Academic Activities

pencil-holder-icon_bwEuropean & UK Projects Grants

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Balance Network:
Digital work-life-balance: ‘Going off the grid’: Can employees really switch off during travel?
Principal Investigator: Dr. Barbara Neuhofer
Co-Investigator: Prof. Adele Ladkin

pencil-holder-icon_bwAcademic Event Organisation

2018 Overall Conference Co-Chair
Krems, Austria, 14-15 May 2018
2017 Chair IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2017
IFITT Doctoral Summer School
Salzburg, Austria, May 2017
2016 Session Organiser and Co-Chair
Should we still switch off our phones on holidays? Bournemouth University Festival of Learning 2016
Bournemouth, UK, June 2016
2016 Session Organiser and Co-Chair
Employee connectivity during travel
Beyond Balance Event (EPSRC Balance Network)
London, UK, June 2016
2016 Principal Investigator – Event Organisation
EPSRC Event: Digital work-life-balance: ‘Going off the grid’: Can employees really switch off during travel?
Bournemouth, UK, March 2016
2015 Event Organisation – Team 
Smart Tourism Workshop: IFITTtalk@Bournemouth University Festival of Learning
Bournemouth, UK, July 2015
2015 Conference Moderation – Research Paper Session
ENTER 2015 Conference
Lugano, Switzerand, February 2015
2013 Co-Chair IFITT Doctoral Summer School
IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2013
Bournemouth, UK, July 2013
2012/13 Student Committee Chair ENTER 2013 PhD Workshop
ENTER2013 Conference
Innsbruck, Austria, January 2013
2012 Event Organisation & Moderation
WTM Technology enabling Travel organised by IFITT World Travel Market
London, UK, 5 November, 2012
2011/12 Event Organisation
Technology Enhanced Experience Economy World Travel Summit
London, UK, 18 April, 2012
2010 Conference Moderation – Scientific Track
Brennpunkt eTourism 2010, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria, 15 November 2010.
2010 Conference Organisation – Team
Brennpunkt eTourism 2010, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria, 15 November 2010, 550 participants.

pencil-holder-icon_bwEditorial Board, Committees & Reviewer

Editorial Board & Associate Editor
Editorial Board Member

  • Tourism Review – Editorial Board
  • Investigaciones Turísticas
Ad-hoc reviewer for more than 15 international journals:

  • Anatolia
  • Annals of Leisure Research
  • Annals of Tourism Research
  • Electronic Markets – The International Journal on Networked Business
  • eReview of Tourism Research
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • International Journal of Tourism Cities
  • International Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism
  • Journal of Destination Marketing and Management
  • Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology
  • Journal of Information Technology & Tourism
  • Journal of Location Based Services
  • Journal of Service Theory and Practice
  • Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Journal of Vacation Marketing
  • Sustainability
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Management Perspectives
  • Tourism Review
  • Tourist Studies
  • ENTER Conferences – International Conference on Information and Communications Technology in Travel and Tourism
  • CAUTHE Conference – Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Conference
  • Culture, Sustainability, and Place: Innovative Approaches for Tourism Development, Azores, Portugal
  • STCB – Smart Tourism Congress Barcelona
  • FFH Forschungsform der Fachhochschulen Österreich
  • ISCONTOUR – International Student Conference in Tourism Research
  • University of Alicante Seminar ‘Smart Destinations: new horizons in tourism research and management’
European Commission
  • COST Project Proposals
Book Proposals
  • CABI
  • Channel View Publications
  • Springer

pencil-holder-icon_bwAdvice & Consultancy

Expert Interview
Topic: Digital Detox Holidays
Bachelor Dissertation: Lobach, A. 2017
Expert Interview
Topic: Experience Co-Creation and Customer Loyalty
Bachelor Dissertation: Mulero, D. 2017
Expert Interview
Topic: Digital Detox Holidays
Bachelor Dissertation: Schmuck, M. 2017
Expert Interview
Topic: City Travel and Gamification
Bachelor Dissertation: Guterl, L. 2016
Expert Interview
Topic: HCI within the tourism value chain
Masters Dissertation: Garcia, M. 2016
Expert Interview Topic: Mobile native applications in tourism
“Anwendungen und Potentiale zu mobilen nativen Applikationen im Reiseveranstaltersegment” (Bachelor Dissertation: Weiland, E. 2013)
Expert Interview
Topic: Mobile tourism
“mTourismus: Eruierung neuer Vertriebsmöglichkeiten im Tourismus durch mobile Endgeräte” (Bachelor Dissertation: Kreimer, M. 2011)

pencil-holder-icon_bwProfessional Memberships

Fellow Higher Education Academy
Board Member of the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) (2013-2017)
Member of the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT)
Member of the FHS eTourism Research Lab
Member of Special Interest Group SIG: ICT CAUTHE
Member of the Institute of Travel & Tourism (Awarded ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013)
Member of Tourism Research Infor­ma­tion Net­work (TRINET)
Affiliate Member of the Bournemouth University eTourismLab
Former Member of the Bournemouth University John Kent Institute in Tourism

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