Bournemouth University

The School of Tourism recruits a Graduate & Professional Engagement Associate

The School of Tourism has recently recruited Maria Nas to the new HEIF post of Graduate & Professional Engagement Associate (GPEA). Maria has just finished her Msc Events Management degree so is already familiar with Bournemouth and the University. The aim of Maria’s role is to develop, implement and monitor relationship marketing activities with graduates,… Read more »

Pamela Watson is appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Priest’s House Museum

Pamela Watson has recently been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Priest’s House Museum in Wimborne. The Priest’s House Museum and Garden is located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne Minster. Using collections rich in archaeology and costume, and childhood and local history material, the museum tells the story… 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 »

Bournemouth Research Chronicle: Green Tourism

Today we are bringing you the final article that was published in the latest edition of the Bournemouth Rsearch Chronicle: Dr Janet Dickinson and Dr Viachaslau Filimonau article on Green Tourism: Each year our desire to get away from it all contributes to around 5% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. Ignoring the impact of… Read more »

David Skillicorn Prestige Holidays Guest Lecture Series for Tourism Students

Today Level I Tourism Management students received their first of five guest lectures from David Skillicorn of Prestige Holidays as part of their Tour Operations unit. David will be lecturing the students every Tuesday in the lead up to their assignment for the unit and will be aiming to provide them with industry insight that… Read more »

Bournemouth Research Chronicle: London 2012: the legacy

Following on from yesterday’s research chronicle blog, today we are posting Richard Shipways’ article. Richard is holding a free conference on the London 2012 Legacy on Friday 9th November at the EBC, Bournemouth. The conference, called “Going for Gold: Leveraging Post Olympic Tourism Legacies”, is open to anyone and has some fantastic Key Note Speakers…. Read more »

Bournemouth Research Chronicle: Ethical Shopping

This month, three School of Tourism have had articles posted in the Bournemouth Research Chronicle (BRC). To celebrate this great achievement we will be re-posting their articles across the week on the blog. First off, Dr Jeff Bray and his article on Ethicial Shopping: When Dr Jeff Bray started his research into ethical clothing decisions,… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism host International Week with new Erasmus partner universities:

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism has recently signed three Erasmus agreements with three Universities in Europe to enhance international links to high quality international research and teaching institutions, especially in the area of sport business and events management. To celebrate this recent agreement Dr Tim Breitbarth (Senior Lecturer in Sport Management) organised various guest lectures,… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism helps to revolutionise hospital meal times

For the first time in the UK, a new system being rolled out across the Royal Bournemouth Hospital will see patients more empowered when it comes to choosing and ordering meals.  Instead of completing a paper menu a day in advance, a new bedside touch screen system will allow patients to preview dishes of the… Read more »

School of Tourism graduate Kasper Roe Iversen shares his story

This week International Event Management Top Up Graduate, Kasper Roe Iversen returned to Bournemouth University to meet with his dissertation tutor, Caroline Jackson.   Kasper’s dissertation focused on Sport Sponsorship and Caroline put him in contact with Rob Mitchell, BALM Graduate and Commercial Director at AFC Bournemouth.  Kasper and Rob have kept in touch and… Read more »