Research

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis addressed the World Tourism Organization Forum: Facing the Demographic Challenge Through Tourism and Innovation in Segovia, Spain, 26 March 2019.

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis addressed the World Tourism Organization Forum: Facing the Demographic Challenge Through Tourism and Innovation in Segovia, Spain, 26 March 2019. The meeting was opened by the Prime Minister of Spain, HE  Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government of Spain and Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Professor Buhalis contributed to the Round Table focused… Read more »

Dr Anya Chapman @ Cafe Scientifique 7th May at 19:30 – Pier Review: What does the future hold for British Seaside Piers?

Dr Anya Chapman @ Cafe Scientifique Pier Review: What does the future hold for British Seaside Piers? 7th May from 7:30pm until 9pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at Café Boscanova, Boscombe BU research, Events, Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team, Public engagement ballen Café Scientifique takes place on the first Tuesday evening of the month at Café Boscanova Enjoy listening to a short talk before engaging… Read more »

Bournemouth University supports the SEA CHANGE Conference

Dr Anya Chapman and Dr Duncan Light from Bournemouth University’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality have been extensively involved in the development and organisation of the SEA CHANGE Conference taking place 4-6 September 2019 at Blackpool. Managing the challenge of protecting coastal heritage in the face of climate change – Blackpool, 4th – 6th https://wmf.org.uk/events/sea-change-conference/ SEA… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis edited Special Issue: Smart tourism and competitive advantage for stakeholders with Chulmo Koo and Luiz Mendes-Filho

Latest Tourism Review issue Vol.74(1) 2019, Special Issue: Smart tourism and competitive advantage for stakeholders Editor(s): Chulmo Koo, Luiz Mendes-Filho and Dimitrios Buhalis In Memory of Oriol Miralbell https://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/tr/74/1 Guest editorial Smart tourism and competitive advantage for stakeholders Chulmo Koo, Luiz Mendes-Filho, Dimitrios Buhalis (pp. 1 – 4) PDF (66 KB) Tourism information technology research trends: 1990-2016 Yulan Yuan, Yuen-Hsien Tseng, Chaang-Iuan Ho (pp. 5 – 19) Keywords: Bibliographic coupling analysis, Bibliometric approach, Computer-assisted… Read more »

Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality

18 March – 22 March  2019 Bournemouth University Professional development courses for tourism & hospitality https://tinyurl.com/BUProfessionalCourses Join Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality to learn how you can develop your potential and competitiveness through managing your staff, developing your product and service, understanding your customers and using digital marketing. You will also have access to… Read more »

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 »