and Bournemouth University join forces to promote business travel careers The GTMC and the Department of Tourism and Hospitality at Bournemouth University have today (24 September 2018) announced details of a ground-breaking partnership to highlight the career options open to students in the world of business travel. The tie-up will see the university’s acclaimed Department of Travel… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Smart Tourism presentation at the European Travel Commission Workshop in Vienna on Smart Tourism for destinations

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis delivered a keynote Smart Tourism and the importance of networks for destinations presentation at the European Travel Commission Workshop in Vienna. Professor Buhalis explained how eTourism evolved in the last 30 years and explained some of his research that was published in as early as in 1993 and is still relevant (Buhalis, D., 1993,… Read more »