Barbara is proud of a number of achievements in her career so far, including:

  • Experience in research, European projects, teaching, accreditation, curriculum design, conference organisation, academic and industry presentations
  • Speaker at academic conferences and industry events around the globe
  • Academic advisor for students in the area of eTourism
  • Well-established global network with academia and industry in the field of tourism
  • Co-organisation and co-chair of more than five international conferences and workshops
  • Project leader of the Austrian re-accreditation process of the BA in Innovation and Management in Tourism, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria
  • 2nd Prize for Best PhD Proposal at ENTER2012
  • Election as the youngest board member of the International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) in January 2013.
  • Award ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013