Dr. Barbara Neuhofer wins Outstanding Achievement Award for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice 2016

In November 2016, Barbara was honoured with the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ PG Certificate in Education Practice 2016' awarded by Bournemouth University, UK. The Award is given to the member of staff who has demonstrated an outstanding achievement in their studies and been awarded the highest mark of the group at distinction level. The Award recognises the …

Experiences of the 21st Century: The Era of ‘Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences’

We have seen an increasing interest in customer experiences in recent years. Companies are seeking ways to create better experiences for customers and customers want more meaningful experiences when they purchase, consume or travel. Consumers are no longer satisfied with 'simple service', a simple service encounter or transaction. - Instead they want to get compelling experiences by buying into …

Co-Creating Student-Teacher Class Experience #BUHospitality15

This semester I have started an experiment to put co-creation into teaching practice. Together with my MSc International Hospitality & Tourism Management and MSc Hotel & Food Service Management students, we have co-created our in-class online. This is the result of the journey. #BUhospitality15 Check out the great highlights & memories that we created! [View the story "#BUHospitality15: …

Dr Barbara Neuhofer presents IFITTtalk@Salzburg opening talk

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Lecturer at Bournemouth University and Treasurer at IFITT gives the opening talk for the IFITTtalk@Salzburg. The IFITTtalk is a new initiative with the aim to share and exchange knowledge on cutting edge topics in the field of eTourism. The first IFITTtalk@Salzburg took place on the 22nd of October 2015 at Salzburg University of Applied Science as a …

Going off the grid: Disconnected on my Digital Detox Walk

Technology, technology, technology Three years I have read, written, lived and breathed the topic 'Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences'. On my PhD journey, I have studied the impact of technology on and its role in travel experiences. I did not only study the topic, but have have always travelled with 'my technologies', as probably many other people in my …

2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award @ ENTER 2015

Dr Barbara Neuhofer, Prof Dimitrios Buhalis and Prof Adele Ladkin have been awarded the 2nd Place Journal Paper of the Year Award for their paper 'A typology of technology enhanced tourism experiences', published in the International Journal of Tourism Research. The award was received at the ENTER2015 Conference in Lugano, Switzerland, the world leading conference …

Barbara Neuhofer presents at the 10th Brennpunkt eTourism

Barbara Neuhofer was invited as a speaker to the 10th edition of the Brennpunkt eTourism 2014, taking place on 23 October 2014 at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria. Her presentation, held in the scientific-track of the congress, focused on the cutting-edge topic "Experiences, Co-Creation & Technology: Creating Enhanced Customer Experiences". Further information about the …

Barbara Neuhofer awarded as a winner of the International PhD Student Competition 2013

Barbara Neuhofer has just returned from a two-week overseas trip to Australia where she has been invited as one of the 15 winners of the International PhD Student Competition 2013. The School of Management, University of South Australia hosted 15 of the world’s top PhD students to participate in an interdisciplinary forum entitled “Management in …

Barbara Neuhofer awarded ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013 Award

  Last week Barbara Neuhofer was awarded the ITT PhD Student of the Year Award during the ITT’s Annual Chairman’s Summer Cocktails. Barbara was nominated for Bournemouth Universty by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis who has worked closely with Barbara in the e-Tourism lab. The award ceremony was held at The House of Commons and was sponsored …