Research

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 »

new article Philip Long The parallel worlds of tourism destination management and the creative industries: exchanging knowledge, theory and practice

The parallel worlds of tourism destination management and the creative industries: exchanging knowledge, theory and practice Philip Long, 2017  The parallel worlds of tourism destination management and the creative industries: exchanging knowledge, theory and practice, Journal Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Pages 1-10 | Published online: 04 Apr 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19407963.2017.1308950

New research Eric Tchouamou Njoya and Neelu Seetaram 2017, Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis,

Eric Tchouamou Njoya and Neelu Seetaram 2017,  Tourism Contribution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis,  Journal of Travel Research, 1–12  doi.org/10.1177/0047287517700317 Abstract The aim of this article is to investigate the claim that tourism development can be the engine for poverty reduction in Kenya using a dynamic, microsimulation computable general equilibrium model…. Read more »

What hospital catering could learn from the prison system – BU published in the Conversation

What hospital catering could learn from the prison system – BU published in the Conversation BU research, Knowledge Exchange, Research communication Rachel Bowen Jeff Bray, Bournemouth University and Heather Hartwell, Bournemouth University Prisoners eat better than hospital patients in Britain. Our research found that prisoners consume around three times more calories than patients and their… Read more »

Meet Bournemouth University in Jakarta Indonesia and Penang Malaysia

Bournemouth University Global Festival of Learning ASEAN 2017 Indonesia – Jakarta: Monday 27th March at Binus University  & Tuesday 28th March at Hotel Mulia Jakarta  Malaysia – Penang : Thursday 30th Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Penang  & Friday 31st March Hotel Jen Penang for the extensive programme please see www.bournemouth.ac.uk/global-fol and https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/sites/default/files/asset/document/%20global-festival-of-learning-asean-progamme-2017-v2.pdf The Global Festival of Learning is our way of celebrating… Read more »

Smart Tourism Workshop at eTourism Bournemouth University

Smart Tourism Workshop eTourismLab, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University – Fusion Building FG06  Wednesday 22 March 2017 – 10:00-17:00  Fusion, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus BH12 5BB, UK Supported by Digital Town Smart tourism is changing the competitiveness of tourism destinations and determines their ability to cocreate value for their stakeholders. Through interoperability and interconnectivity of systems tourism destinations will… Read more »

New research: Cheryl Willis, Adele Ladkin, Juliet Jain, William Clayton, 2017, Present whilst absent Home and the business tourist gaze, Annals of Tourism Research,

Cheryl Willis, Adele Ladkin, Juliet Jain, William Clayton, 2017, Present whilst absent: Home and the business tourist gaze, Annals of Tourism Research, Volume 63, March 2017, Pages 48–59   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2016.10.008   Highlights •Exploring business travel as contemporary mobility. •Develops the concept of the ‘business tourist gaze’. •Examines the role of technology in family life for business… Read more »