Bournemouth University

John Fotis has been invited to deliver a key note speech at the 11th annual “Tourism and Development” conference in Athens

BU’s eTourism Lab member and PhD student John Fotis has been invited to deliver a keynote presentation, among a number of distinguished speakers, at the 11th annual “Tourism & Development” conference in Athens, organized by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). The conference is taking place on 29-30 October at Athenaeum Intercontinental, and the keynote panel… Read more »

Two Bournemouth University School of Tourism Students Join FMI

Taken from http://www.fmigroup.co.uk/2012/10/girl-power-four-young-graduates-join-fmi-2/ FMI’s successful internship programme has triggered the careers of four women under 25. Embracing fresh ideas and understanding emerging technologies are essential to advising our clients well. At FMI our successful internship programme ensures we keep on trend with the latest web and social media movements by bringing the best fresh, young… Read more »

Bournemouth University Open Day

On Saturday Bournemouth University opened its doors to potential new undergrad students. The new potential students got the chance to have a look around the facilities including the new academic Kitchens and Sport Labs, as well as receiving campus tours. The School of Tourism stand was very busy throughout the day with current students and… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism Hosts BU Tourism Futures Forum at World Travel Market 2012

Once again, Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism experts organise the BU Tourism Futures Forum at World Travel Market 2012. Chaired by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis the forum will engage leading tourism practitioners from around the world on an interactive discussion to examine the future of tourism. The global challenges and opportunities for both tourism destinations and… Read more »

MSc Tourism Graduate Christy Hehir’s New Job and Book Success

Today we are sharing with news from a MSc Graduate, Christy Hehir who has recently got a new job at Visit Britain and is also seeing her first book published. If you would like to order a copy of the book or for more information please contact christyhehir@googlemail.com @christyhehir Christy will be joining Visit Britain… Read more »

Tourism Management Students Field Trip to Jersey

Last week our Level C Tourism Management got the chance to go on a 3 day trip to Jersey to learn about Jersey Tourism. The students travelled to Jersey by ferry on Friday 12th October and arrived just after midday after a very rocky journey! Once they arrived they met with Jersey Tourism Marketing Manager,… 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 »

Jo Hawkes has been asked to be a Chance to Shine Ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Society

Last month saw the launch of an exciting new strategic partnership between the National Osteoporosis Society and the Cricket Foundation’s ‘Chance to Shine’ programme. Jo Hawkes, due to her own personal experiences and research into premenopausal osteoporosis has been asked to become a Chance to Shine Ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Society collaboration with the… Read more »

Dress for Success Fashion Show: Models Needed

On November 21st Bournemouth University is hosting one of its many career events at the Talbot Campus.  Students will be invited to come and meet with potential employees and get the opportunity to network within in their chosen industry.  Part of the day will include a “Dress for Success” Fashion Show showcasing the newest professional… Read more »

Professors Dimitrios Buhalis and Roman Egger were invited to contribute at their 2nd HHE Hoteliers’ Meeting from 7th to 9th October 2012 in Ireland

Taken from: http://buhalis.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/BuhalisatHistoricHotelsEurope.html#!/2012/10/BuhalisatHistoricHotelsEurope.html Professors Dimitrios Buhalis and Roman Egger were invited to contribute at their 2nd HHE Hoteliers’ Meeting from 7th to 9th October 2012 in Ireland Very glad to work with Historic Hotels of Europe  www.historichotelsofeurope.com/and explaining how to create experiences, manage social media, develop cocreation opportunities and start using augmenting reality for tourism and hotel… Read more »