BA Hons Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management graduate wins Human Resources Manager of the Year Award at the Caterer and Hotelkeeper awards

Last week Hospitality Management graduate Sarah Banner (nee Strawbridge) won the Human Resources Manager of the Year Award at the Caterer and Hotelkeeper awards held at the Lancaster Hotel, London. Sarah, who is currently HR manager at The Cavendish London, fought off fierce competition to win the award. Sarah as well as winning the award… Read more »

Institute of Hospitality Aspiring Manager Awards Dinner 2012

Last week, Rebecca Cridge and Mhairi Strachan, Hospitality Management students were invited to attend the Institute of Hospitality London Branch Aspiring Manager awards dinner. The dinner was hosted at The Langham Hotel, London and was attended by students, Hospitality Managers, General Managers and Directors of companies representing some of our top hotels and suppliers. Each… Read more »

Susan Horner and Kimberly Kirk-Macaulay present published paper At EuroCHRIE

On Saturday, Hospitality Management Graduate Kimberley Kirk-Macaulay and Dr Susan Horner presented their paper at the 30th EuroCHRIE conference in Lausanne. The European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE) is the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of International CHRIE, the leading international organisation that supports education and training for… Read more »

Hospitality awards given in memory of BU students who have passed away

Hospitality students at BU who have overcome adversity and made the most progress have received awards in memory of previous students who have passed away. The parents of three former Hospitality students at Bournemouth University, who have since sadly passed away, gave the annual awards to current students in their memories on Friday. The Mark… Read more »

Hospitality Management Lecturer Crispin Farbrother stays at Channel 4’s Hotel GB

Last week, Hospitality Management lecturer Crispin Farbrother got the opportunity to stay in Channel 4’s Hotel GB. We asked him for his response on staying at the hotel and here is his response: SO here it is, my final reflective comment about Hotel GB following my stay there and watching the series on TV. I… Read more »

New Additions to the School of Tourism

Over the summer and after a lengthy interview process, we are happy to announce some new arrivals and promotions within the School of Tourism. Dr Avital Biran will be joining us from the University of Surrey/Ben-Gurion University as a senior lecturer in October 2012. Avital will be joining the Tourism management team when he arrives…. Read more »

Two School of Tourism Academics Published in American Hosteur Magazine:

Professor Adele Lankin and Dr Susan Horner, both from the School of Tourism, have recently been published in the 20th anniversary issue of Hosteur magazine. Hosteur magazine is the magazine for future Hospitality and Tourism Professionals and is published as part of CHRIE, the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. The latest edition… Read more »

Bournemouth University Hospitality Management Student Placement Experience as part of the Royal Household

As well as sharing news from the School and students, we also like to share our student experiences with you.  Hospitality Management student, Suzanna Jordan shares her experiences of her placement year as part of the Royal Household.  “From the start I sought out placements in hotels, I never imagined where I would end up…. Read more »

BU Hospitality students scoop first place at top industry conference

  Three winning BU hospitality students were at the Hilton on Park Lane attending the Master Innholders conference on Monday to collect their competition trophy.  Julian Dombrowsky, Suzanne Parr and Eleanor Moore stepped on stage in front of over 450 top industry professionals to do a short presentation and collect their award for creating  the… Read more »