Research

Profs Ladkin and Buhalis paper awarded The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Literati Awards

Very proud that that our paper Adele Ladkin, Dimitrios Buhalis, (2016) “Online and social media recruitment: Hospitality employer and prospective employee considerations”, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 28 Issue: 2, pp.327-345, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-05-2014-0218 is The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Literati Awards FREE access on http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJCHM-05-2014-0218   Adele Ladkin (School of Tourism, Bournemouth University,… Read more »

Dr Anya Chapman celebrates 200 years of the British Seaside Pier

Dr Anya Chapman recently presented a paper entitled ‘Celebrating 200 years of the British Seaside Pier’ at the ‘Beside the Seaside’ conference in Scarborough. The conference was hosted by the Seaside Heritage Network, which Anya is a founding member of.  In her presentation, Anya looked at the historic development of British seaside pleasure piers, from… Read more »

Smart Tourism and Hospitality SEMINAR@SHTM School of Hotel & Tourism Management – PolyU Hong Kong Polytechnic University by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Bournemouth University

Smart Tourism and Hospitality SEMINAR@SHTM School of Hotel & Tourism Management –  PolyU Hong Kong Polytechnic University  by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality  Dear Colleagues, RSs, D.HTM and MSc Students,  You are cordially invited to attend a seminar presented by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, with details as follows:  Friday 2 June 2017 – 11:00am – 12:00 Room:… Read more »

PROVISIONAL programme for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University, 4-6th September 2017 Visitor Economy

PROVISIONAL programme for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University,  4-6th September 2017  Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy Register on https://thevisitorseconomy.eventbrite.com The conference has attracted a very large number of abstracts and due to public demand we will extend the deadline  Look forward to welcome you to Bournemouth University  Adam Blake, Neelu Seetaram, Dimitrios Buhalis Provisional Programme… Read more »

New Article on Tourism Destination Word of Mouth

New Article on Tourism Destination Word of Mouth  : Williams, N., Inversini; A., Buhalis, D., Ferdinand, N., 2017 Destination eWOM drivers and characteristics, Annals of Tourism Research 64 (2017) 87–101  DOWNLOAD FOR FREE http://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.02.007 Destination eWOM: A macro and meso network approach? Nigel L. Williamsa, , , Alessandro Inversinib, Nicole Ferdinandc, Dimitrios Buhalisd  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.02.007  Highlights •Destination eWOM network structure remains unchanged despite scale… Read more »

Bournemouth University is a proud partner of INVTUR2017 Conference at the University of Aveiro Portugal

Bournemouth University is a proud partner of INVTUR2017 Conference at the University of Aveiro Portugal International conference- Co-creating the future of tourism University of Aveiro, Portugal May 17th – 19th, 2017 https://www.ua.pt/invtur/# Professor Dimitrios Buhalis is cochair of the conference, Professor Adele Ladkin is Keynote and Yeyen Sinatra is Social Media Champion  Follow #INVTUR #UnivAveiro Universidade… Read more »

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017 http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy Register on https://thevisitorseconomy.eventbrite.com Conference topics The visitor economy includes all activities which contribute to visitors experiences. At the core are the components of the tourism product, such as accommodation, food, restaurants, transport and attractions. The concept, however, is much… Read more »

Dr Duncan Light interviewed about Dracula tourism on Radio New Zealand

Dr Duncan Light interviewed about Dracula tourism on Radio New Zealand For over 10 years Duncan Light has been studying the development of ‘Dracula tourism’ in Romania. He was recently interviewed about this subject on the “Nights” show on Radio New Zealand. You can hear the full interview here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=201843391   You can hear the full… Read more »

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector at Bournemouth University May 9 – 18

Professional Development Courses for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector at Bournemouth University May 9 – 18 https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/events/professional-development-courses-tourism-hospitality-sector Bookings:  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bournemouthuniversity  Book now In the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, we pride ourselves on the cutting edge knowledge and professional excellence we cultivate. The combination of staff expertise and enthusiasm, knowledge excellence and co-creation with industry, generate… Read more »