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4th Annual E-Conference between Bournemouth University and Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau

Last week, some of the MSc Events students organised the 4th annual e-conference between the School of Tourism and IFT, Macau. The e-conference was this year titled “Heritage and Tourism: An Unholy Alliance?” Dr Jonathan Edwards, Dr Vijay Reddy, Dr Feifei Xu and PhD student Indra Bhaskara from the School of Tourism gave key note… Read more »

A Festivity Mashup

   Last week the School of Tourism hosted a “festivity mashup” ideas cafe in the Loft. The event was put on by the Leisure and Recreation research theme from the School of Tourism. ‘Festivity’ is an expanding and critical phenomenon that is impacting on all areas of life from events, technology and gaming, health and wellbeing,… Read more »

eTourism innovations in the Digital era event as part of the Festival of Learning

Monday, 10 June 2013 from 13:30 to 18:30 (BST)  The Digital Era requires tourism organisations and destinations to use Information Communication Technologies and adopt eTourism innovations to strengthen their competitiveness. This free event, which is part of the Festival of Learning, gives the opportunity to show case research undertaken by the eTourism Lab at the… Read more »

Miguel Moital takes part in IHG Trend Report Debate 2013

Last week, Senior Lecturer Miguel Moital took part in an event which launched the IHG Trends Report, compiled by The Futures Company. The report called “The new kinship economy: from travel experiences to travel relationships” looks at specific trends and how they are going to affect the travel industry in the next 10 years. Miguel… Read more »

Dr Tim Breitbarth invited to SRH Hochschule Heidelberg as part of a continuing partnership

  At the end of February, Dr Tim Breitbarth was invited to SRH Hochschule Heidelberg by Prof Dr Sebastian Kaiser and Prof Dr Christian Keller (Head of Sports and Events Management; see photos).  SRH is the oldest and largest private university for applied sciences in Germany. Bournemouth University has developed a strong partnership with the SRH… Read more »

School of Tourism showcases its CPD Programme at the Hotel and Catering Show 2013

Last week Bournemouth University School of Tourism showcased it’s CPD Programme at the Hotel and Catering Show 2013. As well as exhibitions from companies in the hospitality industry, the show also included live food demonstrations from some prestigious chefs and restaurants. The School of Tourism were there to showcase their CPD programme. Keith Hayman, BU’s… Read more »

Invitation to attend the Bournemouth University and Macau IFT Video Conference on the 21st March

On the 21st March, Bournemouth University will be hosting its annual video conference with Macau IFT. This year’s conference has the topic of World Heritage. The conference will be held in PG146 on Talbot Campus from 9.00am to 12.00pm The conference is opne to all students and aims to enhance the academic exchange between IFT… Read more »