Bournemouth University

MSc Tourism Graduate Christy Hehir Royal Success

A few weeks ago we bought you a blog story on Christy Hehir book success. See  here. To add to that success, Christy recently got the opportunity to give the Duchess of Cambridge a copy of her book! Last week Christy got the opportunity to attend the TUSK charity event at the Royal Geographical Society. She… Read more »

BAEM and BALM students receive numerous industry talks this week

This week there is a high number of guest lectures and talks being offered for Events Management and Leisure Marketing students. As part of the careers forum on Wednesday 21st will be exhibiting or giving industry talks: Stephen Lawrence is Managing Director of specialist London based event management division, Ultimate Experience of Concerto Group.  Concerto… Read more »

Tourism Management students visit Spinnaker Tower

  Back in October, all of our second year students got the chance to visit the Spinnaker Tower as part of their Tourism Development and Planning unit. The unit it focuses on regeneration projects and obviously the Spinnaker Tower is a great example for the students. Soaring 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent,… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis presents at the 6th Obiettivo Turismo

On Wednesday 14th November, Dimitrios Buhalsi presented at the 6th Obiettivo Turismo. The Obiettivo Turismo is an event created to discuss timely and significant issues of concern for tourism in Ticino, Switzerland. This year the programme, offered to all operators and tourism partners, time for reflection and debate, urging them to discuss important tourism issues…. Read more »

School of Tourism Careers Forum

The School of Tourism is again running a Careers Forum on Wednesday 21st November, 2012. The event takes place in Kimmeridge House from 10am – 4pm and includes an exhibition from leading industry employers as well as guest lectures from people across industry. There are three elements within the day: The first part of the… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis contributes to the Smart Cities Innovation and the future of City Tourism panel at the UNWTO Global Summit as UNWTO launch One Billion Tourists: One Billion Opportunities Campaign

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis of Bournemouth University and President of IFITT contributed to the Smart Cities Innovation and the future of City Tourism panel at the UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism in Istanbul. Professor Buhalis said as “Global tourism is reaching 1 billion, international tourism is becoming a global industry regenerating economies and regions contributing… Read more »

Jean-Claude Baumgarten receives an honorary PhD during School of Tourism graduation

Last week over 700 students graduated from the School of Tourism during the graduation ceremonies held at the Bournemouth International Centre. Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students all received their degrees in front of their fellow students, families and School of Tourism staff members, during the ceremony. As well as the students, the School of Tourism… Read more »

School of Tourism host two events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science

Last week Debbie Sadd and Richard Shipway hosted events as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Festival of Social Science. For Debbie’s event she invited pupils from three Dorset schools to come and debate the legacy of the London 2012: Olympics. The students from Poole Grammar School, Budmouth College and Brockenhurst College… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism at World Travel Market

Last week the School of Tourism exhibited at the World Travel Market at the Excel Centre in London. The School of Tourism was the only university that exhibited at the four day event and they showcased some of the exciting advances being made in tourism at Bournemouth University, as well showcasing their courses and business… Read more »