School of Tourism

Making Waves: The International Conference on Events and 10th AEME Educators Forum

Next week Bournemouth University will be welcoming over 100 guests to the University for the International Conference on Events and 10th AEME Educators Forum. The conference will be held at the EBC and will be attended by Event Management academics and professionals from around the globe. The conference has an extremely varied programme across the… Read more »

Rami Mhanna visits Russia as part of the Santander Travel Grant

Last year we bought you the story of Rami Mhanna receiving a Santander Scholarship. Below he shares his experiences of travelling to Russia as part of his grant: As part of Santander Travel Grant, I am visiting Russia in order to do a research about Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. I started by visiting Moscow State… Read more »

Dorothy Fox shadows officials at the Edinburgh Marathon in preparation for Bournemouth’s first Marathon

On 6th October 2013 Bournemouth will host its first ever Marathon Festival run by GSI events. The course includes some of the most stunning views in Bournemouth & Poole as well as both piers as part of the 26.2 miles route. Bournemouth University will be managing two of the 6 sectors. School of Tourism lecturer,… Read more »

Sport students reflect on overseas activity and participation in international management game in The Netherlands

In April 2013 Dr Tim Breitbarth, senior lecturer in sport management, visited BU’s new Erasmus partner Hanzehogeschool Groningen. Led by a local colleague, he also contributed to organise and run an intensive international student management game in further cooperation with colleagues from Coventry University and German Sport University. Overall, 140 students from 10 countries participated… Read more »

BU scholars intensifying links to German Sport University Cologne

  Dr Tim Breitbarth and Dr Andrew Adams, both senior lecturers in sport management, visited the elite sport university as part of on-going teaching and research collaboration. Besides teaching extensively on various international Masters and undergraduate programmes and advising PhD researchers, collaborative work with the Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management and the Institute… Read more »

Richard Gordon presents at 3rd Fire Safety and Technology Forum

Back in May, Richard Gordon MBE was a key note speaker at the 3rd Fire Safety and Technology Forum. Richard is currently Director of the International Disaster Management Centre at Bournemouth University. The purpose of the event was to provide high-quality education, technology and networking opportunities for fire safety and other related responsibilities. Last month… Read more »

School of Tourism Highlights at next week’s Festival of Learning

Next week, Bournemouth University will be hosting the Festival of Learning across its different campus’. Over the two weeks the Festival is on, there will be over 100 events to choose from. Many of the events are free and are delivered by BU staff keen to share their enthusiasm and experience with you. Highlights offered… Read more »

“Don’t eat poo and die, eat poo and live: An investigation into the things that we eat and the things that we don’t” event as part of the Festival of Learning

As part of the Festival of Learning, Sean Beer will be hosting an event titled “Don’t eat poo and die, eat poo and live: An investigation into the things that we eat and the things that we don’t”. This free event takes place on Wednesday 5th June from 7pm -9pm on the Talbot Campus. This… Read more »

UN World Tourism Organisation discusses technology & social media as tool for competitive tourism at conference

Bournemouth University Professor Dimitrios Buhalis chaired the conference and advised countries on how to use social media and technology to boost tourist trade Technology and social media are becoming critically important tools for successful international tourism. This has been recognised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the Minister of Tourism in Costa Rica,… Read more »