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Professor Adele Ladkin from the School of Tourism delivers Keynote address at the International Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference, Sörenberg, Switzerland

Professor Adele Ladkin was an invited keynote speaker at the International Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference organised by the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) in Sörenberg, Switzerland.  The conference took place over two days in November 2012, with the first day being held in Luzern and the second day at the HTMi campus in… Read more »

Dr Maharaj Vijay Reddy to assess the impact of the Japanese Tohoku Tsunami

Taken from the BU Research Blog Congratulations to Dr Maharaj Vijay Reddy from the School of Tourism who has received a small grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation (GBSF) London for his pilot research on the impact of the Tohoku Pacific Tsunami. The Tohoku Pacific earthquake (8.9 magnitude) and the tsunami that followed have… Read more »

Hospitality Management Student Cara McElroy is named one of HOSPA’s Student Scholarship Winners

Last week it was announced that Hospitality Management Undergraduate student Cara McElroy was announced as one of HOSPA’s Student Scholarship Winners. HOSPA (‘Hospitality Professionals Association’ for Finance, Revenue Management and IT) is a non-profit educational organisation which has evolved from BAHA (British Association of Hospitality Accountants) which was formed in 1969.  The aim of HOSPA is… Read more »

Fancy a provocative and challenging debate over a free lunch? Join us for BU’s first Ideas Café on Health and Tourism!

On 5th December from 12.00 until 14.00 at the EBC, Bournemouth University will be hosting its first Ideas Café. The Ideas Café is an interactive event aimed at increasing BU’s engagement with the public and to provide a key networking opportunity. The first session is on Health and Tourism and aims to bring together colleagues… Read more »

The Green House Hotel in partnership with Bournemouth University: Health and Wellness Weekend 18th and 19th January 2013

The Green House in partnership with the Bournemouth University is delighted to launch its first health and wellness weekend. In time for your New Year resolutions, we have developed a weekend to help guide you on your way to a healthier and nutritious future. A weekend of delicious food approved by the nutritionists at the… Read more »

Hospitality Management Students attend the 7th Student Development Forum

On Thursday several Hospitality Management students attended the 7th Student Development Forum in London. Level I student Mhairi Strachan gives us her account of the day: “The Institute of Hospitality joined together with Starquality in order to co-ordinate their 7th Student Development Forum at The Premier Inn, Kings Cross, London. Monica Or from Star quality… Read more »

School of Tourism Careers Forum

On Wednesday 21st November the School of Tourism held its own Careers Forum at Bournemouth University. The Forum was attended by over 30 different businesses relevant to students looking for placements and graduate jobs in the industry. The students got a chance to interact with the businesses and ask them questions about their businesses. As… Read more »

Tourism Management graduate Stacey Smith named as one of Tomorrow’s Travel Leaders under 30

Back in August, Tourism Management graduate Stacey Smith was nominated by Travel Trade Gazette as one of Tomorrow’s Travel Leaders 30 Under 30. Although Stacey was only named in 30 Under 30 in a few months ago, she says it has already helped her network with key figures and other aspiring travel leaders. “Getting your… Read more »

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 »