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BA Leisure Marketing invites all Alumni to 21st celebrations

  Alumni are invited to join this celebration of 21 years of Leisure Marketing, organised by a group of current ‘BALM’ students. Come celebrate, catch up and be reBUnited with alumni friends and lecturers of Bournemouth University. See how the course and University has evolved and raise money in memory of accomplished Leisure Marketing academic… Read more »

BU celebrates Chinese New Year

BU is celebrating the year of the dragon with the Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) on Monday January 23. The CSSA invites anyone who wants to celebrate along to the evening, which is completely free and will be held in Dylans Bar on Talbot campus. To celebrate Chinese new year there will be a… Read more »

Travel companies need to offer more to attract online market

Two accountancy firms, KPMG and Wilkins Kennedy suggest that the amount of travel companies going bust in 2011 is linked to customers willingness to book online to get a better deal, rather than buy in store. 24 tour operators went into administration last year and more are expected in 2012. Professor Buhalis of Bournemouth University… Read more »

Dr Vijay Reddy talks to Radio 4 you and yours programme

Dr Vijay Reddy appeared on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours programme today talking to the man in charge of building new airside hotels at Heathrow airport. If you listen to today’s You and Yours programme from 19 minutes in you can hear Dr Reddy talking about why airside hotels are safer than sleeping in… Read more »

How dangerous is mould? BU lecturer talks to the Guardian.

If left for too long they can cause liver cancer apparently- Phillipa Hudson Senior Lecturer in Food Safety at BU told the Guardian. Philippa Hudson, senior lecturer in food safety at Bournemouth University, admits that she would only remove a centimetre or so beyond the surface mould to continue eating a product. Stating that is… Read more »

BU Tourism Futures Forum @ WTM2011 World Travel Market, ExCeL, London, Thursday 10th November 2011 – 14.00 to 16.00

BU Tourism Futures Forum @ WTM2011 REGISTER ON : http://buatwtm.eventbrite.com/ World Travel Market, ExCeL, London, Thursday 10th November 2011 14.00 to 16.00 Room: North Gallery Rooms 6&7 http://www.wtmlondon.com/page.cfm/Action=Seminars/SeminarID=56 Chaired by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Bournemouth University tourism experts organise again the BU Tourism Futures Forum @ WTM2011 and engage leading tourism practitioners from around the world on an interactive discussion to examine… Read more »

Big welcome to Dr Stephen J Page who will be joining BU in January

Dr Stephen J Page will be joining the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University in January. Stephen has previously worked at London Metropolitan University, where he worked as a Senior Professor in Sustainable Tourism Management. As well as working for London Metropolitan University Stephen has also worked for University of Stirling as Professor of Tourism… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis attends the United Nations World Tourism Organisation 2011 19th General Assembly

Number one influential author for articles in Tourism Management (*Google Scholar 2010), or BU’s Deputy Director of the International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, Professor Dimitrios Buhalis participated in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation 2011 19th General Assembly conference in Gyeongju, South Korea. Global experts gathered to discuss the UN officials debated the role of… Read more »

Planning for Mega Sport Events

With the 2012 games just around the corner there couldn’t be a better time to be at Bournemouth University considering planning, impacts and legacies around mega sports events. Combine this with a Santander Scholarship and PhD student Rami Mhanna looks set to produce world leading research. Rami plans to evaluate the potential of various mega… Read more »