Bournemouth

The Digital Destinations Project start their workshops with businesses and E-Marketing students

This week the Digital Destinations project, that launched back in October (See here), started its seminars with businesses and students. The aim of the project is to capture change in the adoption and use of digital technologies and to develop a strong, competitive local tourism economy. Through increased understanding and use of emerging digital technologies,… Read more »

Digital Destinations Project Launch Event

Last week saw Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism host two launch nights for the ESRC funded Digital Destinations programme. The aim of the project is to capture change in the adoption and use of digital technologies and to develop a strong, competitive local tourism economy. Through increased understanding and use of emerging digital technologies, tourism… Read more »

BAEM and BALM Innovation Field Trips

Last week first year Events Management and Leisure Marketing students were taken on field trips as part of their Event Innovation and Leisure Innovation units, respectively. With the aim of making the experience of developing a business case for a new event/product as realistic as possible, students are given a local client to work with…. Read more »

Jo Hawkes visits Clarence House for World Osteoporosis Day

Last week we bought you the story about Jo Hawkes, Associate Lecture in Sport and Coaching Science, being asked to be a Chance to Shine Ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Society (See here) In that article, we mentioned that Jo had been invited to Clarence House to meet with Camilla Parker-Bowles for the International Osteoporosis… Read more »

Bournemouth University Digital Destinations – 60 Businesses Needed – Application Deadline 31st August

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism has successfully attracted funds from the Economic & Social Research Council to deliver a project “Digital Destinations”. The aim of the project is to capture change in the adoption and use of digital technologies and to develop a strong, competitive local tourism economy. Through increased understanding and use of emerging… Read more »

Bournemouth University School of Tourism and the National Costal Tourism Academy

On Tuesday 13th August Eric Pickles, MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government announced the allocation of a Coastal Communities Fund grant to the National Coastal Tourism Academy in Bournemouth. The grant of £2 million will create the world’s only specialist coastal tourism academy, with the aim to turn local expertise into knowledge… Read more »