Research

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis will be presenting 6 papers at the ENTER2018  eTourism Conference 

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis will be presenting 6 papers at the ENTER2018  eTourism Conference with recent graduates Yeyen Sinarta and Sharon Nyangwe as well as partners from Hong Kong Polytechnic University Professor Rob Law, Katerina Volchek, Dr Markus Schuckert and General Manager of Hotel Icon Hong Kong Richard Hatter. Looking forward to explore the latest eTourism innovations in Sweden https://enter2018.org/ ENTER2018 https://enter2018.org/ Sinarta, Y., Buhalis, D., 2018,… Read more »

Events organised by Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality

 Join Department of Tourism and Hospitality Bournemouth University for these events Events organised by Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Delighted to invite you to our events organised by Bournemouth University LONDON : BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Conference in partnership with Grange Hotels 1-2 February 2018 Grange City Hotel London https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourism/2018/01/11/bufusionconference/ See Brochure https://tinyurl.com/BUFusionTourismHospitality2018 Organised… Read more »

Dr Mike Short CBE Chief Scientific Advisor at Department for International Trade (DIT) will join the BU Fusion Tourism and Hospitality conference

Delighted to welcome Dr Mike Short, CBE, Chief Scientific Advisor at Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Bournemouth University Fusion Tourism and Hospitality conference in London. BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Conference in partnership with Grange Hotels 1-2 February 2018 Grange City Hotel London https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/tourism/2018/01/11/bufusionconference/ Brochure https://tinyurl.com/BUFusionTourismHospitality2018 Dr Mike Short CBE is Chief Scientific… Read more »

Bournemouth University Tourism & Hospitality Fusion Conference

Bournemouth University Tourism & Hospitality Fusion Conference Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd February 2018 Time: 10:00 – 18:00 Location: Grange City Hotel London, 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London EC3N 2BQ The Bournemouth University BU Tourism & Hospitality Fusion Conference will be held in London on the 1st  (Focus on Tourism) and 2nd (Focus on Hospitality) of February 2018 at 10am in partnership with… Read more »

Happy New Year 2018 and get involved with us

From all of us at Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Happy New Year ! Look forward to engage with you in one of our events ____________________________________________________________  BU Tourism and Hospitality Fusion Conference 1-2 February 2018 Grange City Hotel London http://ow.ly/vp4830hnQKG By Invitation Only  ____________________________________________________________  Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality Professional courses 28 Feb – 16 March… Read more »

Dr Tim Gale was quoted recently in the Times article about Travel firms duping buyers with bogus cheap deals.

Dr Tim Gale, was quoted recently in the Times article about Travel firms duping buyers with bogus cheap deals. Holidaymakers were warned to beware of sales tricks. Tim said: “These prompts create a sense of fear, panic and urgency in the buyer. A lot of the language is designed to prey on people’s fears of missing out… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence Enabled Customer Engagement: Using Chatbots (Airfestbot) at Bournemouth Air Festival

Artificial Intelligence Enabled Customer Engagement: Using Chatbots (Airfestbot) at Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth Air Festival – www.bournemouthair.co.uk attracts on average 1 million attendees over 3 days and recently awarded as national “Tourism Event of The Year 2015”(Bournemouthair, 2015) by Visit England. These attendees are a mix of residents and tourists who may need information or… Read more »

New paper Smart hospitality—Interconnectivity and interoperability towards an ecosystem, International Journal of Hospitality Management

Dimitrios Buhalis and Rosanna Leung 2018 Smart hospitality—Interconnectivity and interoperability towards an ecosystem, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Volume 71, April 2018, Pages 41–50 https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1WGIC-JjxXc3M https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2017.11.011   Highlights •Smart hotel model enables applications within hospitality ecosystem and sub-ecosystems interconnected and interoperable. •Integrated platform consolidates and aggregates historical data and external environment context to form hotel… Read more »

CHME 2018 Research Conference @ Bournemouth University 22–25 May 2018 – Call for papers, PhD workshop, Student papers

CHME 2018 Research Conference @ Bournemouth University 22–25 May 2018 www.bournemouth.ac.uk/CHME Provisional programme https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/sites/default/files/asset/document/CHME2018Programme.pdf CHME2018 Call for Papers Innovation in hospitality CHME2018 Undergraduate and Master’s student research conference  CHME2018 PhD workshop Research Publication Retreat Meet the Editor and Publish high impact papers Research publication retreat with Editors in Chief Deadline for submissions Friday 26 January 2018 BU’s… Read more »

New Paper: Martinez-Gonzalez, J., Lopez, E., Buhalis, D., 2017,  The loyalty of young residents in an island destination: An integrated model. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management

New Paper: Martinez-Gonzalez, J., Lopez, E., Buhalis, D., 2017,  The loyalty of young residents in an island destination: An integrated model. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management Vol.6(4), Pages 444-455 https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1WAuD_,51~BBfyw FREE ACCESS until 26 January 2018 Abstract This paper investigates the factors that influence the loyalty of young residents as tourists in their home destination in the… Read more »