School of Tourism

Senior lecturer in Sports Management, Andrew Adams contributes a book chapter to the “Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy”

Senior lecturer in Sports Management, Andrew Adams has contributed a chapter to the “Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy” to be published in July 2013. Andrew co-authored the chapter with his old colleague Iain Lindsey, from Edge Hill University. The chapter titled “Sport Development and Community Development” critically analyses some of the important conceptual and policy… Read more »

School of Tourism Sport Development and Coaching Science Graduate Profile

  Nick Guy finished his degree in Sport Development and Coaching Science degree last year and since then has helped set up Witlr, a graduate employment business with a twist. Wiltr aims to make it simple for all businesses, no matter what size, industry or location to find the right student or graduate for their… Read more »

Graduate elected to CIM regional board

28 year old Leisure Marketing graduate Simon Hood has been elected on to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) South East regional board. Simon, who is Head of Marketing for leading relocation specialist HCR, will help steer the direction of the CIM’s South East chapter covering Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Solent and the Thames Valley. The… Read more »

Bournemouth University Disaster Management Courses

Last month, the Bournemouth University Disaster Management Centre trained Bangladesh’s members of the armed forces, civil administrators and development partners on disaster management. The course was organsied by the Armed Forces Division, aimed at building capacity across the civil administration, international organisations and the military, which would all be involved in the event of a… Read more »

Dr Vijay Reddy was invited to an influential UN conference on Sustainable Tourism

Dr Maharaj Vijay Reddy from the School of Tourism was invited by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Paris Office to moderate an intergovernmental conference session on “Tourism Growth – Sustainable, Green and Inclusive?” at the 3rd Annual Conference of Partners of the Global Partnership of Sustainable Tourism (GPST) on 26 March 2013. Dr Reddy… Read more »

The Third Digital Destinations Seminars

The third Digital Destinations seminars took place last week at the EBC. The seminars started with a discussion on key concepts including: do businesses have an eVision for digital marketing? How do they perceive the benefits (and costs) of digital marketing? What is the role of their technical partner? How does digital marketing enable a… Read more »

Two Event Management Students make it to the final 12 of the prestigious Eventice Competition

  Last week two of our final year event management students made it to the final 12 of the Eventice competition, held annually at the Confex Exhibition. Sophie Bailey and Jake Potter successfully made it through to the final 12 of the prestigious competition. Run by Event and ESP Recruitment, the Apprentice-style competition is designed… Read more »

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 »