Tourism

PROVISIONAL programme for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University, 4-6th September 2017 Visitor Economy

PROVISIONAL programme for the BU Tourism and Hospitality Conference Bournemouth University,  4-6th September 2017  Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy Register on https://thevisitorseconomy.eventbrite.com The conference has attracted a very large number of abstracts and due to public demand we will extend the deadline  Look forward to welcome you to Bournemouth University  Adam Blake, Neelu Seetaram, Dimitrios Buhalis Provisional Programme… Read more »

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017

International Tourism and Hospitality Conference The Visitor Economy: Strategies and Innovations Bournemouth University 4-6 September 2017 http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/visitor-economy Register on https://thevisitorseconomy.eventbrite.com Conference topics The visitor economy includes all activities which contribute to visitors experiences. At the core are the components of the tourism product, such as accommodation, food, restaurants, transport and attractions. The concept, however, is much… Read more »

New article: The female tourist experience in Egypt as an Islamic destination

New article: Brown, L., Osman, H., 2017, The female tourist experience in Egypt as an Islamic destination, Annals of Tourism Research, Volume 63, pp.12–22 access for free until 26th February on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738316301736 Abstract : In Islamic destinations female tourists face the added challenge of negotiating their way through male constructed local norms. This paper fills the gap in gender… Read more »

Bournemouth University supports the Dorset Tourism Awards and celebrates innovation and service

Bournemouth University was very well involved with the Dorset Tourism Awards http://www.dorsettourismawards.org.uk/ @swtourismawards #dorsettourismawards last week at the Tank Museum. The Department of Tourism and Hospitality supports the Dorset Tourism Awards and celebrates innovation and service. On behalf of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Bournemouth University Dr Sean Beer presented the awards. TOURISM EVENT & FESTIVAL… Read more »

Bournemouth University event at the World Travel Market WTM: eTourism: Disrupting innovations for Tourism and Hospitality

WTM eTourism: Disrupting innovations for Tourism and Hospitality Monday 7th November 2016, 10:30 – 12:15   WTM Inspire Theatre – EU475 FREE event – need to have access to the World Travel Market on Monday https://bu-ifitt-wtm.eventbrite.co.uk http://www.wtmlondon.com/en/Sessions/28215/eTourism-Disrupting-innovations-create-opportunities-and-challenges-the-tourism-and-hospitality-industry Disrupting innovations generate significant market structure changes, modifying the operating practices, industry structure and dominant logic. This structural change is affecting… Read more »

Bournemouth University International Conference – The Visitors’ Economy: Strategies and Innovations

Bournemouth University International Conference – The Visitors’ Economy: Strategies and Innovations Monday 4th- Wednesday 6th  September 2017  https://goo.gl/ckcuHU  Please email abstracts to: DepTHconference2017@bournemouth.ac.uk Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality is pleased to invite you to the international conference on The Visitors’ Economy: Strategies and Innovations, organised in collaboration with our global partners. The conference brings… Read more »

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis invited to the University of Pretoria and meets the South Africa Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis Head of Department of Tourism and Hospitality at Bournemouth University was invited to the University of Pretoria to deliver a keynote speech on Universal Accessibility for Tourism and meets the South Africa Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.   The Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University is a partner with the University of Pretoria, one… Read more »

Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality celebrates the World Tourism Day 27th September 2016

World Tourism Day 2016 at Bournemouth University Department Tourism and Hospitality Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility’  Going Beyond UN World Tourism Day 27th September 2016 Lees Lecture Theatre 10:00-12:00  The World Tourism Day aims to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social,… Read more »

Academic Vacancies in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management at Bournemouth University

Academic Vacancies in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management  https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/jobs/all-vacancies/academic-roles at Bournemouth University Department of Tourism and Hospitality  Please note that we are currently inviting applications for the entire range of  Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management  Professor in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management http://goo.gl/iKkqJ9  closing day 26 September   Associate… Read more »

New paper by Janet E. Dickinson, , Julia F. Hibbert, Viachaslau Filimonau Mobile technology and the tourist experience: (Dis)connection at the campsite Tourism Management Volume 57, December 2016, Pages 193–201

New paper by Janet E. Dickinson, , Julia F. Hibbert, Viachaslau Filimonau  Mobile technology and the tourist experience: (Dis)connection at the campsite Tourism Management Volume 57, December 2016, Pages 193–201  doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2016.06.005 Highlights •50% of tourists have some desire for mobile disconnection. •Tourists have dilemmas regarding mobile connectivity. •Digital engagement has a small effect on desire for mobile disconnection. •Developers of digital… Read more »