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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 »

BU is glad to support the Dusit Gracious Hospitality and Tourism International Conference 2017 Wednesday 29th November to 2nd December 2017 Dusit Thani College Bangkok Thailand 

Dusit Gracious Hospitality and Tourism International Conference 2017 Wednesday 29th November to 2nd December 2017 Dusit Thani College Location Dusit Princess Srinakarin Hotel, Bangkok Thailand http://dusitconference.com/ Very pleased to co Chair the Dusit Gracious Hospitality and Tourism International Conference 2017 Bangkok Thailand with Dusit Thani College President Dr Sarote Phornprapha. See the amazing programme http://dusitconference.com/programme/ and fantastic speakers http://dusitconference.com/speaker-profile/ Join us – register on https://www.zipeventapp.com/e/Gracious-Hospitality-and-Tourism-Conference… Read more »

Exciting Conferences and Events to debate the global future of tourism and hospitality.

Really excited with a range of events we organise to facilitate global cocreation and knowledge development. Call for papers and presentations are out. Join us and be part of the debate for the global future of tourism and hospitality. SMART TOURISM : Big data, artificial intelligence and robotics revolutions  Wednesday 8 November 2017 SMART TOURISM… Read more »

Professor Adam Blake, Bournemouth University to contribute to Great British Tourism – Brexit and Beyond Policy-UK Forum

Professor Adam Blake, Bournemouth University to contribute to Great British Tourism – Brexit and Beyond Policy-UK Forum Great British Tourism – Brexit and Beyond Maintaining the UK’s Competitive Edge and Supporting Local Visitor Economies Policy-UK Forum: Thursday, 19th October 2017, 08:30 – 13.00, Central London [ Book your place here ] | [ View website ]… Read more »