School of Tourism

A Family Kitchen Safari Event as part of the Festival of Learning

On Saturday 8th June, Philippa Hudson will be hosting A Family Kitchen Safari as part of the Festival of Learning being held at Bournemouth University This free event is a chance to investigate how microbiological contamination is spread around your kitchen environment using some hands on experimentation for all the family Using UV gel to… Read more »

Bournemouth University eTourism Lab and the Digital Tourism Think Tank partnership

The eTourism Lab is excited to announce a partnership with the The Digital Tourism Think Tank This knowledge partnership will lead to insights into cutting edge research conducted by the different researchers from the eTourism Lab. In the next months, best practice research on a variety of e-tourism topics will be shared on the Digital… Read more »

Sport students participate in international management game in The Netherlands co-organised by BU staff

In April, Dr Tim Breitbarth, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management, visited Hanzehogeschool Groningen, a Dutch Erasmus partner university of the sports group since 2012. The extended visit was almost overdue since senior academic Gerco van Dalfsen, who is also the European Association for Sport Management General Secretary, visited Bournemouth in October last year, and is… Read more »

“eTourism innovations in the digital era” event as part of the Festival of Learning

 As part of the Festival of Learning, Dimitrios Buhalis will be hosting an “eTourism innovations in the digital era” event on Monday 10th June. The event will take place from 1.30pm – 6.30pm and will be based at the Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University. The Digital Era requires tourism organisations and destinations to use Information… Read more »

Bournemouth University has become the latest ITT Centre of Excellence

ITT has recently announced that Bournemouth University has become the latest ITT Centre of Excellence. ITT created the Centres of Excellence status to recognise leading universities keen on working particularly closely with the Institute. Universities with Centre of Excellence status will be able to use a dedicated logo, receive support in organising industrial placements, have… Read more »

Social Media for the terrified event as part of the Festival of Learning

On Monday 3rd June, Debbie Sadd will be hosting a free “Social Media for the Terrified” workshop as part of the festival of learning taking place this June at Bournemouth University. This interactive workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to find out more about how to use social media. The half-day activity will comprise… Read more »

Coast into Bournemouth’s coastal academy

Taken from the Daily Echo, to see the full article please click here EUROPE’S first National Coastal Tourism Academy has been introduced to Bournemouth’s tourism and academic chiefs. The academy plans to launch a number of initiatives for the town’s tourism trade, with the aim of generating new jobs and boosting the town’s appeal. The… Read more »

Rafa Haddad PhD success

Last week Rafa was awarded her PhD subject to some minor changes being made to her thesis. Rafa’s PhD is titled “A critical analysis of the experiences of female business owners in the development and management of tourism-related micro and small handicraft businesses in an Islamic society: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” Her PhD is… Read more »

Students pass BiiAB personal licence certification course

 Students pass BiiAB personal licence certification course  Last week 14 of our School of Tourism students took the BiiAB personal licence certification course. Today we found out that all of them passed the course.  Passing the course allows the holder to apply for the very sought after personal alcohol licence issued by the UK government… Read more »