School of Tourism

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 »

Student event raises over £3,500 for the Poole Africa Link

 On Friday 22 March 2013,  five Bournemouth University Event Management students successfully organised a wonderful evening full of food, music, dance and fundraising at The Haven Hotel, Sandbanks. The black tie dinner and auction was in aid of the locally based charity, Poole Africa Link, who send out doctors and nurses to the Wau district… Read more »

Final Year Students take on the High Ropes as part of the STEEP Programme

This week 20 final year students went to Avon Tyrrell to undertake high ropes activities, archery and pioneering as part of the STEEP programme. The student’s first had to take part in the high ropes challenge where they were kitted out with helmets and harnesses before they scaled the trees. The students had to complete… Read more »

UG-PG Review

This week the School was involved in the Periodic Review of all its Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes which involves academics from other universities and representatives from all the industry sectors covered by the School. Following an excellent event involving staff and students 6-year approval was awarded to all School Programmes. Particular thanks must go to… Read more »