Leisure, Recreation & Tourism: PGR
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Visit Britain’s research in 35 countries around the world indicates that the country’s core strengths as a visitor destination are heritage, history, pageantry and culture (Heritage Lottery Fund 2010). The… »
In May 2015, the Commission for Europe of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), who oversees the worldwide tourism sector, got together in Haifa, Israel for their 58th meeting to discuss… »
Researchers in BU’s School of Tourism are experts in a range of fields. To find out more about each researcher, follow the link to their staff profile page. Dr Andrew… »
The Leisure, Recreation and Tourism theme has a vibrant postgraduate research community. PhD researchers are involved in a number of cutting-edge and exciting projects in the fields of tourism, hospitality, sport, leisure, retail and events.
The School of Tourism has a long history of being one of the foremost providers of PhD training in tourism, hospitality, leisure, events and associated areas.
Emma Mosley: Transforming stress in athletes: Exploring the psycho-physiological constructs of a positive approach to stress in high performing athletes
Researcher: Emma Mosley My name is Emma Mosley and I am a recent graduate from Bournemouth University. I received a First Class Hons degree in Sport Psychology and Coaching Sciences… »
Nicholas Gregori: Innovative service marketing delivery using social media networking: Learning from review websites in the tourism/hospitality industry
Researcher: Nicholas Gregori Nicolas completed his degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the International School of Management in Dortmund, Germany, in 2008, and then went on to complete a… »
Zornitza Yovcheva: 3D mobile, Context-Aware Tourism City Applications: Technology challenges and user requirements
Researcher: Zornitza Yovcheva Zornitza Yovcheva’s undergraduate studies in Geography have taken her all over Europe. As well as studying at the University of Sofia in Bulgaria, she also travelled to… »
Researcher: Gregory Kapuscinski Gregory completed his BA in Tourism and Recreation at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, Poland. After graduating he worked in a five-star resort… »
Ivana Rihova: Consumers as producers: The dimensions of consumer-to-consumer co-creation in the event experience
Researcher: Ivana Rihova Ivana began her tourism studies in her native Czech Republic, completing a degree in Travel and Tourism Management in 2007. After spending her summers working abroad, twice… »
Researcher: Sarah Price My name is Sarah Price and I am an Associate Nutritionist. Originally from Germany, I moved to Bournemouth about 5 years ago, where I studied within the… »
Researcher: Barbara Neuhofer Barbara Neuhofer is currently a PhD Researcher at the John Kent Institute in Tourism and eTourismLab at Bournemouth University, where she writes her thesis about “Technology Enhanced… »
Researcher: Mei Kun Loi (Vicky) Mei Kun Loi (Vicky) is currently a full time PhD researcher at The School of Tourism, Bournemouth University. Before joining Bournemouth University, Mei was a… »
Sarah Pyke: A systems theory approach to the health effects of vacationing in England and growing visitor economy
Researcher: Sarah Pyke My name is Sarah Pyke and I am a proud Canadian. I hold a Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development, a Bachelor of Business Administration… »
Researcher: Pree Thiengburanathum The increasing number of international tourists and the large amount of information that is available on the Internet and other sources has given tourists a lot of… »
Research and education in the tourism and hospitality industries is set to be transformed following the creation of the John Kent Institute in Tourism at BU. The Institute is named… »